Tag Archives: Lehigh Valley Planning Commission

[LVPC] FutureLV Planning Survey

The Lehigh Valley Planning Commission is preparing a new Comprehensive Plan for the region and your input can help shape the vision for the future. By taking this 24-question, confidential survey you’ll help us determine what Lehigh Valley people value, and ultimately how our region should grow in the decades to come. Those willing to take the roughly 20 minutes to […]

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Greenhouse Gas

A greenhouse gas traps heat from the sun’s radiation when it is present in the atmosphere. Global climate change is caused by an increase in the concentration of greenhouse gases in the air, which amplifies the insulating effect of the gases (commonly known as the ‘Greenhouse Effect’). The most abundant greenhouse gases are carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4), nitrous oxide (N20), and fluorinated gases. The […]

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Fossil Fuels

Fossil fuels such as natural gas, oil, and coal are non-renewable energy sources that are formed from the decomposition of plants and animals over millions of years. They can be extracted from the earth and burned to create energy, and are now the main cause of greenhouse gas emissions. Learn More U.S. Department of Energy – Fossil Fuels Environmental Energy and Study […]

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LVSN on RCN – May 28, 30 and June 1

Join RCN host Dan Mowdy and LVSN Board members Andrea Wittchen, Marie North and Becky Bradley, intern Madeleine Weko and MAREA President Dr. Vera Cole for an introduction to the Lehigh Valley Sustainability Network. Thirty minutes of lively discussion about sustainability in the Lehigh Valley and how the LVSN connects the sustainability community. The program airs Sunday, May 28 at […]

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[LVPC] Lehigh Valley Development & Outlook Report 2016

The Lehigh Valley Planning Commission (LVPC)’s BuildLV report highlights the evolution of housing types, new institutional development and quantifies commercial markets. Learn what to expect in the next 12 to 24 months. Trends toward urbanization, the region’s position as a strategic inland freight hub, and the global perspective will be presented. Don’t miss this definitive data analysis and discussion. Get […]

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[LVPC] Planning + Pizza

The Lehigh Valley Planning Commission will collaborate with Lehigh County to develop a Livable Landscapes plan, guiding future park, recreation, open space and agricultural land efforts within the County. The focus of the plan will be on environmentally-sensitive areas, farmland, trails, outdoor recreation, historic and cultural areas, economic benefits and the overall quality of life within Lehigh County. A robust public […]

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