Advocacy

Friends of Little Hunting Creek —Letters and Testimony

Letter urging passage of a bottle deposit law, presented at a public hearing for the Fairfax Delegation to the General Assembly, Fairfax County Government Center, January 9, 2010.

Testimony in support of House Bill 2011 “Urban county executive form of government; abandoned personal property” introduced by Delegate Scott A. Surovell, Counties, Cities, and Towns House Committee, Richmond, January 4, 2013.

Presentation urging passage of a disposable plastic bag fee bill, presented at a public hearing for the Fairfax Delegation to the General Assembly, January 4, 2014.

“Thirsting for Help with Controlling Litter”, published in The Washington Post Local Opinion, July 24, 2015.

Testimony in support of Senate Bill 925 “Plastic Bag Tax in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed”, introduced by Senator J. Chapman Peterson, Senate Finance Committee, Richmond, January 18, 2017.

Comment on the Trump administration's proposed rescinding of 2015 Clean Water Rule, submitted to EPA August 28, 2017.

Resolution opposing Fairfax County's Fall Cankerworm spray program, adopted by the Friends in 2014.

Mount Vernon Council of Citizens' Associations (MVCCA) Anti-litter Resolutions

Resolution on Citizens' Action Plan for Litter Prevention, adopted by MVCCA October 26, 2011.

Resolution/Letter encouraging litter control adopted by MVCCA July 10, 2011.

Enabling Legislation To Authorize Localities To Adopt A Single Use Bag Fee, resolution adopted by MVCCA July 24, 2013.