EQAC Resolutions and Positions

EQAC issues recommendations to the Board of Supervisors through two mechanisms:

1.  The Annual Report on the Environment;
2.  Resolutions and positions issued during EQAC meetings.

EQAC's most recent resolutions and positions are:


January      EQAC support for a proposed Center for Stormwater Technology Advancement in Virginia (pdf)
January       EQAC comments to staff on draft TMDL Action Plans (pdf)
January      EQAC comments to staff on a December 2016 advance draft of an update to the Board of Supervisors' Environmental Vision document (pdf)
February    EQAC correspondence to the Board of Supervisors regarding lead levels in Fairfax County children (pdf)
March        Testimony on the FY 2018 Fairfax County budget (pdf)
April            EQAC support for the Coastal Storm Risk Management Study (pdf)


February    EQAC support for funding of the Virginia Stormwater Local Assistance Fund (pdf)
March:       Testimony on the FY 2017 Fairfax County budget (pdf)
July           EQAC support for well-designed regional trail systems (pdf)
August:      Retention of legislative position regarding paper and plastic bags (pdf)
August:      Legislative position--renewable energy (pdf)
September: Legislative position--energy efficiency (pdf)


January        Position on the county's fall cankerworm control program (pdf)
                               Memorandum to the Board of Supervisors clarifying information presented in EQAC's position on the fall cankerworm control program (pdf)
February      EQAC comments on the MITRE building energy technology report (pdf)
April:           Testimony on the FY 2016 Fairfax County budget (pdf)
September:    Retention of legislative position regarding paper and plastic bags (pdf)


April:            Testimony on the FY 2015 Fairfax County budget (pdf)
June             Memorandum to the Board of Supervisors regarding funding for the Environmental Improvement Program (pdf)
July              Memorandum to the Board of Supervisors regarding the potential for hydraulic fracturing in the George Washington National Forest (pdf)
July               Legislative position regarding disposable bags (pdf)
August          Position on a Noise Ordinance modification proposal (pdf)
November    Support for grant funding through the Stormwater Local Assistance Fund (pdf)


January:        Memorandum to the County Executive regarding the FY 2014 budget (pdf)
February:      Memorandum supporting county assumption of sign enforcement authority in highway rights-of-way (pdf)
April:            Testimony on the FY 2014 Fairfax County budget (pdf)
April:            Memorandum to the Board of Supervisors regarding application of urban development standards (pdf)
May:             Memorandum (dated June 10, 2013) to the Board of Supervisors regarding advertisement of a proposed stormwater management ordinance (pdf)
June:             Memorandum to the Board of Supervisors regarding Fairfax Forward (pdf)
August:          Legislative position regarding disposable bags (pdf)
August:          Reiteration of July 2012 legislative position regarding uranium mining (pdf)
September:     Legislative position regarding community net-metering (pdf)
September:     Memorandum to the Board of Supervisors regarding the stormwater management ordinance (pdf)
September:     Memorandum to the Board of Supervisors regarding proposed improvements to the Braddock Road/Pleasant Valley Road intersection (pdf)
November:     Memorandum (dated December 6, 2013) to the Board of Supervisors regarding the Countywide Dialogue on Transportation (pdf)


January:        Resolution supporting retention of Virginia's uranium mining moratorium (pdf)
February:      Resolution regarding the Northern Virginia Regional Water Supply Plan (pdf)
April:            Testimony on the FY 2013 Fairfax County budget (pdf)
July:             Legislative position regarding disposable bags (pdf)
July:             Legislative position regarding uranium mining (pdf)
July:             Legislative position regarding power purchase agreements (pdf)
October:       Resolution of concern regarding Dulles Toll Road/Tysons vehicle access feasibility options (pdf)


February:     Resolution supporting county purchase of the Energy Resource Recovery Facility (pdf)
March:         Resolution regarding cable TV set-top boxes (pdf)
                        -- Attachment (pdf)
March:         Resolution regarding the proposed FY 2012 county budget (pdf)
April:           Position regarding a proposed Public Facilities Manual amendment addressing public street design (pdf)
May:            Follow-up memorandum regarding the proposed PFM amendment addressing public street design (pdf)
August:        Legislative position regarding disposable bags (pdf)
December:    Memorandum (dated January 23, 2012) to the Board of Supervisors thanking the board for actions relating to signs in highway rights-of-way (pdf)


April:           Letter regarding the FY 2011 budget (pdf)
April:           Recommendation regarding air quality monitoring in Fairfax County (pdf)
April:           Recommendation regarding the draft Plan amendment for the Tysons Corner Urban Center (pdf)
July:             Recommendations/questions regarding illegal highway signs and cigarette butt litter in Fairfax County (pdf)
August:        EQAC perspectives on the Virginia Department of Transportation's 527 review process (pdf)
August:         Legislative proposal:  Sign enforcement in highway rights-of-way, §33.1-373 (pdf)
August:         Legislative proposal:  Sign enforcement in highway rights-of-way, §33.1-375.1 (pdf)


March:         Letter supporting the establishment of a stormwater service district (pdf)
April:           Letter regarding the FY 2010 budget (pdf)
April:            Letter reiterating support of funding for implementation of watershed plans (pdf)
May:            Letter supporting efforts to protect headwater streams (pdf)
July:            Resolution supporting legislation discouraging the use of plastic bags (pdf)
July:            Legislative proposal:  Reducing environmental contamination from plastic and paper bags (pdf)
July:            Position regarding proposed state stormwater management regulations (pdf)


January:       Resolution on county capital facilities projects (pdf)
January:      Resolution on sign regulations (pdf)
January:       Resolution on the wildlife management program (pdf)
January:       Letter addressing consideration of establishment of regulations regarding stream buffers upstream of Resource Protection Areas (pdf)
January:       Resolution concerning a proposed Policy Plan amendment addressing headwater stream protection/restoration (pdf)
January:      Letter supporting resources needed for implementation of the Fairfax County Park Authority's Natural Resource Management Plan (pdf)
August:        Legislative proposal:  Adequate public facilities ordinance (pdf)
August:        Legislative proposal:  Greenhouse gas emissions--mandatory reporting (pdf)
September:   Resolution related to the conservation of trees during the land development process (pdf)


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