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Lindsay Baxter is a Project Manager for the Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC). In this role she works with communities ranging in population from 75 to over 300,000, to implement sustainability efforts that reduce environmental impact and climate change, help local governments save money, and improve quality of life for local residents. Key programs she works on include: the Pittsburgh Climate Initiative and the Mon River Town Program, a community and economic development initiative along the Monongahela River in southwestern Pennsylvania. Prior to joining the PEC, Baxter served as the first sustainability coordinator for the City of Pittsburgh, in the Office of Mayor Luke Ravenstahl. Lindsay Baxter is being honored as a Champion of Change for her innovative energy priorities and sustainable living practices making a greener community a possibility in any American city or town.