Chesapeake Bay Surface Water in Shenandoah Valley Region

 Fisheries

   
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There are 28 resources serving Shenandoah Valley Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Fisheries Organizations & Professionals serving Shenandoah Valley Region
Fisheries Biologists
Jackson Environmental Consulting Services, LLC
Jeremy L.Jackson - Ecologist, President/Owner - Richmond, KY
Michael Goehle
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Northeast Region - Regional AIS Coordinator - Amherst, NY
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Virginia Field Office
- Gloucester, VA
Wildlife / Habitat Specialists
500-Year Forest Foundation
- Charlottesville, VA
Appalachian Mountains Joint Venture
Todd Fearer - Coordinator - Blacksburg, VA
Atlantic Coast Joint Venture
Mitch Hartley - Coordinator - Hadley, MA
Blue Ridge Forestry Consulting, Inc.
Jeremy A. Clem - Consulting Forester - Flint Hill, VA
Brian W. Morse
Virginia Forestry and Wildlife Group - Certified Wildlife Biologist - Afton, VA
Bruce A. Riley
Riley Forestry - Owner, Forester - Halifax, VA
Chesapeake Wildlife Heritage
Austin Jamison - Blue Ridge Coordinator - Charlottesville, VA
Daniel Hammond
H & H Forest Management, Inc. - South Hill, VA
Dowdy's Forest & Land Management
Matthew E. Dowdy - Louisa, VA
Duane E. Means
Foresters Incorporated - Blacksburg, VA
Environmental Services, Inc.
Gary Howalt - Jacksonville, FL
Gary R. Long, ACF
Ridgerunner Forestry, LLC - Pilot, VA
Gelbert, Fullbright & Randolph Forestry Consultants
- Raleigh, NC
Hilliard Estate and Land Management
Carter Hilliard - Principal - Charlottesville, VA
Jackson Environmental Consulting Services, LLC
Jeremy L.Jackson - Ecologist, President/Owner - Richmond, KY
John C. Smith
John Smith Forestry Services - Consulting Forester - Richmond, VA
Leif Riddervold
Virginia Forestry and Wildlife Group - Environmental Scientist - Afton, VA
McChesney 'Ches' Goodall III
Virginia Forestry and Wildlife Group - Consulting Forester - Afton, VA
Michael Skinner
Confluence Forestry & Land Management Services, Inc. - President - Blacksburg, VA
Paul Maslen
Parkton Woodland Services - Registered Professional Forester - Upperco, MD
Sustainable Solutions LLC
James Remuzzi - President and Founder - Shepherdstown, WV
Thomas W. Reisinger, ACF
Reisinger & Associates, Inc. - President - Blacksburg, VA
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Virginia Field Office
- Gloucester, VA
Wildland Forestry & Environmental, Inc
Brandon Price - Consulting Wildlife Forester - Madison, NC
Woodland Vegetation Management
Daniel Reynolds - Farmville, NC

 Groundwater

   
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State Oil & Natural Gas Regulations Designed to Protect Water Resources
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This report is designed to equip regulators and policymakers with pertinent data and observations to consider when evaluating and revising rules in their states.

 

New Study Improves Drought Prediction Methods
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A new study by researchers at Oklahoma State University’s Department of Plant and Soil Sciences may well improve the predictability of seasonal droughts and provide a better way for farmers to determine when drought conditions are likely to occur.

 

Conducting a Household Water Audit

Conducting a water audit can help you save money by reducing your home water bill (and sewer bill if you are connected to a public sewer system).& ...

 

Estimated Use of Water in the United States in 2010
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This report is the 13th in a series of U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Circular reports that have been published every 5 years since 1950.

 

Show Groundwater Organizations & Professionals (67)
There are 67 resources serving Shenandoah Valley Region in the following categories:
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Government Agencies
Bureau of Land Management
Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
Farm Service Agency
USDA - Washington, DC
National Invasive Species Council
U.S. Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
Natural Resources Conservation Service
USDA - Washington, DC
Office of Land Conservation
Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Richmond, VA
State and Private Forestry
USDA Forest Service - Office of Communication - Washington, DC
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
- Washington, DC
U.S. Department of Agriculture
- Washington, DC
U.S. Forest Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture - Washington, DC
United States Fish and Wildlife Service
Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation
Clyde Cristman - Director - Richmond, VA
Virginia Department of Forestry
- Charlottesville, VA
Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy
- Richmond, VA
Virginia Land Conservation Foundation
Sarah Richardson - Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Richmond, VA
Virginia NRCS State Office
John A. (Jack) Bricker - State Conservationist - Richmond, VA
Virginia Wildfire and Forest Protection
Virginia Department of Forestry - Fred Turck - Charlottesville, VA
Soil / Water Testing Labs
DBSA Soil Testing & Research Laboratory
Joleen Hines - Laboratory Manager - Albuquerque, NM
Perry Agricultural Laboratory
- Bowling Green, MO
Resource Analytical & Management Group, LLC
Billy K. Lemons - President & Principal Consultant - Nacogdoches, TX
State Funding / Technical Resources
AgrAbility Virginia
Kirk Ballin - Salem, VA
Agricultural Best Management Practices Loan Program
Walter A. Gills - Program Manager - Richmond, VA
Atlantic Coastal Fish Habitat Partnership
- Arlington, VA
Conservation Easement program
Alison Teetor - Natural Resources Planner - Berryville, VA
Conservation Marketing Warehouse
Gary Waugh - DCR Public Relations Manager - Richmond, VA
Eastern Brook Trout Joint Venture
Stephen G. Perry - Coordinator - Sanbornton, NH
Firewise Communities - Virginia
Virginia Department of Forestry - Charlottesville, VA
GoodFires
Southern Group of State Foresters - Garner, NC
Mississippi Interstate Cooperative Resource Association
- Marion, IL
National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative
John Doty - Communications Director - Knoxville, TN
Project WILD - Virginia
Suzie Gilley - Project WILD Coordinator - Richmond, VA
Purchase of Development Rights Programs
Andy Sorrell - Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services - Richmond, VA
Rockbridge Easement Agreement Program
Chris Slaydon - Assistant Director - Lexington, VA
Southeast Prescribed Fire Update
North Carolina State University Extension Forestry - Raleigh, NC
The Bobwhite Quail in Virginia
VDGIF - Richmond, VA
The Chesapeake Bay Program
Nicholas DiPasquale, Director - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Annapolis, MD
Tom W. Zaebst
Virginia Department of Forestry - Assistant State Forest Manager - Cumberland, VA
Virginia Agricultural BMP Cost Share (VACS) Program
Department of Conservation and Recreation - Soil and Water - Richmond, VA
Virginia Agricultural BMP Tax Credit Program
Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Soil and Water - Richmond, VA
Virginia Beginning Farmer and Rancher Coalition Program
Kim Niewolny - Program Director and Extension Specialist - Blacksburg, VA
Virginia Clean Water Revolving Loan Fund
Walter Gills - Program Manager - Richmond, VA
Virginia Conservation Assistance Program (VCAP)
Kevin McLean - VCAP Coordinator - Mechanicsville, VA
Virginia Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program
Gary Moore - Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Richmond, VA
Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation
Clyde Cristman - Director - Richmond, VA
Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries
Robert 'Bob' W. Duncan - Executive Director - Richmond, VA
Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy
- Richmond, VA
Virginia Forest Landowner Education Program
Jennifer Gagnon - Virginia Cooperative Extension - Blacksburg, VA
Virginia Land Conservation Foundation
Sarah Richardson - Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Richmond, VA
Virginia Open-Space Lands Preservation Trust Fund
Brett Glymph - Director, Virginia Outdoors Foundation - Warrenton, VA
Virginia Recreational Trails Fund
Synthia Waymack - Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Richmond, VA
Virginia Wildfire and Forest Protection
Virginia Department of Forestry - Fred Turck - Charlottesville, VA
Whitewater to Bluewater Project
Lisa Havel - Atlantic Coastal Fish Habitat Partnership Coordinator - Arlington, VA
Woodland Steward Series
Cradle of Forestry Interpretive Association, Extension Forestry-NC Cooperative Extension, NC Forest Service, US Forest Service - Raleigh, NC
Water Conservation
Alice Ferguson Foundation
Emily Leedy - Director of Programs - Accokeek, MD
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay
Liz Chudoba - Water Quality Program Manager - Annapolis, MD
Center for Watershed Protection
David Hirschman - Director of Va Office - Ellicott City, MD
Chesapeake Bay Foundation
Rebecca LePrell - Virginia Executive Director - Annapolis, MD
Restore America's Estuaries
Elsa Carlisle - Senior Director of Restoration & Administration - Arlington, VA
Southeast Watershed Forum
- Knoxville, TN
The Downstream Project
William R. Howard - Executive Director - Berryville, VA
Upper Roanoke River Roundtable
- Roanoke, VA
Virginia Clean Water Revolving Loan Fund
Walter Gills - Program Manager - Richmond, VA
Virginia Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program
Gary Moore - Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Richmond, VA
WestWater Research, LLC
Clay Landry - Managing Director - Boise, ID
Water Districts and Associations
The Virginia Lakes & Watersheds Association
Andrew Gould - PresidentVA
Virginia Rural Water Association
Myrica Keiser - Executive Director - Buena Vista, VA
Virginia Section: American Water Works Association
Geneva Hudgins - Executive Manager - Lynchburg, VA
Virginia Water Environment Association
- Glen Allen, VA

