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City of F.C. Gets Green Government Certification

The City of Falls Church has been recognized for the fourth year in a row as a Virginia “Certified Green Government” for successfully implementing environmental policies and taking practical actions to reduce carbon emissions. The Green Government certification is part of the Virginia Municipal League’s Green Government Challenge.

Local governments who received the recognition earned “green points” by implementing or adopting up to 30 policies and actions from 11 categories ranging from energy efficiency and green buildings to land-use and innovation.

The certificates and awards were presented at the VML Annual Conference in Henrico County on Oct. 4.