Water in Virginia State Government News Releases for Aug. 30-Sep. 5, 2014: Hurricane Preparedness, Atlantic Coast Pipeline, Bear Creek State Park, DCR Volunteer Opportunities, DCR Funds for Agricultural BMP Plans, DGIF Public Comment on Hunting/Fishing/Trapping Regs.

Following are the hyperlinked titles of water-related Virginia state government news releases between August 30 and September 5, 2014.  These releases were from the Governor’s Office, the Dept. of Conservation and Recreation (DCR), the Dept. of Environmental Quality (DEQ), the Dept. of Game and Inland Fisheries (DGIF), the Dept. of Health, and the Marine Resources Commission (VMRC.  The Web site addresses where news releases are archived for each office are in parenthesis beside each office name.

Governor’s Office (https://governor.virginia.gov/news/news-releases/)

Governor McAuliffe Announces Improvements to Commonwealth Hurricane Preparedness; Hurricane evacuation timeline adjusted to allow officials more time to make decisions and carry out emergency plans, 9/4/14

Governor McAuliffe, Dominion CEO Tom Farrell and Virginia Natural Gas Chairman Hank Linginfelter to Announce Economic Impacts of Atlantic Coast Pipeline for Virginia, 9/2/14

Virginia Leaders Tout Economic Benefits of Proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline, 9/2/14

DCR (http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/pr_relz.shtml#prarch)

Bear Creek Lake State Park master plan to be discussed Sept. 24, 9/4/14

Virginia State Parks to offer volunteer opportunities in September, 9/3/14

Funding available for development of agricultural resource management plans in Virginia’s Chesapeake Bay watershed and statewide, 9/2/14

DEQ (http://www.deq.virginia.gov/ConnectWithDEQ/NewsReleases.aspx)

None this week.

DGIF (http://www.dgif.virginia.gov/news/)

Opportunity for the Public to Comment on Virginia’s Hunting, Trapping and Non-Game Regulations, 8/29/14

Health (http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/news/PressReleases/2014/index.htm)

None this week.

VMRC (http://www.mrc.virginia.gov/whatsnew.shtm)

None this week.

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