Alan Dresser – Co-Chairman
Peter D. Solor – Co-Chairman
Paul Roden – Member
Lisa Kamp – Member
Soumya Dharmavaram – Member
Barbara E. Baus – Member
Linda Salvati – Member
James Bray – Alternate
Suzanne S. Blundi – Board of Supervisors Liaison
The Environmental Advisory Council meets on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 7 PM.
The Humane Garden: Cultivating Compassion for All Creatures
Saturday, April 21st at 10:00 AM
Lower Makefield Township Community Center, 1550 Oxford Valley Road
Sponsored by LMT EAC
This year’s award winner – January 2015
In the quest for sustainability, communities around the world are implementing sustainability action plans to reduce energy consumption and green house gas emissions. The Sierra Club, in conjunction with ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, developed Cool Cities to encourage widespread action at the local level across the country. Communities in Pennsylvania who are participating include: Allentown, Bethlehem, Braddock, Easton, Erie, Forest Hills, Harrisburg, Kutztown, Mount Lebanon, Nether Providence, Oxford, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Reading, Scranton, Wilkes Barre, and York. Lower Makefield Township (LMT), in keeping with its continuing environmentally active orientation, has joined this enlightened group of communities.
Lower Makefield Township has prepared this updated Open Space Plan as a statement of its vision for open space preservation. In developing the vision, the township examined the current state of development, the areas that are under threat from development, past actions that have resulted in open space preservation, opportunities for preservation in the future, and action steps that will be taken to implement the open space vision.
The Lower Makefield Township Environmental Advisory Council presents “Geothermal HVAC And Other Green Ideas” presentation by Jeffery A. Smith, J. A. Smith Heating and Air Conditioning, Inc
The program gives home and small business owners tips on how to reduce energy maintenance costs.
Lower Makefield Township Low Impact Development Ordinance (2006)
Best Management Practices
Requirements for Environmental Impact Assessment Report
LID Ordinance No. 363
LID Ordinance No. 364
Green Building Code Ordinance (2009)
Ordinance No. 380
Pervious Pavement Ordinance (2014)
Ordinance No. 395
Tree Bank Ordinance (2014)
Ordinance No. 397
Lower Makefield Township has expanded the list of items that residents can recycle for curbside pick-up. Click here for a complete list. Recycling saves energy, resources, reduces pollution and helps to keep taxes lower.
Click here for the Bucks County Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Schedule and additional information.
More information on recycling can be found at the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection on “Pennsylvania’s Recycling Page“.
This year the EAC is recognizing the individuals, businesses and groups who, through their outstanding and creative efforts, have made significant achievements in improving and sustaining the quality of our environment. We will review all environmentally-related nominations but we are specifically soliciting nominations for achievements related to:
To find out more about the program click here.
For a copy of the nomination form click here.
The LMT EAC maintains and updates on a regular basis an Environmental Publications rack in the lobby at the LMT
Administrative Building. Next time you stop by the Township Building please take a look at the free environmental information.
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