September 2021

Fairfax County

October 2021 Fairfax County Advocacy Updates

natalie, September 24, 2021

October 2021 Fairfax County Advocacy Updates FACS Scores a Victory in Campaign to Encourage Fairfax County to Enact a 5 Cent Tax on Plastic Bags After a campaign by FACS activists, allied groups, and community members, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors (BOS) voted 9-0 on September 14 to become the first county in Virginia… Read more »


October 2021 Alexandria Updates

natalie, September 23, 2021

October 2021 Alexandria Hub Updates Next Monthly Meeting: Tuesday, October 5, 7:00 p.m. Look for the meeting reminder email with details, including a Zoom link. Not on our Alexandria email list? Sign up! City Climate Action Plan Please attend and encourage your neighbors to attend the first public meeting of the City of Alexandria update… Read more »


October 2021 Arlington Updates

natalie, September 23, 2021

October 2021 Arlington Hub Updates FACS’ Arlington County Hub is partnering with other organizations on efforts to improve our environment. We are co-sponsoring an educational series on carbon neutrality and energy efficiency, working with QCNOVA on controlling polluting landscape equipment, and joining the successful effort to enact a plastic bag tax. During October, we will… Read more »

Fairfax County

Fairfax County Must Move on Climate Action

natalie, September 14, 2021

Fairfax County Government Must Move Quickly on Climate Action The clock is ticking to meet the 2030 50% Greenhouse Gas reduction goal in the Community-wide Climate and Energy Action Plan. The Plan includes three benchmark goals: By 2030, Fairfax County will reduce GHG emissions by 50% from a 2005 base year. By 2040, Fairfax County… Read more »