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09/28/23 Montgomery County Executive Elrich Applauds County Council's Approval of Phase Out of Gas-Powered Leaf Blowers and Leaf Vacuums
09/27/23 Montgomery County Welcomes Sarah Kogel-Smucker as New Climate Change Officer
08/23/23 Gardening Grant Program Awards Funding to 10 Organizations to Support Food Security Efforts and Increase Community Food Production in Montgomery County
07/12/23 Montgomery County Farm Tour and Harvest Sale on Saturday-Sunday, July 22-23, Will Offer Access to Fresh Produce, Farm Animals and Craft Beverage Industry
06/09/23 Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich Nominates Jon Monger as Director of the Department of Environmental Protection and Dr. James Bridgers as Director of the Department of Health and Human Services
05/17/23 Montgomery County Joins ‘Capital Area Solar Switch’ to Leverage the Power of Solar Group Buying
05/16/23 For Annual ‘Bike to Work Day’ Will be Held on Friday, May 19, There Will Be Seven Pit Stops Sponsored by Montgomery County
05/09/23 Montgomery County’s Innovative Microgrid Bus Depot in Brookeville That Will Power Electric Bus Fleet Wins National ACT Expo Fleet Award for ‘Transit and Mobility’
04/14/23 Montgomery County Marks ‘Maryland Flood Awareness Month’ by Completing Installation of 35 Sensors to Mitigate Flood Damage and Enhance Emergency Response
04/03/23 Montgomery County’s Celebration of April as ‘Earth Month’ Will Include Free ‘GreenFest in the Garden’ on April 22 and ‘Greenfest in the City’ on April 23 in Wheaton
03/31/23 Montgomery County Will Celebrate April as ‘Earth Month’ with Environmentally Friendly Activities and Calls to Action
03/22/23 Results of 2022 Montgomery County ‘Urban Heat Island Mapping Campaign’ Document Extreme Heat Impacts on Areas with Less Green Infrastructure
03/22/23 Online Registration for 10th Annual Montgomery County Energy Summit Will Close on Friday, March 24
03/16/23 Holly Jamesen Carr of U.S. Department of Energy and Inside Climate News Journalist Aman Azhar Will Speak at 2023 Montgomery County Energy Summit on March 28-29

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