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Member of the Alexandria Environmental Policy Commission and the Waterfront Committee

eco Schools

ENERGY STEWARDSHIP AWARD For saving energy equivalent to removing 454 cars from the roads, Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) earned the Award for Energy Stewardship from Energy Education, a national company focused on energy education programs. During the Alexandria City … Continue reading

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So what the h**l is happening with Climate Change Science?

Come and find out. EPA lecture at City Hall, 15th March 7.30p room 2000. Is Alexandria going to be swept under the sea? What was Climategate? Why are parts on Antarctica growing and other parts shrinking/ Should I cancel my … Continue reading

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Descruffilization of Alexandria

There are times when the city can look right scruffy. Litter is the issue. Litter dropped in ignorance by those who do know better or litter blown from open recycling bins on the day of curbside collection. Let’s all make … Continue reading

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Green Buildings

Green Building Workshop Series – Saturday, February 5 An Eco-City Alexandria Initiative Workshop #1 of 6 – Greening Your Home, Apartment, or Small Business The City of Alexandria invites members of the public to attend the first Eco-City Alexandria Green … Continue reading

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More News from Alexandria Schools

Home » Green » System-wide System-wide Green Activities and Awards In addition to ensuring capital improvements are energy efficient and earth-friendly, ACPS has implemented and is in the process of implementing numerous complementary activities that address climate management and water … Continue reading

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Clean Air Act Saved

Once again the Clean Air Act came under threat and once again it was saved – but only just. Why do some people want to put business ahead of health – and then get re-elected for this stance?

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Another ACPS Success

EARTH FORCE WINNERS ONCE AGAIN Nancy Bort’s seventh grade classes in Francis C. Hammond I won the Earth Force classroom of the year for the Capital Region for the second year in a row! They were presented with a very … Continue reading

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