 Nutrient Credit Trading

   
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Innovations in Market-Based Watershed Conservation in the United States: Payments for Watershed Services for Agricultural and Forest Landowners
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New innovations in payments for watershed services (PWS) have emerged in the past decade and are pointing the way toward watershed protection approaches that might effectively complement existing government conservation programs and incentives for rural landowners.

 

Giving Credit Where Credit Is Due: Increasing Landowner Compensation for Ecosystem Services
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This report provides an overview of existing payment programs and markets, and discusses the concepts of bundling and stacking, offer policy recommendations, and provides examples of current efforts to more effectively integrate payment opportunities for landowners.

 

Ecosystem Service Market Development: The Role and Opportunity for Finance
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The creation of tradable credits for the development or preservation of ecosystem services has emerged as a method to provide such payments.

 

Getting Paid for Stewardship: An Agricultural Community Water Quality Trading Guide
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Agricultural producers are finding opportunities to get paid for their stewardship activities through water quality trading. Generally, they sell the amount of nutrients or sediment reduced by conservation practices.

 

Meeting Regulatory Needs with Voluntary Conservation
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Take a look at a PowerPoint presentation on market-based approaches as a voluntary means to reduce the cost of compliance with environmental regulations.& ...

 

Virginia’s Nutrient Credit Trading Program
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Virginia’s nutrient credit trading program, significantly expanded by the General Assembly in 20121, may soon be in operation as the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and stakeholders are winding up the lengthy regulation development process.& ...

 

 River Access - laws regarding surface water use

   

 Surface Water Quality

   
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Investing in the Commonwealth's Land and Water
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Virginia Forever's Five-Year Plan, 2015-2019

 

State Oil & Natural Gas Regulations Designed to Protect Water Resources
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This report is designed to equip regulators and policymakers with pertinent data and observations to consider when evaluating and revising rules in their states.

 

State Of The Bobwhite: Grassland Conservation At A Crossroads
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This first annual “State of the Bobwhite” report by the National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative (NBCI) and the National Bobwhite Technical Committee (NBTC) provides a snapshot of the population, hunting, and conservation status of the northern bobwhite, Colinus virginianus.

 

Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; Reef Fish Fishery of the Gulf of Mexico; Gag Management Measures
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NMFS implements management measures described in a framework action to the Fishery Management Plan for the Reef Fish Resources of the Gulf of Mexico (FMP), as prepared by the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council).

 

SeaStates 2013: How Well Does Your State Protect Your Coastal Waters?
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Here, using publicly available information, the Marine Conservation Institute and Mission Blue present the first scientifically rigorous quantitative account of no-take marine reserves in the waters of US coastal states and territories.

 

EPA Cannot Regulate Stormwater Flow, Only Pollutants in Stormwater
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A federal court held last month that the Environmental Protection Agency cannot regulate storm water flow in setting a total maximum daily load for impaired waters under the Clean Water Act.

 

Giving Credit Where Credit Is Due: Increasing Landowner Compensation for Ecosystem Services
By:

This report provides an overview of existing payment programs and markets, and discusses the concepts of bundling and stacking, offer policy recommendations, and provides examples of current efforts to more effectively integrate payment opportunities for landowners.

 

Getting Paid for Stewardship: An Agricultural Community Water Quality Trading Guide
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Agricultural producers are finding opportunities to get paid for their stewardship activities through water quality trading. Generally, they sell the amount of nutrients or sediment reduced by conservation practices.

 

Updated 2013 Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper Recreational Season Length Estimates
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In February 2013, the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council requested the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) promulgate an emergency rule for the 2013 recreational red snapper season.

 

Conservation buffers: wildlife benefits in Southeastern agricultural systems
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Conservation buffers such as filter strips, riparian buffers, grassed waterways, and field borders are especially applicable to southeastern landscapes and have multiple environmental benefits while serving to significantly improve wildlife habitats.

 

Algal Blooms, Scums and Mats in Ponds
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This brief document is full of photos that will help landowners to determine what form of algae they may have.  It describes the major types, their causes, effects, and what can be done to manage algal blooms.

 

