MVCCA Environment and Recreation Committee

Cathy Ledec , Chair

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Welcome!

The Environment and Recreation Committee is a group of dedicated volunteers who work to preserve and enhance the quality of life through protection of the environment and promoting recreational activities for the Mount Vernon District. The community representatives of the E&R Committee provide a mixture of grass roots and independent technical evaluations of projects and issues that affect the Mount Vernon District.

 


 MEETING

Wednesday, July 2 , 7:15 PM

Topic: Fall Cankerworm

Room 3, Mount Vernon Government Center, 2511 Parkers Lane.


  Topics for upcoming E&R meetings (subject to revision)

 

 

 

 

  


Important Documents and Links*

2232 Review Application for Green Energy Park (wind and solar) at Lorton construction debris landfill

Request for Special Exception Amendment to Expand Lorton landfill--Proposed Development Conditions

Citizens' Action Plan for Litter Prevention


 

CLIMATE CHANGE, ENERGY and CONSERVATION

USGCP Key Findings - 2009
EPA Climate Change Main Page
EPA Climate Change FAQs
Virginia Offshore Wind Energy - Fact Sheet
National Academy of Sciences "Understanding and Responding to Climate Change (2008 Edition)" (pdf)
Take this interesting quiz about coal, clean air and renewable energy
Frequently Asked Questions about Compact Flourescent Bulbs (pdf)
US Global Change Research Program
Clean Coal Technology
 
 

AIR QUALITY

Council of Governments/ Metropolitan Washington Air Quality Committee
Draft State Implementation Plan

 

WATER QUALITY

TMDLs - FAQ 
TMDLs - Glossary 
Watershed Planning Project/Fairfax County 
Stream Protection Strategy
Virginia Institute of Marine Resources
Chesapeake Bay Program/Wetlands

 

PLANTS and TREES

Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation
Virginia Urban Forest Council

 

WILDLIFE

Virginia Fish and Wildlife Information Service

 

RECYCLING and HAZARDOUS WASTES

HP Computer and Other Electronics Recycling
Disposal of Unwanted Medicines

 

PESTICIDE ENFORCEMENT / INFORMATION

Virginia Department of Agricultural and Consumer Services Office of Pesticide Services
National Pesticide Information Center
 
*Links to Government Agencies and Organizations are provided for informational purposes only.
The MVCCA neither endorses nor is responsible for their content.


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