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SMUD’s Environmental Commitment

Our commitment to the environment is evident every day. It’s a part of how we work, the materials we buy and the decisions we make. We are always looking to reduce our impact on the environment and conserve resources for future generations. You can read the SMUD Board’s strategy on Environmental Leadership and learn more about our activities in the areas below.

Environmental Sustainability
Recycling and waste reduction, green building, clean fleet, and sustainable purchasing.

Environmental Stewardship
Avian protection, Rancho Seco Nature Preserve, habitat conservation, and invasive mussel protection.

Environmental Compliance
Clean water, emergency response, environmental review, Environmental Document Library, and waste management.

Environmental Documents
Required by the California Environmental Quality Act.

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Protecting birds in the wild

Being mindful of wildlife around our facilities.

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2015 Sustainability Report

Environmental stewardship is one of SMUD's guiding principles.

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