Elaine McCarron, Co-Chair of the Newtown Township PA Environmental Advisory Council (EAC) gave the Supervisors an update of EAC's recent activities at the 22 February 2023 BOS meeting.

Her report included plans for celebrating Earth Day and how local businesses feel about a ban of single-use plastics, which the EAC hopes the township will enact after its research is done and recommendations made.

Ms. McCarron also mentioned that the EAC plans to recommend that the township use solar energy to supply the electricity needs of its municipal complex.

It should be noted that at the same meeting, just minutes after Ms. McCarron's remarks, the supervisors approved OK a 5-year $7,210,982.45 electricity supply contract with Freepoint Energy Solutions LLC at $0.05916/kWh.