Show Surface Water Quality Organizations & Professionals (115)
There are 115 resources serving Shenandoah Valley Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Surface Water Quality Organizations & Professionals serving Shenandoah Valley Region
Biologists / Ecologists
Al Bourgeois
VDGIF Biologist - Verona, VA
Dan Lovelace
VDGIF Biologist - Forest, VA
David Kocka
VDGIF Biologist - Verona, VA
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
William Coleman - Co-Founder & CEO - Redwood City, CA
Environmental Services, Inc.
Gary Howalt - Jacksonville, FL
Fred Frenzel
VDGIF Biologist - Edinburg, VA
Jackson Environmental Consulting Services, LLC
Jeremy L.Jackson - Ecologist, President/Owner - Richmond, KY
The Bobwhite Quail in Virginia
VDGIF - Richmond, VA
Williamsburg Environmental Group, Inc.
- Williamsburg, VA
Fisheries Biologists
Jackson Environmental Consulting Services, LLC
Jeremy L.Jackson - Ecologist, President/Owner - Richmond, KY
Michael Goehle
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Northeast Region - Regional AIS Coordinator - Amherst, NY
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Virginia Field Office
- Gloucester, VA
Government Agencies
Bureau of Land Management
Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
Farm Service Agency
USDA - Washington, DC
National Invasive Species Council
U.S. Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
Natural Resources Conservation Service
USDA - Washington, DC
Office of Land Conservation
Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Richmond, VA
State and Private Forestry
USDA Forest Service - Office of Communication - Washington, DC
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
- Washington, DC
U.S. Department of Agriculture
- Washington, DC
U.S. Forest Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture - Washington, DC
United States Fish and Wildlife Service
Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation
Clyde Cristman - Director - Richmond, VA
Virginia Department of Forestry
- Charlottesville, VA
Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy
- Richmond, VA
Virginia Land Conservation Foundation
Sarah Richardson - Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Richmond, VA
Virginia NRCS State Office
John A. (Jack) Bricker - State Conservationist - Richmond, VA
Virginia Wildfire and Forest Protection
Virginia Department of Forestry - Fred Turck - Charlottesville, VA
Riparian and Wetlands Specialists
Brian W. Morse
Virginia Forestry and Wildlife Group - Certified Wildlife Biologist - Afton, VA
Chesapeake Wildlife Heritage
Austin Jamison - Blue Ridge Coordinator - Charlottesville, VA
Environmental Services, Inc.
Gary Howalt - Jacksonville, FL
Evergreen Environmental, LLC
Mark Renna - President - Wayne, NJ
Field Sport Concepts, LTD
- Charlottesville, VA
Jackson Environmental Consulting Services, LLC
Jeremy L.Jackson - Ecologist, President/Owner - Richmond, KY
Leif Riddervold
Virginia Forestry and Wildlife Group - Environmental Scientist - Afton, VA
Marstel-Day, LLC
- Fredericksburg, VA
McChesney 'Ches' Goodall III
Virginia Forestry and Wildlife Group - Consulting Forester - Afton, VA
Sustainable Solutions LLC
James Remuzzi - President and Founder - Shepherdstown, WV
Williamsburg Environmental Group, Inc.
- Williamsburg, VA
Soil / Water Testing Labs
DBSA Soil Testing & Research Laboratory
Joleen Hines - Laboratory Manager - Albuquerque, NM
Perry Agricultural Laboratory
- Bowling Green, MO
Resource Analytical & Management Group, LLC
Billy K. Lemons - President & Principal Consultant - Nacogdoches, TX
State Funding / Technical Resources
AgrAbility Virginia
Kirk Ballin - Salem, VA
Agricultural Best Management Practices Loan Program
Walter A. Gills - Program Manager - Richmond, VA
Atlantic Coastal Fish Habitat Partnership
- Arlington, VA
Conservation Easement program
Alison Teetor - Natural Resources Planner - Berryville, VA
Conservation Marketing Warehouse
Gary Waugh - DCR Public Relations Manager - Richmond, VA
Eastern Brook Trout Joint Venture
Stephen G. Perry - Coordinator - Sanbornton, NH
Firewise Communities - Virginia
Virginia Department of Forestry - Charlottesville, VA
GoodFires
Southern Group of State Foresters - Garner, NC
Mississippi Interstate Cooperative Resource Association
- Marion, IL
National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative
John Doty - Communications Director - Knoxville, TN
Project WILD - Virginia
Suzie Gilley - Project WILD Coordinator - Richmond, VA
Purchase of Development Rights Programs
Andy Sorrell - Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services - Richmond, VA
Rockbridge Easement Agreement Program
Chris Slaydon - Assistant Director - Lexington, VA
Southeast Prescribed Fire Update
North Carolina State University Extension Forestry - Raleigh, NC
The Bobwhite Quail in Virginia
VDGIF - Richmond, VA
The Chesapeake Bay Program
Nicholas DiPasquale, Director - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Annapolis, MD
Tom W. Zaebst
Virginia Department of Forestry - Assistant State Forest Manager - Cumberland, VA
Virginia Agricultural BMP Cost Share (VACS) Program
Department of Conservation and Recreation - Soil and Water - Richmond, VA
Virginia Agricultural BMP Tax Credit Program
Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Soil and Water - Richmond, VA
Virginia Beginning Farmer and Rancher Coalition Program
Kim Niewolny - Program Director and Extension Specialist - Blacksburg, VA
Virginia Clean Water Revolving Loan Fund
Walter Gills - Program Manager - Richmond, VA
Virginia Conservation Assistance Program (VCAP)
Kevin McLean - VCAP Coordinator - Mechanicsville, VA
Virginia Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program
Gary Moore - Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Richmond, VA
Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation
Clyde Cristman - Director - Richmond, VA
Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries
Robert 'Bob' W. Duncan - Executive Director - Richmond, VA
Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy
- Richmond, VA
Virginia Forest Landowner Education Program
Jennifer Gagnon - Virginia Cooperative Extension - Blacksburg, VA
Virginia Land Conservation Foundation
Sarah Richardson - Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Richmond, VA
Virginia Open-Space Lands Preservation Trust Fund
Brett Glymph - Director, Virginia Outdoors Foundation - Warrenton, VA
Virginia Recreational Trails Fund
Synthia Waymack - Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Richmond, VA
Virginia Wildfire and Forest Protection
Virginia Department of Forestry - Fred Turck - Charlottesville, VA
Whitewater to Bluewater Project
Lisa Havel - Atlantic Coastal Fish Habitat Partnership Coordinator - Arlington, VA
Woodland Steward Series
Cradle of Forestry Interpretive Association, Extension Forestry-NC Cooperative Extension, NC Forest Service, US Forest Service - Raleigh, NC
Water Conservation
Alice Ferguson Foundation
Emily Leedy - Director of Programs - Accokeek, MD
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay
Liz Chudoba - Water Quality Program Manager - Annapolis, MD
Center for Watershed Protection
David Hirschman - Director of Va Office - Ellicott City, MD
Chesapeake Bay Foundation
Rebecca LePrell - Virginia Executive Director - Annapolis, MD
Restore America's Estuaries
Elsa Carlisle - Senior Director of Restoration & Administration - Arlington, VA
Southeast Watershed Forum
- Knoxville, TN
The Downstream Project
William R. Howard - Executive Director - Berryville, VA
Upper Roanoke River Roundtable
- Roanoke, VA
Virginia Clean Water Revolving Loan Fund
Walter Gills - Program Manager - Richmond, VA
Virginia Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program
Gary Moore - Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Richmond, VA
WestWater Research, LLC
Clay Landry - Managing Director - Boise, ID
Water Districts and Associations
The Virginia Lakes & Watersheds Association
Andrew Gould - PresidentVA
Virginia Rural Water Association
Myrica Keiser - Executive Director - Buena Vista, VA
Virginia Section: American Water Works Association
Geneva Hudgins - Executive Manager - Lynchburg, VA
Virginia Water Environment Association
- Glen Allen, VA
Wildlife / Habitat Specialists
500-Year Forest Foundation
- Charlottesville, VA
Appalachian Mountains Joint Venture
Todd Fearer - Coordinator - Blacksburg, VA
Atlantic Coast Joint Venture
Mitch Hartley - Coordinator - Hadley, MA
Blue Ridge Forestry Consulting, Inc.
Jeremy A. Clem - Consulting Forester - Flint Hill, VA
Brian W. Morse
Virginia Forestry and Wildlife Group - Certified Wildlife Biologist - Afton, VA
Bruce A. Riley
Riley Forestry - Owner, Forester - Halifax, VA
Chesapeake Wildlife Heritage
Austin Jamison - Blue Ridge Coordinator - Charlottesville, VA
Daniel Hammond
H & H Forest Management, Inc. - South Hill, VA
Dowdy's Forest & Land Management
Matthew E. Dowdy - Louisa, VA
Duane E. Means
Foresters Incorporated - Blacksburg, VA
Environmental Services, Inc.
Gary Howalt - Jacksonville, FL
Gary R. Long, ACF
Ridgerunner Forestry, LLC - Pilot, VA
Gelbert, Fullbright & Randolph Forestry Consultants
- Raleigh, NC
Hilliard Estate and Land Management
Carter Hilliard - Principal - Charlottesville, VA
Jackson Environmental Consulting Services, LLC
Jeremy L.Jackson - Ecologist, President/Owner - Richmond, KY
John C. Smith
John Smith Forestry Services - Consulting Forester - Richmond, VA
Leif Riddervold
Virginia Forestry and Wildlife Group - Environmental Scientist - Afton, VA
McChesney 'Ches' Goodall III
Virginia Forestry and Wildlife Group - Consulting Forester - Afton, VA
Michael Skinner
Confluence Forestry & Land Management Services, Inc. - President - Blacksburg, VA
Paul Maslen
Parkton Woodland Services - Registered Professional Forester - Upperco, MD
Sustainable Solutions LLC
James Remuzzi - President and Founder - Shepherdstown, WV
Thomas W. Reisinger, ACF
Reisinger & Associates, Inc. - President - Blacksburg, VA
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Virginia Field Office
- Gloucester, VA
Wildland Forestry & Environmental, Inc
Brandon Price - Consulting Wildlife Forester - Madison, NC
Woodland Vegetation Management
Daniel Reynolds - Farmville, NC
 

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Fisheries News Items
The Future of Virginia Fisheries: Enforcing Catch Limits in the Atlantic and Chesapeake Bay - WVTF
1/17/2019 6:40:51 AM
The Future of Virginia Fisheries: Enforcing Catch Limits in the Atlantic and Chesapeake Bay    WVTF Virginia's seafood industry is one of the oldest in the nation, valued at over half a billion dollars. We're the fourth largest producer of finfish and.

Woodrow “Chuck” Wilson Spence | Obituaries - Brunswicktimes Gazette
1/16/2019 12:32:00 PM
Woodrow “Chuck” Wilson Spence | Obituaries    Brunswicktimes Gazette Woodrow “Chuck” Wilson Spence, age 81, of Lawrenceville, Virginia passed away Jan. 14, 2019. He is the son of the late John and Irene Spence and is one of ...

The Future of Virginia Fisheries: Growing Our Own in the Blue Ridge - WVTF
1/16/2019 6:42:13 AM
The Future of Virginia Fisheries: Growing Our Own in the Blue Ridge    WVTF Like many cities in southside Virginia, Martinsville lost thousands of jobs as tobacco, furniture-making and textiles left for places where labor was.

