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People taking a lunch break in downtown Tampa Thursday had a chance to take a spin on an electric scooter, grab a reusable bottle and learn about other sustainable ways of living during Hillsborough County's first "Love Hillsborough" event.

As USF St. Petersburg works to set new sustainability standards, the campus continues to implement eco-friendly projects.

In 2016, USFSP adopted a Climate Action Plan and pledged to achieve two goals: to reduce its baseline greenhouse gas emissions by 50 percent by 2035 and to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050.

Tesla said on Tuesday it was complying with a Justice Department request for documents, in connection with Chief Executive Elon Musk's announcement that he was taking the publicly traded company private.