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CATEGORY: Environment

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09/21/22 New Montgomery County Website Highlights Flooding Issues, Concerns and Solutions; Also Includes Links to Flooding Survey and Outreach Events
09/13/22 ‘Clean Water Montgomery’ Grants Available for Local Nonprofits and Community Groups with Awards Up to $100,000
09/01/22 Montgomery County to Offer Free Webinar Series on Installing EV Charging Stations in Condos, Co-ops and Townhome Communities on Sept. 6 and Sept. 11
08/30/22 Montgomery County Climate Action Annual Report Highlights 75 Accomplishments to Reduce Climate-Related Risks
08/10/22 Montgomery County Completes ‘High Road Economic Inclusion Framework for an Equitable Climate-Ready Economy’ Report Addressing Climate Change, Equity, Economic Development
07/20/22 Montgomery County Launches ‘Reducing Food Waste Begins with You’ Campaign
07/19/22 Montgomery County Commercial Food Scraps Recycling Partnership Program Reaches Milestone of One Million Pounds of Commercial Food Scraps Recycled
07/13/22 Montgomery County Marks the 40th Anniversary of Shady Grove Transfer Station by Beautifying Its Landscape with 33 New Shade Trees
07/07/22 Montgomery County Executive Elrich to Help Dedicate New Glenmont Forest ‘Green Streets’ Project at Community Block Party on Sunday, July 10
06/24/22 Montgomery County Showcases Its New High-Tech Flood Sensor Program That Can Provide Earlier Alerts to Residents About Potential Flooding
06/13/22 Montgomery County Executive Elrich and Councilmember Riemer Partner on Maryland’s First Comprehensive Building Decarbonization Legislation
06/07/22 Members Sought for New Montgomery County ‘Building Performance Improvement Board,’ with Applications Due Friday, June 10
06/06/22 Montgomery County Releases Third Quarter Updates of Climate Action Plan Implementation That Include Progress on More Than 70 Recommendations
05/26/22 Montgomery County Presents 23rd Annual Awards for Recycling Achievement
05/17/22 Montgomery County Has the Highest Recycling Rate in Maryland, According to Maryland Department of the Environment
05/02/22 Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich Signs ‘Building Energy Performance Standards’ Legislation into Law
04/29/22 ‘Climate Victory Gardens in Montgomery County’ Will Be Theme of Free Symposium at Brookside Gardens on Tuesday, May 3, to Encourage Growing Food on Residential Properties
04/28/22 Montgomery County to Celebrate Arbor Day by Commemorating the New County Tree on Friday, April 29, in Silver Spring
04/27/22 Montgomery County Seeking Volunteers for 2022 Urban Heat Island Mapping Campaign
04/22/22 Montgomery County’s Free GreenFest Is In-Person for the First Time in Three Years at Brookside Gardens in Wheaton on Saturday, April 23
04/22/22 Earth Day Celebrated in Montgomery County with a Backyard Composting Demonstration in Bethesda
04/20/22 Montgomery County’s Free GreenFest is Back and In-Person for the First Time in Three Years at Brookside Gardens in Wheaton on Saturday, April 23
04/07/22 Montgomery County’s First ‘Litter Trap’ Installed in Anacostia River Tributary
04/06/22 Montgomery County Executive Elrich to Host Online Forum on Thursday, April 7, on Recommended  Operating Budget Items to Combat Climate Change
04/05/22 Earth Month to be Celebrated with Events Throughout April Hosted by Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection
03/31/22 Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich to Address 2022 Montgomery County Energy Summit on Tuesday, April 5
03/29/22 Montgomery County’s Free ‘GreenFest’ Returns In-person to Brookside Gardens in Wheaton on Saturday, April 23, with Green Craft Fair, Electric Car Show
03/24/22 County Executive Elrich, Anthony Stahl of Adventist Healthcare and Katie Rothenberg of The Tower Companies to be Among Speakers at 2022 Montgomery County Energy Summit
03/21/22 Montgomery County Revenue Authority’s Needwood Golf Course in Derwood Recognized for Its Environmental Efforts by Audubon International
03/16/22 Montgomery County Executive Elrich Applauds County Council’s Unanimous Vote to Expand Finance Program for Building Owners to Make Energy-Efficient Improvements
03/08/22 ‘Electric Vehicle Ride and Drive Event’ to be Part of 2022 Montgomery County Energy Summit; Early Bird Registration Ends Wednesday, March 9
03/03/22 Montgomery County to Host ‘Go Electric’ Event on Saturday, March 19, at Montgomery College in Rockville
02/24/22 Early Bird Registration Now Open for 2022 Montgomery County Energy Summit Hybrid In-Person and Virtual Event on Tuesday, April 5, and Wednesday, April 6, in Silver Spring
02/16/22 Montgomery County Releases Second Quarter Updates of Climate Action Plan Implementation That Include Progress on Dozens of Actions
02/14/22 Pulitzer Prize-winner, Science Writer, and Journalist Elizabeth Kolbert joins Contemporary Conversations Series on March 5
02/01/22 Montgomery County’s Department of Environmental Protection Releases ‘2021 Year in Review’ Video
01/24/22 County Executive Elrich Announces Montgomery’s Participation in White House-Led Building Performance Standards Coalition that Will Drive Jobs, Equitable Climate, Health and Energy Benefits
01/20/22 Montgomery County Launches Region’s First Electric Vehicle Purchasing Cooperative Pilot Program and Issues Challenge for Residents to Buy EVs
01/20/22 Montgomery County Government Will Open as Scheduled Jan. 20