The Future of Virginia Fisheries: Marine Life at Risk - WVTF
1/15/2019 1:49:55 PM
The Future of Virginia Fisheries: Marine Life at Risk    WVTF Virginia is the top supplier of seafood on the east coast. Our watermen harvest more than four dozen species – scallops and oysters, blue crabs, clams,

Trout stocking underway for 2019 in West Virginia - My Buckhannon
1/11/2019 5:04:00 AM
Trout stocking underway for 2019 in West Virginia    My Buckhannon ELKINS, W.Va. — West Virginia's trout stocking season is now underway, giving anglers and their families several opportunities to enjoy this exciting outdoor ...

Where are the rockfish? Virginia looks to enact tighter striped bass regulations - Virginian-Pilot
1/10/2019 3:00:00 PM
Where are the rockfish? Virginia looks to enact tighter striped bass regulations    Virginian-Pilot After years of chatter about the declining population of striped bass in the Chesapeake Bay, the state is looking at tightening its regulations for upcoming ...

Tiny Fish Causes Big Controversy in Richmond - WVTF
1/9/2019 5:37:24 PM
Tiny Fish Causes Big Controversy in Richmond    WVTF Virginia's legislature is back in session, and that means lawmakers will again be talking about a tiny fish called the menhaden. It's the only fish.

James City marina has real problems - Virginia Gazette
1/8/2019 5:00:00 PM
James City marina has real problems    Virginia Gazette Please forward my compliments to Jack Jacobs on the article he wrote, “Local boaters raise bay safety concerns,” in the Jan. 2 edition of The Virginia Gazette.

West Virginia Officials take Christmas Trees for Fish Cover - WOWK
1/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
West Virginia Officials take Christmas Trees for Fish Cover    WOWK West Virginia officials are planning to use donated Christmas trees to provide woody cover for fish.

Article: Fisheries on both VA, MD legislative agendas for 2019 - The Chesapeake Bay Journal
1/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
Article: Fisheries on both VA, MD legislative agendas for 2019    The Chesapeake Bay Journal Oysters will be on the legislative menu in Maryland in 2019, while Virginia lawmakers will have menhaden on their plates. But for legislators gathering in both ...

Orphaned bear cubs now at Virginia wildlife center - WWBT NBC12 News
12/26/2018 3:00:00 AM
Orphaned bear cubs now at Virginia wildlife center    WWBT NBC12 News The wildlife center's director of outreach, Amanda Nicholson, says the cubs are doing well and are putting on weight in time for winter.

Seismic testing: Environmental group urges Eastern Shore officials to weigh in - 13newsnow.com WVEC
12/25/2018 3:00:00 AM
Seismic testing: Environmental group urges Eastern Shore officials to weigh in    13newsnow.com WVEC CHINCOTEAGUE ISLAND, Va. — Representatives from the environmental organization Oceana were on the Eastern Shore of Virginia in December to talk about ...

Virginia imposes new hunting rules after sick deer discovered in Tennessee - WTVR CBS 6 News
12/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia imposes new hunting rules after sick deer discovered in Tennessee    WTVR CBS 6 News The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency reported the discovery of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) for the first time in their state.

Virginia blocks the import of deer carcasses from Tennessee - WHSV
12/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia blocks the import of deer carcasses from Tennessee    WHSV The discovery of Chronic Wasting Disease in multiple deer across Tennessee is prompting Virginia to bar the import of any deer carcasses from our neighbors to ...

Virginia signs on to regional effort to curb transportation pollution - Daily Press
12/20/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia signs on to regional effort to curb transportation pollution    Daily Press Virginia signs onto regional effort to come up with a plan in 2019 that would curb carbon pollution from transportation sources and invest in new low-carbon jobs ...

Virginia signs on to lawsuit challenging seismic testing decision - Virginia Mercury
12/20/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia signs on to lawsuit challenging seismic testing decision    Virginia Mercury Virginia has signed on to a lawsuit with eight other states and several environmental groups to fight President Donald Trump's decision to open the East Coast ...

Linden man found guilty of unlawfully feeding bears - Northern Virginia Daily
12/4/2018 3:00:00 AM
Linden man found guilty of unlawfully feeding bears    Northern Virginia Daily A resident of Linden has been found guilty of violating a Virginia law that forbids people from feeding bears.

Federal permits issued for Atlantic seismic testing, including along Virginia coast - WWBT NBC12 News
12/3/2018 3:00:00 AM
Federal permits issued for Atlantic seismic testing, including along Virginia coast    WWBT NBC12 News Federal permits to allow Atlantic seismic testing, a preparatory step for future offshore drilling possibly off the coast of Virginia, were issued despite widespread ...

Virginia man convicted of illegally feeding bears for 10 years - WTKR News 3
11/28/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia man convicted of illegally feeding bears for 10 years    WTKR News 3 After 10 years of responding to unusual bear calls, the Virginia Department of Game & Inland Fisheries convicted a Warren County man of violating the ...

Virginia wildlife officials: Man secretly fed bears for decade, saying he wanted ‘to keep them safe’ - The Spokesman-Review
11/28/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia wildlife officials: Man secretly fed bears for decade, saying he wanted ‘to keep them safe’    The Spokesman-Review For 10 years, a Virginia man has been secretly feeding bears “to keep them safe from poachers” – a violation of the state's “bear no-feeding” law, wildlife ...

Virginia man spent over $10,000 a year secretly feeding bears for a decade, saying he wanted 'to keep them safe' - Roanoke Times
11/28/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia man spent over $10,000 a year secretly feeding bears for a decade, saying he wanted 'to keep them safe'    Roanoke Times For 10 years, a Virginia man has been secretly feeding bears “to keep them safe from poachers” — a violation of the state's “bear no-feeding” law, wildlife ...

“Experimental Fishery” Brings Fresh Shrimp to Virginia Beach - Chesapeake Bay Magazine
11/26/2018 3:00:00 AM
“Experimental Fishery” Brings Fresh Shrimp to Virginia Beach    Chesapeake Bay Magazine A shrimp trawling experiment off the Virginia coast is bringing *fresh* seafood to local docks and plates. Patrick Geer, Deputy Chief of Fisheries Management with ...

Virginia seeing an increase in mangy black bears - WDBJ7
11/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia seeing an increase in mangy black bears    WDBJ7 Over the last couple of years, the number of black bears with mange has continued to rise in Virginia.

Rare two-headed snake found in Virginia has died - USA TODAY
11/20/2018 3:00:00 AM
Rare two-headed snake found in Virginia has died    USA TODAY A rare two-headed snake found in northern Virginia two months ago has died, according to a state reptiles and amphibians expert.

Local fishermen approved to trawl commercially off coast of Virginia Beach - WTKR News 3
11/19/2018 3:00:00 AM
Local fishermen approved to trawl commercially off coast of Virginia Beach    WTKR News 3 The Virginia Marine Resources Commission has approved two experimental fishing permits for an area off the coast of Virginia Beach. The selected fishermen ...

VIMS welcomes new research vessel - William & Mary News
11/19/2018 3:00:00 AM
VIMS welcomes new research vessel    William & Mary News William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science officially welcomed its new flagship research vessel — the R/V Virginia — at the Yorktown waterfront Friday.

'Exceptionally Rare' Two-Headed Copperhead Snake Has Died - The Weather Channel
11/19/2018 3:00:00 AM
'Exceptionally Rare' Two-Headed Copperhead Snake Has Died    The Weather Channel The young copperhead lived only about two months after being found in a flower bed in northern Virginia in September.

An 'Exceptionally Rare' 2-Headed Snake Found In Virginia Has Died - NPR
11/18/2018 3:00:00 AM
An 'Exceptionally Rare' 2-Headed Snake Found In Virginia Has Died    NPR Two-headed snakes don't live very long in the wild, so when one was found in a Northern Virginia yard, the discovery got the attention of scientists and social ...

VIDEO: Say Hello to New VIMS Marine Research Boat - Chesapeake Bay Magazine
11/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
VIDEO: Say Hello to New VIMS Marine Research Boat    Chesapeake Bay Magazine The Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) recently welcomed a new team member aboard to help study marine life: a 93-foot research vessel fittingly called ...

Virginia Fly Fishing & Wine Festival - Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine
11/14/2018 12:17:34 PM
Virginia Fly Fishing & Wine Festival    Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine Virginia is for outdoor lovers–and never more so than in autumn. Leaf peepers rejoice in afternoon hikes that show the Commonwealth's glorious fall colors to ...

