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The Cascade

The newsletter of the Great Falls Group, called The Cascade, has gone electronic (beginning with the 2011 winter issue). Copies are found here in PDF format, requiring Adobe Acrobat Reader.

2014 Cascade Editions

  • Spring Fracking Risks to Drinking Water; Transportation: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly; Chesapeake Bay Report Card; NOVA Climate Action Coalition; and more.......
  • Summer "Hands Across the Sand" Event Targets Dirty Fuels; Sierra Club Bestows Legislative Leader Award; NOVA Climate Action Coalition Update; Meet Sierra Club's New Northern Virginia Coordinator; and more......
  • Fall People's Climate March; Environmentalist Rip Sullivan Victorious in Short, Intense Election; A Hot Day to Help Cool the Planet; Antibiotic Resistance is Killing Us; and more
  • Winter Sierra Club/Great Falls Group Election; Fairfax Voters Approve New Funds for Walking and Bicycling; Air Pollution and Childhood Asthma; New Guide for Planting Natives in Northern Virginia; and more

2013 Cascade Editions

  • Spring Great Falls Group at the Forward on Climate Rally; Natural Gas Consultant Speaks About Hydro-Fracking; Flex Your Grassroots Power!; Green Energy in Fairfax County?; and more.......
  • Summer Great Falls Group Spread the Word on Clean Energy; Vote in the Virginia Primary; Northern Virginia Transportation Issues; Did You Miss These Local Sierra Club Programs?; and more.......
  • Fall Tar Sands and Climate Action Party Draws Out Climate Activists; Do You Miss these Local Sierra Club Programs; Sierra Club Partner 350 Loudoun; and more.......
  • Winter Great Falls Group Election; NOVA Climate Action Coalition; Uranium Mining Public Forum; Great Falls Group is on Facebook; and more.......

2012 Cascade Editions

  • Spring The Stormwater Penny--Water Down the Drain?; Great Falls Group on the Job; What's All the Frack About?; Chill the Drills: Protect America's Artic; and more.......
  • Summer NOVACAN "Connects the Dots" on Climate Change; Green Energy Corridor in Fairfax County; Barriers to Virginia-made Wind & Solar; Our Second Activist Night!; and more.......
  • Fall Northern Virginia Home Energy Makeover Contest; Energy Efficiency & Energy Action Fairfax; Is Coal Powering Your Home; Great Falls Group Election; and more.....
  • Winter Post-Election Environmental Debrief; Fairfax Energy Task Force Recommends Reduced Energy Consumption; Great Falls Group Election; November Activist Night; and more

View Archived Cascade Newsletter Editions (2005-2012)