Environmental Policy

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The Town of Blacksburg is committed to the protection of the environment while providing the highest level of municipal services to the Blacksburg community. A signal of that commitment is demonstrated through the town's Environmental Policy which specifies that the town will:

  • Comply with all applicable federal, state and local environmental, health and safety rules and regulations
  • Continually identify pollution prevention innovations and apply those that make good economic and environmental sense
  • Reduce the use and generation of hazardous wastes wherever possible
  • Reduce the use of energy and the generation of non-hazardous solid wastes
  • Regularly monitor and measure areas of significant adverse environmental impact
  • Regularly review the Environmental Management Program for continuing suitability, adequacy, and effectiveness and make such changes as are appropriate to ensure continuous improvement
  • Inform employees and the Blacksburg community of the Environmental Policy and the Environmental Management Program through education and outreach programs.