Elk population in Virginia is growing - Staunton News Leader
11/12/2018 3:00:00 AM
Elk population in Virginia is growing    Staunton News Leader State is in the process of developing an elk management plan for the herd that numbers about 200.

Virginia asks for public input on elk management plan - WHSV
11/8/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia asks for public input on elk management plan    WHSV RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries wants to know how state residents feel about elk. Officials are asking for public ...

Dorey Park Lake in Henrico is now stocked with trout - WTVR CBS 6 News
11/8/2018 3:00:00 AM
Dorey Park Lake in Henrico is now stocked with trout    WTVR CBS 6 News HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — Dorey Park Lake in eastern Henrico County is now stocked with trout. The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (DGIF) ...

Virginia draft plan puts Dickenson County in elk management zone - Coalfield.com
11/7/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia draft plan puts Dickenson County in elk management zone    Coalfield.com The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries Monday opened to public comment its elk management plan, which would designate Dickenson, Wise ...

Black bear sightings in Virginia on the rise in light of acorn shortage - Fox News
10/23/2018 3:00:00 AM
Black bear sightings in Virginia on the rise in light of acorn shortage    Fox News If you live in Virginia and have spotted a black bear as of late, an acorn shortage this fall in some parts of the state may be to blame, wildlife experts say.

Black bear crosses road near Virginia Tech campus - WTVR CBS 6 News
10/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Black bear crosses road near Virginia Tech campus    WTVR CBS 6 News A Virginia Tech student got a big surprise when he spotted a black bear crossing the road near campus in Blacksburg.

Virginia mother bear and 2 cubs hiding in tree cause street closure in neighborhood - Fox News
10/18/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia mother bear and 2 cubs hiding in tree cause street closure in neighborhood    Fox News Charlottesville, Virginia, residents gathered around an unexpected sighting on Wednesday: A mother bear and her two cubs, which spent the afternoon in a ...

Growing disease impacting deer in Virginia - WHSV
10/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
Growing disease impacting deer in Virginia    WHSV It's a growing disease here in Virginia, not for people, but a serious threat to deer, called Chronic Wasting Disease.

VDGIF warns of growing threat, CWD, among deer in Virginia - WSET
10/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
VDGIF warns of growing threat, CWD, among deer in Virginia    WSET LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) -- As hunting season gets underway, the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries is getting the word out about Chronic ...

Nearly 500 drivers will likely hit a deer in Northern Virginia this season - Inside NoVA
10/15/2018 3:00:00 AM
Nearly 500 drivers will likely hit a deer in Northern Virginia this season    Inside NoVA The number of drivers hitting deer is decreasing nationally and in some Northern Virginia communities.

Did you hit deer? It could be dinner - WWBT NBC12 News
10/11/2018 3:00:00 AM
Did you hit deer? It could be dinner    WWBT NBC12 News The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (DGIF) recommend tips to avoid hitting a deer a deer at night.

Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries reminds drivers to be careful of deer - WTKR News 3
10/10/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries reminds drivers to be careful of deer    WTKR News 3 Autumn is here, which means colorful leaves, crisp air and shorter days - and that deer are on the move.

Chronic wasting disease kills high number of deer in Frederick County - WHAG - www.localdvm.com
10/9/2018 3:00:00 AM
Chronic wasting disease kills high number of deer in Frederick County    WHAG - www.localdvm.com Chronic wasting disease is killing more deer in Frederick County, Virginia than any other county in state.

Claytor Lake tournament makes state workers say 'Gone Fishing' - Roanoke Times
10/8/2018 3:00:00 AM
Claytor Lake tournament makes state workers say 'Gone Fishing'    Roanoke Times DUBLIN — Monday's state holiday began with an air of anticipation — and hopes for a few bites — for nearly 200 Virginia workers and their relatives who came ...

Virginia Institute of Marine Science's new research vessel - WorkBoat
10/2/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia Institute of Marine Science's new research vessel    WorkBoat Meridien Maritime Reparation delivered the 93'x28'x12.7' research vessel Virginia to the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Gloucester Point, Va.

Four-year-old boy finds snake slithering on window sill - 13newsnow.com WVEC
9/27/2018 3:00:00 AM
Four-year-old boy finds snake slithering on window sill    13newsnow.com WVEC VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) — A 4-year-old and his mom made a frightening discovery in Virginia Beach. Erin Higginbottom took to Nextdoor.com on ...

Study: Ocean Acidification May Reduce Sea Scallop Fisheries - University of Virginia
9/26/2018 3:00:00 AM
Study: Ocean Acidification May Reduce Sea Scallop Fisheries    University of Virginia Each year, fishermen harvest more than $500 million worth of Atlantic sea scallops from the waters off the East Coast of the United States. A new model created ...

Two-Headed Snake Discovered in Virginia & It's a Copperhead - Thrillist
9/24/2018 3:00:00 AM
Two-Headed Snake Discovered in Virginia & It's a Copperhead    Thrillist A two-headed snake was discovered in northern Virginia. It's total nightmare fuel. Even worse, it's venomous.

Woman finds two-headed viper in her flower bed, state hopes to display it in a zoo - USA TODAY
9/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Woman finds two-headed viper in her flower bed, state hopes to display it in a zoo    USA TODAY The copperhead is an "extremely rare" find in the wild, said Virginia herpetologist J.D. Kleopfer.

Va. Gets Extra Year to Comply with Menhaden Catch Limits - Chesapeake Bay Magazine
9/18/2018 3:00:00 AM
Va. Gets Extra Year to Comply with Menhaden Catch Limits    Chesapeake Bay Magazine East Coast fishery managers have decided to give Virginia until next year to adopt regulations that limit catches of menhaden in the Chesapeake Bay rather than ...

Developer hints at plan for old Game and Inland Fisheries campus on Broad Street - WTVR CBS 6 News
9/10/2018 3:00:00 AM
Developer hints at plan for old Game and Inland Fisheries campus on Broad Street    WTVR CBS 6 News A Virginia Beach developer is jumpstarting its plan for a mix of apartments and commercial space on the site.

Candy darter, Virginia's most beautiful fish, near threatened status - WSLS 10
8/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
Candy darter, Virginia's most beautiful fish, near threatened status    WSLS 10 Although it looks like an exotic fish from the tropics, the candy darter lives in Virginia's cold, fast-flowing streams. Once widespread, now, only four streams in the ...

Rattlesnake caught in trash can in Virginia neighborhood - WSET
8/15/2018 9:53:18 PM
Rattlesnake caught in trash can in Virginia neighborhood    WSET CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WSET) -- A rattlesnake caused quite to issue after it was spotted in a Virginia resident's yard.Neighbors gathered in a Chesapeake yard to ...

Menhaden landings pacing below disputed cap - Daily Press
8/8/2018 3:00:00 AM
Menhaden landings pacing below disputed cap    Daily Press Landings of menhaden are coming in at a pace well below a much-disputed cap, Virginia tells the interstate fisheries management commission.

Commissioners approved proposed fishing regulation changes - West Virginia MetroNews
8/7/2018 3:00:00 AM
Commissioners approved proposed fishing regulation changes    West Virginia MetroNews Bass restrictions for tournaments at Stonewall will be relaxed and new catch and release protections have been approved on four popular nativ e brook trout ...

Virginia Conservation Police join lip sync challenge - WHAG - www.localdvm.com
7/30/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia Conservation Police join lip sync challenge    WHAG - www.localdvm.com The Virginia Conservation Police of the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries have joined the lip sync challenge that has been sweeping law ...

WATCH: Virginia Conservation Police participate in lip sync challenge - WJHL-TV News Channel 11
7/29/2018 3:00:00 AM
WATCH: Virginia Conservation Police participate in lip sync challenge    WJHL-TV News Channel 11 Law enforcement agencies across the country are participating in the lip sync challenge, and the Virginia Conservation Police has joined in too.

Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries joins Facebook lip sync battle - WSLS 10
7/27/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries joins Facebook lip sync battle    WSLS 10 RICHMOND, Va. - As the Facebook lip sync challenge continues, the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (DGIF) decided to throw its hat in the ...

Virginia Conservation Police join the lip sync challenge - WTKR News 3
7/27/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia Conservation Police join the lip sync challenge    WTKR News 3 Inspired by the lip sync challenge that police departments across the country have taken on, the Virginia Conservation Police of the Virginia Department of Game ...

