EQAC Hearing

January 12

The Fairfax County Environmental Quality Advisory Council will hold a public hearing on January 12 at 7:30 p.m. in conference rooms 2 and 3 of the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, Virginia. 

EQAC’s Annual Report on the Environment was presented to the Board of Supervisors on November 17 and is available at http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dpz/eqac/report2015/.  Information about the council is available at http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dpz/eqac/.  "Please note that, while the public hearing is being held shortly after the completion of the Annual Report, the public hearing is not intended to focus on this report, but is instead intended to hear your views and concerns regarding any environmental issues of interest to you," according to the hearing notice.

If you would like to speak and see comments ASNV has given in the past, contact Glenda Booth at gbooth123@aol.com.

If you’d like to sign up to speak, call the Department of Planning and Zoning at 703-324-1380 or send an e-mail message (and/or submit written testimony) to EQAC@fairfaxcounty.gov.  Or contact Noel Kaplan and he will sign you up.  Noel Kaplan is the Senior Environmental Planner and at 703-324-1369.

People can also present video testimony. You can upload your video testimony (five minutes or less is preferred) to YouTube, Ustream or Vimeo and then let Mr. Kaplan know how to access your video.  He will present your video at the public hearing.  The deadline for posting your video online and informing him (by an e-mail to eqac@fairfaxcounty.gov) is 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 5.  He requests that there be no more than one video submitted per person.