Environment

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Current Initiatives

Increasing environmental sustainability and resilience for the health, safety and welfare of Loudoun residents and businesses is a strategic initiative of the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors. Current efforts include:

Read a review of Loudoun County's current and past environmental initiatives, strategies and actions (PDF)

The county's Environmental Commission is building an environmental strategy for the Board of Supervisors to consider. The commission, which includes a wide range of representation from the community, industry and higher education, is currently focusing on five key topic areas:

  • Energy sustainability, including clean and renewable energy usage;
  • Enhancing natural resources, such as trees, wildlife, watersheds, and land conservation;
  • Environmental justice, which examines the impact of environmental issues on underserved populations;
  • “Government by example,” which includes programs to enhance the sustainability of Loudoun County government operations;
  • Increasing public engagement in environmental and sustainability initiatives.