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Ctry.sort iconLocationPopulationActionLinks
United StatesSan Francisco, California744,041May 3, 2007 —

City authorized Peak Oil Preparedness Task Force to investigate issue and make recommendations.

United StatesSan Francisco, California744,041Jan 2, 2008 —

Task Force began meeting, to continue until October with a report released in December 2008.

United StatesAustin, Texas743,074Sep 4, 2007 —

Energy Depletion Risks Task Force started meeting. Goal of comprehensive risk assessment and contingency plan.

United StatesWhatcom County, Washington185,953May 20, 2008 —

County council unanimously passes resolution creating joint energy scarcity task force with city of Bellingham.

Resolution 2008-042
United StatesDenver, Colorado588,349Nov 10, 2005 —

Mayor Hickenlooper hosted Denver World Oil Forum in collaboration with ASPO-USA.

Conference site
United StatesPortland, Oregon537,081May 10, 2006 —

Resolution to establish a task force to study peak oil, seek community and business input, and develop recommendations on mitigation strategies.

Resolution #36407
United StatesPortland, Oregon537,081Mar 7, 2007 —

The final report of the Peak Oil Task Force appears to have been the first major peak oil vulnerability assessment by a U.S. city.

Descending the Oil Peak: Navigating the Transition From Oil and Natural Gas
United StatesPortland, Oregon537,081Mar 7, 2006 —

City council passes resolution to accept the final report of the Portland Peak Oil Task Force, setting a goal of reducing community fossil fuel use by 50% in 25 years.

Resolution #36488
United StatesSan Francisco, California744,041Mar 17, 2009 —

The Task Force released its report and held its final meeting on March 17 2009.

Peak Oil Preparedness Task Force Report
United StatesLawrence, Kansas88,605Jan 20, 2009 —

The Task Force held the first of ten meetings scheduled for 2009. A final report is expected no later than 12 months after the initial meeting.

Peak Oil Task Force
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 StatesWesterly, Rhode Island22,966May 1, 2009 —

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

Peak Oil Task Force
United StatesSpokane, Washington200,975Mar 13, 2009 —

Mayor's Task Force on Sustainability released City action plan to address climate change and energy security.

Sustainability Action Plan
United StatesSan Francisco, California744,041Sep 24, 2009 —

The Peak Oil Preparedness Task Force presented its report to the GAO Committee of the Board of Supervisors.

Archived footage of the meeting

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