Wildlife officials kill alligator found in Southwest Virginia - WDBJ7
7/25/2018 3:00:00 AM
Wildlife officials kill alligator found in Southwest Virginia    WDBJ7 An investigation into how an American alligator that got loose near Gate City, Virginia and was killed by wildlife officials is ongoing, according to a Virginia ...

Timber Rattlesnakes in Virginia - WSLS 10
7/10/2018 3:00:00 AM
Timber Rattlesnakes in Virginia    WSLS 10 Dave Garst, with the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, is on a first name basis with many of the Timber Rattlesnakes in the mountains of ...

New Virginia hunting, trapping regulations kick into effect - WHSV
7/2/2018 3:00:00 AM
New Virginia hunting, trapping regulations kick into effect    WHSV A new way to validate license tags and further guidance on what color hunters should wear while in the wilderness have gone into effect in the Commonwealth.

VA's Department of Game and Inland Fisheries advises local boaters to use caution - 8News
6/1/2018 3:00:00 AM
VA's Department of Game and Inland Fisheries advises local boaters to use caution    8News The warning goes into next week as flash flooding is expected in many areas in Central Virginia. . News, weather, sports, headlines for Central Virginia and ...

Article: VA at odds with fisheries commission over cap for menhaden caught in Bay - The Chesapeake Bay Journal
5/31/2018 3:00:00 AM
Article: VA at odds with fisheries commission over cap for menhaden caught in Bay    The Chesapeake Bay Journal The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission warned Virginia in May that the state could soon face action for failing to adopt new menhaden harvest limits ...

It’s ‘Free Fishing’ weekend in Virginia - WTVR CBS 6 News
5/31/2018 3:00:00 AM
It’s ‘Free Fishing’ weekend in Virginia    WTVR CBS 6 News RICHMOND, Va. — Looking for something to do this weekend? Why not take advantage of Free Fishing Days in Virginia. No fishing license, of any kind, ...

Off the hook! Fish without a license in Virginia this weekend - WSET
5/31/2018 3:00:00 AM
Off the hook! Fish without a license in Virginia this weekend    WSET LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) -- The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries has designated the next three days for anyone who wants to fish without a ...

Catfish weighing 68.12 pounds breaks Virginia state record - UPI.com
5/31/2018 3:00:00 AM
Catfish weighing 68.12 pounds breaks Virginia state record    UPI.com May 31 (UPI) -- A Virginia fisherman appears to have broken a state record after reeling in a catfish that tipped the scales at 68.12 pounds. Jeffrey Dill said he ...

Virginia man reels in record-breaking catfish with $20 Walmart fishing rod - Fox News
5/30/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia man reels in record-breaking catfish with $20 Walmart fishing rod    Fox News A Virginia man made the catch of a lifetime on Saturday when he reeled in a 68-pound flathead catfish, beating a state record set nearly 25 years ago.

Small dog attacked and killed by coyote in Northern Virginia - The Washington Post
5/30/2018 3:00:00 AM
Small dog attacked and killed by coyote in Northern Virginia    The Washington Post A coyote attacked and killed a small dog in Fairfax County, and authorities are warning area residents to be cautious with their pets. The incident occurred in the ...

Virginia Tech graduate lands second chance to hook fish dream - Roanoke Times
5/10/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia Tech graduate lands second chance to hook fish dream    Roanoke Times BLACKSBURG — When Chanz Hopkins breathes the air near the New River he says he knows he's home.

No fishing license required during Virginia’s “Free Fishing Days” in June - WTKR News 3
5/9/2018 3:00:00 AM
No fishing license required during Virginia’s “Free Fishing Days” in June    WTKR News 3 The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries announced three free fishing days for 2018.

Atlantic commission warns Virginia about ignoring menhaden limits - Fredericksburg.com
5/5/2018 3:00:00 AM
Atlantic commission warns Virginia about ignoring menhaden limits    Fredericksburg.com Members of the Atlantic Coast state commission that oversees the protection of key marine species has warned Virginia of looming enforcement action that could ...

Exotic fish native to China, Russia found in Virginia reservoir - Fox News
5/5/2018 3:00:00 AM
Exotic fish native to China, Russia found in Virginia reservoir    Fox News A Northern Snakehead fish was found in a reservoir in Virginia, the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (DGIF) confirmed Friday.

Predatory Snakehead discovered in Colonial Heights reservoir - WTVR CBS 6 News
5/4/2018 3:00:00 AM
Predatory Snakehead discovered in Colonial Heights reservoir    WTVR CBS 6 News COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. -- Northern Snakehead fish have been discovered in the James River drainage for the first time in state history, according to Virginia ...

ASMFC puts Virginia on notice regarding menhaden limits in Chesapeake Bay - SeafoodSource
5/3/2018 3:00:00 AM
ASMFC puts Virginia on notice regarding menhaden limits in Chesapeake Bay    SeafoodSource The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission has put the state of Virginia on notice regarding the menhaden fishery in the mid-Atlantic state.

Black bears are on the move in Virginia; more contact may come in suburban areas - Virginian-Pilot
4/12/2018 3:00:00 AM
Black bears are on the move in Virginia; more contact may come in suburban areas    Virginian-Pilot Black bears are moving around more than they have since last fall, and many now are with cubs.

VDGIF warning of websites selling fake fishing licenses - WSET
4/6/2018 3:00:00 AM
VDGIF warning of websites selling fake fishing licenses    WSET RICHMOND, Va. (WSET) -- The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (DGIF) is warning of websites claiming to sell Virginia fishing licenses.

WILDLIFE: Coyotes inspire love and hate in Virginia - Franklin News Post
4/1/2018 3:00:00 AM
WILDLIFE: Coyotes inspire love and hate in Virginia    Franklin News Post A packed crowd met at the Rocky Mount library on March 22 to hear Dan Lovelace of the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries and William Hodges ...

Study: Global Fisheries to Decline 20 Percent, on Average, by 2300 - University of Virginia
3/8/2018 3:00:00 AM
Study: Global Fisheries to Decline 20 Percent, on Average, by 2300    University of Virginia A new, long-view study of climate and the oceans suggests that, as a result of rising global temperatures, the world's fisheries could be, on average, 20 percent ...

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Grand Canyon Ed (LOPE) Holder Virginia Retirement Systems Et Al Has Cut Holding; Accenture Plc Ireland (ACN) Holder Axa Has Raised Its Position - The FinExaminer
1/17/2019 4:41:23 PM
Grand Canyon Ed (LOPE) Holder Virginia Retirement Systems Et Al Has Cut Holding; Accenture Plc Ireland (ACN) Holder Axa Has Raised Its Position    The FinExaminer Virginia Retirement Systems Et Al decreased its stake in Grand Canyon Ed Inc (LOPE) by 6.13% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC.

How the conversation on coal ash has changed - Virginia Mercury
1/14/2019 11:01:00 PM
How the conversation on coal ash has changed    Virginia Mercury In an ideal world, we might expect agencies charged with protecting people and the environment to always do the right thing within the limits of the law ...

Environmental groups push coal ash, solar and carbon bills in Virginia - Daily Press
1/12/2019 12:10:00 AM
Environmental groups push coal ash, solar and carbon bills in Virginia    Daily Press Environmental groups are uniting behind three key bills in the General Assembly that they say would help align Virginia with clean energy efforts already ...

Virginia Gov. Northam backs bill requiring Dominion to excavate all coal ash - Utility Dive
1/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia Gov. Northam backs bill requiring Dominion to excavate all coal ash    Utility Dive Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, D, on Thursday announced plans for an environmental legislative package, a portion of which would require Dominion Energy to ...

Va. Governor backs bill forcing Dominion to dig up coal ash - Kallanish Energy
1/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Va. Governor backs bill forcing Dominion to dig up coal ash    Kallanish Energy Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam last week said he's backing legislation requiring Dominion Energy to dig up 27 million cubic yards of coal ash stored in eight ...

Legislative preview: The fate of Virginia's legacy coal ash - Richmond.com
1/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
Legislative preview: The fate of Virginia's legacy coal ash    Richmond.com Decades of burning coal to power Virginia have left the state with a toxic, 30-million-ton problem — one that lawmakers must contend with when they gather in ...

