Remote Testimony Available for Environmental Quality Advisory Council Annual Public Hearing

Nov. 14, 2008

News Highlights 

  • Public hearing Monday, Dec. 1, to discuss state of the environment, identify environmental issues.
  • For the first time, residents can participate through remote testimony from South County Center.
  • To be placed on the speakers list, call 703-324-1380, TTY 711, or e-mail

More Information 

The Fairfax County Environmental Quality Advisory Council (EQAC) will hold a public hearing for comments on the state of the environment in Fairfax County onMonday, Dec. 1, at 7:30 p.m. in the Board Auditorium, Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. Residents also will be able to participate in the hearing via remote testimony from the South County Center, Room 221A (Woodlawn), 8350 Richmond Highway, Alexandria.

A two-way audio and visual communication hookup will allow communication between the Government Center and the South County Center. This will be the first such remote testimony opportunity provided for a Fairfax County public hearing. It is being coordinated through the county’s Department of Cable Communications and Consumer Protection and Department of Information Technology.

To be placed on the speakers list or for additional information, call the Department of Planning and Zoning at 703-324-1380, TTY 711, or send an e-mail (written testimony also can be submitted via e-mail).

Environmental issues considered by EQAC include water quality, air quality, noise, hazardous materials, solid waste, stream valley protection, wildlife management, light pollution, visual pollution, climate change response and adaptation, land use, transportation and the use and preservation of ecological resources.



Fairfax County Office of Public Affairs
12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 551
Fairfax, VA 22035-0065
Contact: Merni Fitzgerald, Director of Public Affairs
703-324-3187, TTY 711, Fax 703-324-2010
Media Pager: 703-324-NEWS (6397)

Fairfax County is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of disability in all county programs, services and activities. To request this information in an alternate format, call the Office of Public Affairs at 703-324-3187, TTY 711.

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