The City of Alexandria is seeking public comment on the Draft Energy and Climate Change Action Plan. The comment period is Jan. 6 - 27, 2023. Comments may be submitted online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ECCAP2023.
Alexandria’s Draft Energy and Climate Change Action Plan (ECCAP) provides strategies and actions to reduce community-wide greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by 2030 and 80 to 100% by 2050, and includes strategies focused on climate change adaptation to both increased precipitation and extreme heat. This Action Plan helps the City better respond to climate change impacts and environmental emergencies and aligns with the Environmental Action Plan 2040 https://www.alexandriava.gov/Eco-City.
The ECCAP builds on existing City energy, greenhouse gas reduction, and climate action efforts. The Energy and Climate Change Task Force, established by City Council in September 2020, helped the process of updating the ECCAP.For more, visit alexandriava.gov/energy/energy-and-climate-change-action-plan