1. Sacramento is the seventh most populated city in California.
2. The city has been recognized as a Tree City USA for twenty nine years.
3. To remove urban runoff from the city streets, the Department of Utilities maintains a series of canals, pipes, and pumps that direct water away from homes and into creeks, lakes, and rivers.
Top Ten Greenest Economic Cities
The rankings explain the presence of a green economy among United States cities. These indicators gauge, for instance, which cities’ public transit, renewable energy, local food, and development approaches are more likely to either limit or intensify the negative economic and environmental impacts of fossil fuel dependence.
The rankings are based on the presence of a city or public-private incubator for clean technology industries, including renewable energy, advanced transportation, advanced water treatment, alternative fuels, green building, and energy efficiency.