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Public Lands Day in Virginia on September 30, 2017; Annual Event Established by 2017 Virginia General Assembly

The first Public Lands Day in Virginia will take place September 30, 2017.  According to a September 26, 2017, news release from the Virginia Governor’s Office, “[t]he newly instituted Virginia Public Lands Day was established during the 2017 General Assembly … Continue reading

Virginia Water Central Newsletter/August 2017 Issue Available; Includes Water-bill Inventory from 2017 Va. General Assembly

The August  2017 issue (Issue 67) of Virginia Water Central Newsletter, from the Virginia Water Resources Research Center is available online at http://www.vwrrc.vt.edu/water-central-news/. The 38-page publication’s main feature is an inventory of water-related bills in the 2017 Virginia General Assembly. … Continue reading

A Virginia Solar Energy Update, as of October 9, 2017: Projects in the News since 2015 in over 20 Localities; Senate Bills 1393 and 1395 in 2017 Va. General Assembly; Virginia Tied for Ninth Nationwide in 2016 National Solar Jobs Census; Large Solar Power Increase by Dominion Planned Over Next 25 Years, According to 2017 Integrated Resource Plan Filed 5/1/17; News Article Assessment of Va. Solar Energy Development and Energy Storage Authority on 11/13/17.

This post presents brief descriptions of some developments in solar energy in Virginia since fall 2015.  The items are listed in chronological order of when they were first added this post.  All hyperlinks were functional as of the publication date, … Continue reading

Water in the 2017 Virginia General Assembly: Coal Ash Management Bills – Updated 4/27/17

This is one of a series of posts on particular water-related bills in the 2017 Virginia General Assembly.  For an inventory of about 160 water-related bills in the 2017 General Assembly, please visit the Virginia Water Resources Research Center’s “Virginia … Continue reading

On Virginia Water Radio for 3-13-17: Scenes from a Virginia General Assembly Subcommittee

Virginia Water Radio’s latest episode, for the week of March 13, 2017, is “Subcommittees Are Where Many Proposed Virginia Laws Start to Float or Sink.”   The 4 min./18 sec. episode, available online at http://www.virginiawaterradio.org/2017/03/episode-359-3-13-17-subcommittees-are.html, examines the role of subcommittees in … Continue reading

Water in the 2017 Virginia General Assembly: Coal Employment and Production Tax Credit

This is one of a series of posts on particular water-related bills in the 2017 Virginia General Assembly.  For an inventory of about 165 water-related bills in the 2017 General Assembly, please visit the Virginia Water Resources Research Center’s “Virginia … Continue reading

Water in the 2017 Virginia General Assembly – Stormwater Management Bill (HB 1774)

This is one of a series of posts on particular water-related bills in the 2017 Virginia General Assembly.  For an inventory of about 165 water-related bills in the 2017 General Assembly, please visit the Virginia Water Resources Research Center’s “Virginia … Continue reading

Water in the 2017 Virginia General Assembly: Nutrient Credits

This is one of a series of posts on particular water-related bills in the 2017 Virginia General Assembly.  For an inventory of about 165 water-related bills in the 2017 General Assembly, please visit the Virginia Water Resources Research Center’s “Virginia … Continue reading

Water in the 2017 Virginia General Assembly: Combined Sewer Overflow Bills in Potomac River Watershed and Alexandria

This is one of a series of posts on particular water-related bills in the 2017 Virginia General Assembly.  For an inventory of about 165 water-related bills in the 2017 General Assembly, please visit the Virginia Water Resources Research Center’s “Virginia … Continue reading

Water in the 2017 Virginia General Assembly: Coastal Protection and Flooding Adaptation Cabinet Position

This is one of a series of posts on particular water-related bills in the 2017 Virginia General Assembly.  For an inventory of about 165 water-related bills in the 2017 General Assembly, please visit the Virginia Water Resources Research Center’s “Virginia … Continue reading