Rockville Supports Paris Climate Accord

Mayor and Council Back Goals Seeking to Counter Climate Change

The Mayor and Council on June 19 unanimously adopted a resolution supporting the Paris climate accord and reinforcing the city’s commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and increasing Rockville’s resilience to climate change. Continue reading “Rockville Supports Paris Climate Accord”

Environmental Awards Honor Green Building, Sustainability and Volunteerism

The Mayor and Council on May 15 honored a church congregation, a local business and two city programs with Environmental Excellence Awards recognizing their contributions to Rockville’s environmental health and sustainability. Continue reading “Environmental Awards Honor Green Building, Sustainability and Volunteerism”

Environmental Excellence Award Includes Surprise Announcement

James Farrelly, the late Rockville resident and environmental advocate, was awarded an Environmental Excellence Award posthumously during a presentation at the July 11 Mayor and Council meeting, which included a surprise announcement.

Environmental Excellence Awards are selected by the city’s Environment Commission to recognize extraordinary accomplishments made by residents, organizations and businesses to enhance Rockville’s environment and sustainability efforts. Farrelly’s award, the Carl Henn Outstanding Individual Environmental Stewardship Award, was presented to Farrelly’s widow, Anne Goodman. Continue reading “Environmental Excellence Award Includes Surprise Announcement”