Friday, January 1, 2010

Arlington Creates Community Energy & Sustainability Task Force

Arlington County Board 2010 New Year's Day meeting on TwitpicI'm live-blogging the Arlington County Board's traditional New Year's Day meeting over at Wanted to give you a heads up about something just announced:
11:37am -- Jay Fisette says 2010 will be about sustainability -- specifically, fiscal and environmental sustainability. Says that we must maintain our social safety net even in tough budget times. Announces the creation of a "green ribbon task force" -- the Community Energy & Sustainability Task Force, building off the Fresh AIRE effort. Announces the task force members, which include an impressive range of leaders from businesses, community organizations & utilities, along with State Sen. Mary Margaret Whipple. Was a little surprised not to hear anyone from ACE on the panel, but there are other environmentalists involved like "Solar Scott" Sklar.
Read more at the live blog!
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