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Climate change, population growth, and public opinion constitute some of the most influential factors driving Environmental Public Health (EPH) to strategically incorporate sustainable policy into the way we do business. Sustainability has two distinct definitions as it pertains to EPH policy and this project plan. In the first definition, sustainable policy means policy that can live, breath, and evolve with emerging issues and technology. Policies should be built with a sound structure, yet have the malleability to adapt. In the second definition, sustainable policy must address the protection and enhancement of our most critical resources such as water, food, and air safety. This requires protecting the public at the point of exposure, but also protecting the source itself. The focus of this project plan has been to examine first why gaps exist between current EPH policy and the needs of our community and environment. Not surprisingly, these gaps have not been created by any one element, rather a combination of issues such as a lack of resources, political pressure, and a lack of leadership. The second focus of this project is identifying leverage points and putting together practical tools to begin to develop sustainable EPH policy. A diverse group of stakeholders is being put together to set priorities and develop policy direction for EPH in Clark County. While the long term goal is to have this sustainable policy development group (SPDG) work on an ongoing basis with EPH issues, initially the focus will be on developing a rainwater catchment policy for beneficial reuse. The goal is to develop a policy that is efficient and effective in Clark County but could be used as a model for other jurisdictions as well. The SPDG is scheduled to begin working together in mid-2012. Note: These documents have not been revised or edited to conform to agency standards. The findings and conclusions in these reports are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.