Putting Mom and Pop First
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Ross C. Rocky Anderson is the mayor of Salt Lake City (SLC). He received a B. S. degree from the University of Utah and obtained his law degree from George Washington University. For twenty-one years, he worked as an attorney specializing in civil litigation. He also worked as a community volunteer, serving on the boards of several community-based nonprofit organizations. Anderson took office as Salt Lake City's mayor on January 3, 2000. He has initiated many innovative green policies in his city, and has been a leader in getting other city governments to adopt sustainability policies. He has also been a prominent voice calling for the impeachment of President George W. Bush. This chapter presents the answers of Anderson to the questions related to the opportunities and challenges facing the local green economy movement. It lays out strategies for a more successful green movement and describes how communities have protected their victories from legal and political challenges.