Strong Communities

The work of protecting natural resources and the work of building better communities are integral to each other.


Solarize Piedmont 2021 campaign available in ten different localities

Solarize Piedmont 2021 campaign available in ten different localities

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Discounted pricing on solar panels, EV chargers, battery storage through June 30 CONTACT:Katie VanLangen, LEAP Solarize Program Managerkatiev@leap-va.org; 201-506-7377 Bri West, PEC Director of Outreach and Communicationsbwest@pecva.org; 540-347-2334 x7020 Central Virginia - (May 24, 2021) – The Solarize Piedmont program ...
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Story Map Project: Fauquier’s Historic African American Communities

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The Afro-American Historical Association of Fauquier County and The Piedmont Environmental Council are excited to share a new, interactive, online story map documenting the African American experience in Fauquier County. The story map provides digital access to information about the ...
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Virtual Event Recap: Cycling for Sustainable Cities

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On May 7, 2021, researchers Ralph Buehler (top-right) and John Pucher (second from top-right) spoke about their new book, Cycling for Sustainable Cities (MIT Press), which describes ways to make city cycling safe, practical, and convenient for all ages and ...
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Drone image of the Rivanna River

Video: Restoring Access to the Rivanna River

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This video was posted to PEC's Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube accounts on 4/16/21. To help the public safely access the Rivanna River, PEC teamed up with the City of Charlottesville Parks and Recreation, Rivanna Conservation Alliance, and Rivanna River Co ...
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photo simulation of tower site

Rangel Communication Proposes 199-ft Tower in Thoroughfare Gap

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The following text was taken from an email alert sent out on April 16, 2021. Sign up for PEC email alerts >> Photo simulation facing southwest towards the tower site. The red line marks the location and the height of ...
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