Saying Virginia can't risk environmental catastrophe, Northam backs bill forcing Dominion to dig up coal ash - Richmond.com
1/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
Saying Virginia can't risk environmental catastrophe, Northam backs bill forcing Dominion to dig up coal ash    Richmond.com Gov. Ralph Northam on Thursday threw his weight behind legislation that would require Dominion Energy to dig up 27 million cubic yards of coal ash stored in ...

Proposed Regulations at Virginia Plant - Water & Wastes Digest
1/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
Proposed Regulations at Virginia Plant    Water & Wastes Digest In Virginia, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking public comment on proposed environmental regulations to address groundwater, soil, ...

Article: Fisheries on both VA, MD legislative agendas for 2019 - The Chesapeake Bay Journal
1/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
Article: Fisheries on both VA, MD legislative agendas for 2019    The Chesapeake Bay Journal Oysters will be on the legislative menu in Maryland in 2019, while Virginia lawmakers will have menhaden on their plates. But for legislators gathering in both ...

Deregulation under Trump halts West Virginia rivers cleanup - The Columbus Dispatch
12/29/2018 3:00:00 AM
Deregulation under Trump halts West Virginia rivers cleanup    The Columbus Dispatch CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Kanawha River has never been clean, at least not since Colleen Anderson moved here nearly 50 years ago.The river is lined with ...

Coal ash excavation could cost Dominion ratepayers an extra $3.30 per month over 20 years - GoDanRiver.com
12/18/2018 3:00:00 AM
Coal ash excavation could cost Dominion ratepayers an extra $3.30 per month over 20 years    GoDanRiver.com The cost of excavating and partly recycling 27 million cubic yards of coal ash stored underground across the state of Virginia could end up costing the average ...

Dominion seeks to recover $300M from Virginia ratepayers for coal ash efforts - Utility Dive
12/18/2018 3:00:00 AM
Dominion seeks to recover $300M from Virginia ratepayers for coal ash efforts    Utility Dive Dominion Energy seeks to recover $302.4 million from its Virginia ratepayers for upgrading three coal plants and corresponding ash ponds, according to the ...

Virginia residents protest proposed solar farm in Spotsylvania - Washington Times
12/10/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia residents protest proposed solar farm in Spotsylvania    Washington Times A group of Northern Virginia residents is protesting the proposed construction of a large solar farm in their rural community, saying the project is more dangerous ...

Virginia Tech scientists probe Radford arsenal emissions - Roanoke Times
12/6/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia Tech scientists probe Radford arsenal emissions    Roanoke Times FAIRLAWN — Bill Laws patrolled the banks of the New River on a recent chilly Thursday morning amid wisps of smoke and the slight smell of spent fire.

Cranston's Mill Pond could serve as water source to address county's future need - Virginia Gazette
11/27/2018 3:00:00 AM
Cranston's Mill Pond could serve as water source to address county's future need    Virginia Gazette Cranston's Mill Pond is edging closer to securing its water withdrawal permit, perhaps as early as next year. Doing so would make the pond a real contender as ...

Virginia enters agreement to regulate coal combustion residuals at Chesapeake Energy Center - Augusta Free Press
11/15/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia enters agreement to regulate coal combustion residuals at Chesapeake Energy Center    Augusta Free Press Virginia has reached an agreement to ensure that coal combustion residuals at a major dump site in Chesapeake will not threaten water quality.

Flurry of action on Dominion's coal ash risks, closure plans sets stage for next General Assembly session to settle the issue - Virginia Mercury
11/15/2018 3:00:00 AM
Flurry of action on Dominion's coal ash risks, closure plans sets stage for next General Assembly session to settle the issue    Virginia Mercury In each of the past two legislative sessions, the General Assembly has hit the pause button on Dominion Energy's plans to close ponds containing millions of ...

Why Virginia Could Be a Leader on Sea-level Rise Solutions - The Revelator
11/14/2018 3:00:00 AM
Why Virginia Could Be a Leader on Sea-level Rise Solutions    The Revelator The state is ramping up efforts to protect people and the economy as southeast Virginia faces one of the fastest rates of relative sea-level rise in the country.

We can do better in Virginia than mining uranium - The Washington Post
11/7/2018 3:00:00 AM
We can do better in Virginia than mining uranium    The Washington Post One need look no further than the long list of storage sites of toxic materials to see why residents of Chatham and adjacent counties in central Virginia are deeply ...

CASEY: Will efforts to launch a Virginia uranium mine never die? - Roanoke Times
11/6/2018 3:00:00 AM
CASEY: Will efforts to launch a Virginia uranium mine never die?    Roanoke Times The folks seeking a uranium mine in Pittsylvania County lost in the Virginia General Assembly, lost in federal court, and lost before a federal appeals court.

Virginia county at a crossroads as U.S. Supreme Court hears uranium case - Energy News Network
11/1/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia county at a crossroads as U.S. Supreme Court hears uranium case    Energy News Network As the nuclear industry makes a play for a bigger role in a carbon-free economy, Virginia landowners challenge the state's decades-long ban on uranium mining ...

A Virginia Farmer Fights to Harvest His Uranium - Bloomberg
10/31/2018 3:00:00 AM
A Virginia Farmer Fights to Harvest His Uranium    Bloomberg A U.S. Supreme Court challenge to the state's mining ban divides the town of Chatham, as an environmental group warns of the potential “disaster” for air and ...

Rockwool factory site meets standards, but new sinkholes discovered - WTOP
10/18/2018 3:00:00 AM
Rockwool factory site meets standards, but new sinkholes discovered    WTOP Environmental inspectors at the Rockwool insulation construction site have found 10 potential sinkholes at the Jefferson County, West Virginia location where a ...

Shadow of Hurricane Florence hangs over legislative meeting on Dominion's plans for coal ash sites - Virginia Mercury
10/9/2018 3:00:00 AM
Shadow of Hurricane Florence hangs over legislative meeting on Dominion's plans for coal ash sites    Virginia Mercury When Hurricane Florence slammed into North Carolina in September, some of the state's coal ash ponds breached and overflowed into nearby rivers and lakes.

Candidate Profile: Louis R. Jones - WAVY-TV
10/4/2018 3:00:00 AM
Candidate Profile: Louis R. Jones    WAVY-TV Name: Louis R. Jones. Biography: Louis R. Jones is currently the interim-mayor of Virginia Beach. He has been a Virginia Beach City Council member for more ...

Aqua Virginia announces completion of project to improve water quality in Caroline County neighborhood - Fredericksburg.com
9/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Aqua Virginia announces completion of project to improve water quality in Caroline County neighborhood    Fredericksburg.com Aqua Virginia earlier this month announced that it had completed a yearlong project to improve water quality for residents of 1600 homes in the Caroline County ...

Fourth Circuit Rules Coal Ash Pond Leak Didn't Violate Clean Water Act - Courthouse News Service
9/13/2018 3:00:00 AM
Fourth Circuit Rules Coal Ash Pond Leak Didn't Violate Clean Water Act    Courthouse News Service RICHMOND, Va. (CN) – The Fourth Circuit held Wednesday that an arsenic leak from a Virginia coal ash pond is not a violation of the Clean Water Act, The ...

COAL ASH: Clean Water Act doesn't cover power plant's arsenic — court - E&E News
9/12/2018 3:00:00 AM
COAL ASH: Clean Water Act doesn't cover power plant's arsenic — court    E&E News An electric utility didn't violate the Clean Water Act when arsenic linked to its Virginia power plant wound up in waterways, a federal court ruled today.

As Hurricane Florence barrels toward coastal Carolina, rural, poor communities brace themselves - Fox News
9/12/2018 3:00:00 AM
As Hurricane Florence barrels toward coastal Carolina, rural, poor communities brace themselves    Fox News Heavy rains from Hurricane Florence could cause an environmental disaster in parts of rural Virginia, South Carolina and North Carolina where waste from hog ...

Welcome to Virginia Beach, home of the East Coast’s fastest-rising sea level - The Washington Post
9/6/2018 3:00:00 AM
Welcome to Virginia Beach, home of the East Coast’s fastest-rising sea level    The Washington Post When several days of storms brought more than seven inches of rain to the seaside resort town of Virginia Beach in July, muddy water inundated Blue Pete's ...

