Office of Environmental and Energy Coordination

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Our office is open to visitors by appointment only. Please call or email from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

TTY 711

12000 Government Center Pkwy, Suite 533
Fairfax, VA 22035

John Morrill,
Acting Director

OEEC Articles and News Releases

On this page you will find links to all past news and article content from the Office of Environmental and Energy Coordination. Expand the sections below to view content by topic area. Content in each section is presented by date, with the most recent content listed first.

News Releases

November 9, 2021: Fairfax County Announces 2021 Environmental Excellence Award Winners

September 20, 2021: City of Alexandria, Arlington County and Fairfax County Move To Adopt Plastic Bag Tax

September 14, 2021: Fairfax County Adopts Disposable Plastic Bag Tax Ordinance

September 14, 2021: Fairfax County Community Aims For Carbon Neutrality By 2050

October 27, 2020: Fairfax County Announces Agreements With Two Energy Service Companies

October 1, 2020: Fairfax County Launches HomeWise Program To Help Low- and Moderate-Income Residents Save Energy and Water At Home

February 13, 2020: Fairfax County Launches Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy and Resiliency Program

December 10, 2019: Fairfax County Awards Solar Power Purchase Agreement Contracts; Launches Large-Scale Renewable Energy Initiative

Clean Energy

Climate Change in General

Community-wide Energy and Climate Action Plan

Explore CECAP's Waste and Natural Resources Strategies

Discover CECAP's Three Transportation Strategies

Tour the CECAP Energy Strategies: 49% Of The Path To Carbon Neutrality

Milestones and Markers: CECAP's Interim and Sector-Specific Goals

CECAP Is A Roadmap To Carbon Neutrality

10 Things Everyone Should Know About CECAP

CECAP Virtual Public Meetings To Be Held May 18 and May 20

Survey Says: CECAP Public Engagement Results Are In

Fact Sheet Summarizes Greenhouse Gas Emissions In Fairfax County

Three Brief Climate Planning Surveys Available Until March 14

Public Meetings To Be Held February 23 and 25

Climate Action For Our Economy: Get Involved

Climate Action For Your Health

Climate Action In Fairfax County: Be a Part of the Solution

The Results Are In: What You Said About Climate Action

CECAP 2020 Year In Review

Monthly CECAP Update: November 2020

Monthly CECAP Update: October 2020

Monthly CECAP Update: September 2020

It's Your Turn: Fairfax County Climate Planning Goes Public

Monthly CECAP Update: August 2020

Fairfax County Announces Climate Planning Virtual Public Meetings

Monthly CECAP Update: July 2020

Interim CECAP Update: Mid-June 2020

Monthly CECAP Update: June 2020

Monthly CECAP Update: May 2020

Monthly CECAP Update: April 2020

CECAP Process Update

Monthly CECAP Update: March 2020

Monthly CECAP Update: February 2020

Introducing the Community-wide Energy and Climate Action Plan

Electric Vehicles

General News and Information

Thermalize Program Open in Fairfax County Until June 30, 2022 

Five Things To Know About The Plastic Bag Tax

EQAC Announces January 12 Public Comment Meeting; Releases 2021 Annual Report On The Environment

October 6 is Energy Efficiency Day

Proposed Plastic Bag Tax Public Hearing Is September 14, 2021

Happy Earth Day From The OEEC!

Protecting Pollinators During Earth Month

Environmental Literacy Helps To Restore Our Earth

Take On Plastic Pollution This Earth Month

Five Ways To Fight Food Waste This Earth Month

Focus on Forests During Earth Month 2021

Celebrate Earth Month 2021 With The OEEC

2021 Environmental Excellence Awards Call for Nominations Open Until June 1, 2021

Appliance Recycling 101

Fairfax County Receives Nearly $55,000 in Energy Efficiency Rebates

Celebrate Energy Efficiency Day and Energy Action Month 2020

Inspiration for Your 2020 Environmental Excellence Award Nomination

Energy-Related Activities for Kids of All Ages

Celebrate Earth Month With Three Kid-Friendly Activities

Explore Water Science and Conservation With Your Kids

2020 Environmental Excellence Awards Nominations Now Open

Green Business

Home Energy Savings


Resilient Fairfax

New Climate Resilience Interactive Map Now Available

Resilient Fairfax Monthly Update: May 2022

Resilient Fairfax Monthly Update: April 2022

Resilient Fairfax Monthly Update: March 2022

Resilient Fairfax Monthly Update: February 2022

Join A Resilient Fairfax Virtual Public Meeting on February 1, 2022

Resilient Fairfax Monthly Update: January 2022

Resilient Fairfax Monthly Update: December 2021

Resilient Fairfax Monthly Update: November 2021

Survey Says: Fairfax County Residents Share Experiences With Climate Impacts

Resilient Fairfax Monthly Update: September/October 2021

Join A Resilient Fairfax Public Meeting October 14, 2021

Resilient Fairfax Monthly Update: August 2021

Resilient Fairfax Online Public Survey Open Through July 2, 2021

Resilient Fairfax Public Meeting To Be Held On June 15, 2021

Fairfax County Launches Climate Adaptation and Resilience Planning Effort

Fairfax Virtual Assistant