U.S. Trade Rep Ambassador Visits T.C., Spring Clean Up and the Energy and Climate Change Action Plan: This Week's Latest ACTion

Tags: Education, Environment, Energy and Climate Change Action Plan, Spring Clean Up 2011, T.C. Williams High School, U.S. Trade Rep Ambassador Ron Kirk
  • U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Ron Kirk visited T.C. Williams High School recently.  Read how he encouraged an audience of 60 students to "out-educate global competition."  During the hour-long talk, Kirk praised President Obama's hopes for a new education policy "that will raise standards, reward success and offer flexibility for states and schools to innovate and improve."
  • Spring Clean Up 2011 began on Saturday.  It will continue for the next three Saturdays and serves as a chance for residents to discard of items considered to be solid waste.  For more info, call (703) 746-4410.  
  • Your comments and opinions are wanted regarding the Energy and Climate Change Action Plan,  "The plan provides information on policies, measures actions the City is already taking, and establishes potential new short-term and medium-term steps to achieve greenhouse gas emission reduction targets of 10% by 2012 and 20% by 2020."  Send your feedback, through April 14th, to erica.bannerman@alexandriava.gov.

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