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Sustainability and Washington Grove: Presentation and discussion of the Montgomery County Climate Action Plan Draft

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Virtual Presentation Tuesday February 2 at 7:30 PM

The new Sustainability section proposed for the Town’s Master/Comprehensive Plan (currently undergoing a complete review and update) will make a number of recommendations to align Washington Grove with green principles and climate action goals.

Meanwhile, in response to Montgomery County declaring a Climate Emergency in 2018, County Executive Marc Elrich set some of the most ambitious carbon reduction targets and has orchestrated a year- long grass roots effort to develop a Climate Action Plan . The Climate Task Force has released the draft for review and public comment, and we have invited them to present it to the Town Tuesday, February 2 at 7:30 p.m. They are eager to hear feedback to incorporate into the final plan to be sent to the County Council in March or April. This is a great opportunity for one-on-one contact in a plan that will involve us all. For a sneak peek, here is the link to the Climate Page with the Draft Climate Action Plan: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/climate

Here’s how to attend.
Time: Feb 2, 2021 07:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85458324724?pwd=Zjk2bzAzRUtYNUZLVWprTUUrVnhtQT09
Meeting ID: 854 5832 4724
Passcode: 112677
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Climate Action News…

Montgomery County’s Draft Climate Action Plan Climate change is widely recognized as an existential threat to the entire world. Joining a global groundswell of activity to reduce carbon emissions, we can act locally as individuals, as a town and as a county.

On Tuesday, February 2, at 7:30 pm, county officials will present an overview of the newly released draft of the county’s forthcoming Climate Action Plan. Come hear all about it on Zoom https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85458324724?pwd=Zjk2bzAzRUtYNUZLVWprTUUrVnhtQT09

You can also read the draft plan and submit comments at www.montgomerycountymd.gov/climate

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