Sustainability and Environment

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As the nation's first LEED Platinum certified community, Arlington County is a nationally recognized leader in creating a sustainable and resilient urban environment. We have long-proven success in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, managing stormwater, fostering environmental stewardship, and promoting our residents’ health and well-being. 

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Check out Accelerate! Accelerate is a report that features Arlington’s completed core work pertaining to energy, climate, and the environment. Due to the constant depth of projects, programs, and policies, each report will contain fresh new stories to maintain transparency and highlight Arlington’s key successes.