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The Montgomery County Sierra Club and its partners call on the Council to secure a dependable infrastructure financing plan that will ensure transportation facilities are built as new development occurs around the White Flint Metro station. Social and economic value would be added if Rockville Pike is turned into a multi-modal boulevard, a network of complete streets is built, and the area is made friendly to walkers and bicyclists.
November 2, 2010
The signers of this letter urge Carlton Gilbert, Planner Coordinator for Montgomery County's Tower Committee, to shift the location of the proposed cell tower at 2525 Wildcat Road, Germantown, MD, and other T Mobile cell towers away from rustic roadways and other resources in the Ag Reserve.
August 27, 2010
The Montgomery County Sierra Club urges the Montgomery County Planning Board to adopt a plan that promotes a stronger more diverse economy for Wheaton with more professional jobs.
July 29, 2010
The Montgomery County Sierra Club asks Françoise Carrier, Planning Board Chair, to preserve the Agricultural Reserve by scaling back the size and scale of the Barnesville Oaks Development.
July 16, 2010
Montgomery County Stormwater Partners, of which, Sierra Club is a member, urges Council President Floreen to remedy the problems with Expedited Bill 40-10, which contains changes to the County's stormwater regulations.
July 11, 2010
The Montgomery County Sierra Club strongly supports Councilmember Berliner's bill that would impose a fee on major emitters of carbon dioxide within the county.
April 22, 2010, May 18, 2010
The Montgomery County Sierra Club is pleased to support appointment of Francoise Carrier to be the next chairman of the Montgomery County Planning Board.
May 11, 2010
Nine organizations in Montgomery County ask Council President Floreen and members of the County Council to restore crucial funds in the Executive's proposed FY2011 budget for the Department of Parks.
April 13, 2010
The county's Coalition for Deer Management urges citizens to write to County Council to allocate funds for the management of deer which are destroying native plant habitats that support migratory and resident bird species, increasing invasive non-native plants, ravaging our gardens, and causing traffic accidents and fatalities.
March 12, 2010
The Montgomery County Sierra Club and its partners urge the County Council to make zoning adjustments that will increase density near transit areas and decrease pressure on the county's Agricultural Reserve.
February 25, 2010
In a letter to the editor of the Washington Post, the Sierra Club responds to the February 8, 2010, article "Science City Plan Deepens Rift Between East, West Montgomery."
February 17, 2010
The Sierra Club recommends establishing a building lot termination easement program as a way to prevent fragmentation of farmland in the Agricultural Reserve.
February 15, 2010
The proposed development at the Life Sciences Center within the Gaithersburg West master plan will worsen the jobs and housing divide in the county. We urge the Council to support a plan that encourages prosperity and sustainability, not urban sprawl.
February 11, 2010
Write to your state legislators to support the Watershed Protection and Restoration Act. This legislation will give local jurisdictions a dedicated funding source to clean up their rivers and the Bay, create green jobs, and leverage additional dollars for watershed protection and restoration.
February 2, 2010
The Montgomery County Sierra Club recommends to the county's Department of Environmental Protection the next steps for the Climate Protection Plan.
January 27, 2010
The Montgomery County Sierra Club presents its position on the strengths and weaknesses of the Montgomery County Planning Board's White Flint Sector Plan.
January 12, 2010
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