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Archive for November, 2008

County planners will hold a town hall meeting regarding the Subregion 4 area Wednesday, December 3rd from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at the Cedar Heights Community Center. This is a great opportunity to make your voice heard about environmental concerns in our area. The Cedar Heights Community Center is at 1200 Glen Willow Drive, Seat Pleasant, [...]

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A proposal to preserve open space and rural farmland in Prince George’s County was killed yesterday after council members raised concerns about the impact the program might have on the county’s more-populated areas. The bill would require developers to purchase a certain number of transferable development rights (TDR) credits, which help preserve land in rural [...]

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24 Nov, 2008

Concrete Plant Approved

Posted by: FLBC In: Development|Pollution

Unfortunately, the County Council approved a special exception for American Resource Management Group to build the Marvaco Concrete Batch Plant in the 5800 block of Sheriff Road. Both the Gazette and The Post covered the 8 to 0 vote. Charles Gallion, president of the Cedar Heights Civic Association, plans to take the issue to court.

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12 Nov, 2008

Gazette Covers Green Workshop

Posted by: FLBC In: Conservation|Events|Media

The Gazette reported on Cheverly’s Green Infrastructure Workshop. Noting their town’s multiple parks, access to waterways and hilly geography, Cheverly residents listed neighborhood attributes they want preserved in a future green infrastructure plan.

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12 Nov, 2008

Strengthening Stream Stewardship

Posted by: FLBC In: Conservation|Events

FLBC’s Dan Smith will be presenting at the Strengthening Stream Stewardship Workshop this Saturday, November 15th. Learn how to become a better watershed and stream steward. Sessions will highlight the resources that are available to stream stewards in the Anacostia watershed, and will provide guidance on maximizing interaction with local governmental agencies. The workshop will [...]

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The Friends of Lower Beaverdam Creek is a hands-on education and advocacy organization working to restore the health of Lower Beaverdam Creek and the Anacostia River.