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AustraliaMaribyrnong, Victoria63,141Apr 15, 2008 —

The council produced and unanimously endorsed a peak oil policy and action plan.

Peak Oil Policy and Action Plan
United StatesChapel Hill, North Carolina54,492Oct 27, 2008 —

Passed resolution recognizing peak oil challenge and necessity of addressing it

Peak oil resolution
United StatesWesterly, Rhode Island22,966Mar 17, 2008 —

Council authorizes formation of peak oil task force.

Formation of peak oil task force (council minutes)
United StatesWesterly, Rhode Island22,966Aug 18, 2008 —

Task force report presented to council

Report to Westerly Town Council
United StatesWesterly, Rhode Island22,966May 1, 2009 —

Task Force website launched. The group also began planning a community garden project.

Peak Oil Task Force
United StatesSebastopol, California7,484Apr 3, 2007 —

Energy Vulnerability Citizens' Committee released their final recommendations for the city.

Charting a Path for a New Energy Future for Sebastopol
United StatesSebastopol, California7,484Jan 1, 2006 —

City Council established Sebastopol Citizens Advisory Group on Energy Vulnerability (CAGE)

United StatesWillits, California4,933Aug 17, 2005 —

A statement calling for sustainable local production of necessary goods and services including food was unanimously endorsed by the city council.

Article on council declaration
United StatesNevada City, California3,001Oct 22, 2008 —

Resolution recognizing peak oil and authorizing the formation of an Energy Scarcity Task Force

Energy Scarcity Resolution
United StatesNevada City, California3,001Jun 15, 2009 —

In its first meeting, the Task Force examined reports and recommendations created by Peak Oil groups in other towns and cities.

United StatesFranklin Town, New York2,451Dec 6, 2005 —

Passed resolution creating a Citizens' Commission to examine the issues raised by declining energy supplies and rising energy costs.

Franklin Town Board Resolution
United StatesHaines Borough, Alaska2,241Mar 1, 2007 —

Created the Haines Energy Task Force

United StatesHaines Borough, Alaska2,241Feb 19, 2008 —

Task force releases final report.

HETF report
United StatesHaines Borough, Alaska2,241Aug 26, 2008 —

Assembly creates an Energy and Sustainability Commission

Resolution to create Energy and Sustainability Commission


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