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Digging into Mayor Garcetti's 'sustainable' LA plan




Mayor Eric Garcetti answers the media's questions outside Council Chamber.
Mayor Eric Garcetti answers the media's questions outside Council Chamber.
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Following Gov. Jerry Brown's lead, L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti is getting serious about sustainability.

He unveiled his vision for an eco-friendly city on Wednesday. That 20-year outlook includes an increase in the use of electric cars, more reliance on solar power and a reduction in gas emissions.

Mark Gold, acting director of the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability at UCLA, has more on Garcetti's laundry list of environmental goals.