Dry Cleaning Leak Leaves Giant Plume of Chemicals in Groundwater Beneath Virginia Community - NBC4 Washington
7/10/2018 3:00:00 AM
Dry Cleaning Leak Leaves Giant Plume of Chemicals in Groundwater Beneath Virginia Community    NBC4 Washington More than a decade ago, a Virginia dry cleaning business stopped using a potentially hazardous chemical after learning of a leak, but an environmental impact ...

Article: Putting roads on a reduced-salt diet also healthy for nearby streams - The Chesapeake Bay Journal
7/9/2018 3:00:00 AM
Article: Putting roads on a reduced-salt diet also healthy for nearby streams    The Chesapeake Bay Journal A creek in Northern Virginia is going on a pollution diet, and residents might feel the belt-tightening this time. That's because it could lead to limits on a ...

Coal Ash Uncovered: Polluted Groundwater Found At 14 Kentucky Sites - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
6/19/2018 3:00:00 AM
Coal Ash Uncovered: Polluted Groundwater Found At 14 Kentucky Sites    West Virginia Public Broadcasting For decades, Kentucky's own coal stoked the fires that generated most of its electricity. And while some of those power plants have shut down or switched.

Report: Virginia Drinking Water Threatened by Atlantic Coast and Mountain Valley Pipelines - Natural Resources Defense Council
5/29/2018 3:00:00 AM
Report: Virginia Drinking Water Threatened by Atlantic Coast and Mountain Valley Pipelines    Natural Resources Defense Council RICHMOND, VA – Two proposed large gas pipelines could pollute valuable groundwater that supplies drinking water across Virginia, according to a report ...

A fight for power in rural Virginia - The Washington Post
4/30/2018 3:00:00 AM
A fight for power in rural Virginia    The Washington Post A company that builds fracked-gas pipelines is demanding the arrest of 61-year-old Theresa “Red” Terry and her daughter for trespassing — on their own ...

With court battles on coal ash raging, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring stays on sidelines so far - Richmond.com
4/20/2018 3:00:00 AM
With court battles on coal ash raging, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring stays on sidelines so far    Richmond.com Before he filed it last month, Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh invited other states' attorneys general to sign on to an amicus brief urging a federal appeals ...

Article: Groundwater: the next frontier of concern on Virginia's Eastern Shore - The Chesapeake Bay Journal
4/12/2018 3:00:00 AM
Article: Groundwater: the next frontier of concern on Virginia's Eastern Shore    The Chesapeake Bay Journal On Virginia's portion of the Eastern Shore, it's the growing number of chickens — not people — that has residents worried about the quantity and quality of their ...

Expert addresses fears over drinking water supply on Virginia Shore - Delmarva Daily Times
4/11/2018 3:00:00 AM
Expert addresses fears over drinking water supply on Virginia Shore    Delmarva Daily Times Concerns about the sustainability of the groundwater resource in the region have been raised recently.

County's water treatment plant proposal edges closer to approval - Virginia Gazette
4/7/2018 3:00:00 AM
County's water treatment plant proposal edges closer to approval    Virginia Gazette James City continues to collect permission slips needed to build a water treatment plant on the lower Chickahominy River, though some environmental groups ...

Arsenic in groundwater? Virginia coal ash case before court - WTOP
3/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Arsenic in groundwater? Virginia coal ash case before court    WTOP Virginia's largest electric utility asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to overturn a judge's ruling that the company is violating federal law by discharging ...

Virginia Groundwater Needs Protection From Pipelines - Natural Resources Defense Council
3/7/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia Groundwater Needs Protection From Pipelines    Natural Resources Defense Council In 2016, the Virginia Office of Environmental Health and Safety recommended a thorough survey of all private water wells and springs, as well as septic systems, ...

Va. investigates whether poultry farms using well water without permit - Delmarva Daily Times
2/27/2018 3:00:00 AM
Va. investigates whether poultry farms using well water without permit    Delmarva Daily Times A number of Virginia poultry farms "are under investigation and likely require permits," according to the Department of Environmental Quality.

Five Va. Shore residents ask for injunction on chicken farms - Delmarva Daily Times
2/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Five Va. Shore residents ask for injunction on chicken farms    Delmarva Daily Times Five Eastern Shore of Virginia residents asked the DEQ to place an injunction on 83 chicken farms for not having groundwater withdrawal permits.

On the quiet Eastern Shore of Virginia, residents think they have a chicken problem - Virginian-Pilot
2/9/2018 3:00:00 AM
On the quiet Eastern Shore of Virginia, residents think they have a chicken problem    Virginian-Pilot The giant processing plants of Perdue Farms and Tyson Foods stand about 13 miles apart on U.S. 13. It makes for a handy way to mark progress when driving ...

State reaches deals with large water users to preserve aquifers - Richmond.com
12/15/2017 3:00:00 AM
State reaches deals with large water users to preserve aquifers    Richmond.com The state has reached agreements with 14 large users of groundwater in eastern Virginia that the Department of Environmental Quality says will protect coastal ...

DEQ: Cutting groundwater draws likely to stabilize supply - Daily Press
10/24/2017 3:00:00 AM
DEQ: Cutting groundwater draws likely to stabilize supply    Daily Press Deep cuts in permitted withdrawals from eastern Virginia's main aquifer should stabilize a key drinking water supply, water regulators sau.

East of I-95, Virginia Begins to Limit Permitted Groundwater Users - WVTF
8/9/2017 3:00:00 AM
East of I-95, Virginia Begins to Limit Permitted Groundwater Users    WVTF Groundwater in the Coastal Plain, East of I-95, is under stress. During the last 18 months, Virginia water officials have been negotiating cuts to.

Virginia tightens spigot on big water users to stem Potomac Aquifer decline - Fredericksburg.com
8/5/2017 3:00:00 AM
Virginia tightens spigot on big water users to stem Potomac Aquifer decline    Fredericksburg.com After 30 years of drilling drinking water wells in the Northern Neck, Todd Saunders can tell you about the biggest change to his business—the water table is ...

West Virginia groundwater not affected by fracking, but surface water is - Phys.org
4/24/2017 3:00:00 AM
West Virginia groundwater not affected by fracking, but surface water is    Phys.org Fracking has not contaminated groundwater in northwestern West Virginia, but accidental spills of fracking wastewater may pose a threat to surface water in the ...

Virginia Officials Recognize Groundwater Pumping Allows Sea To Rush In - Circle of Blue WaterNews
10/21/2016 3:00:00 AM
Virginia Officials Recognize Groundwater Pumping Allows Sea To Rush In    Circle of Blue WaterNews Reversing aquifer decline will test state oversight and local response. The Elizabeth River passes by Portsmouth, Virginia, before draining into the Chesapeake ...

Virginia and West Virginia Water Science Center - United States Geological Survey
9/14/2016 5:27:48 PM
Virginia and West Virginia Water Science Center    United States Geological Survey We operate streamgages, observation wells, and monitoring stations that provide reliable scientific information needed to make informed decisions. We use ...

Groundwater drain a big-dollar dilemma - Daily Press
10/10/2015 3:00:00 AM
Groundwater drain a big-dollar dilemma    Daily Press Coping with cuts in what state regulators allow water utilities and industries to draw from the main eastern Virginia aquifer will take big money and lots of politics.

Nutrient Credit Trading News Items
Proposal would do a lot to clean the Chesapeake Bay, but could it let other polluters off the hook? - Virginian-Pilot
12/26/2016 3:00:00 AM
Proposal would do a lot to clean the Chesapeake Bay, but could it let other polluters off the hook?    Virginian-Pilot Never in the history of the Chesapeake Bay cleanup has one project promised to cut pollution by so much. But some are tempering their praise of Hampton ...

Federal Agencies Support Virginia's Innovative Market-based Approach to Improving Water Quality in Chesapeake Bay - USDA.gov
12/16/2014 3:00:00 AM
Federal Agencies Support Virginia's Innovative Market-based Approach to Improving Water Quality in Chesapeake Bay    USDA.gov WASHINGTON, Dec. 16, 2014 – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy today joined U.S. Department of Agriculture ...

River Access - laws regarding surface water use News Items
3 people rescued from abandoned W.Va. mine - WSLS 10
12/12/2018 3:00:00 AM
3 people rescued from abandoned W.Va. mine    WSLS 10 Three people trapped in an inactive West Virginia mine for several days were rescued on Wednesday, state officials said.

Flurry of action on Dominion's coal ash risks, closure plans sets stage for next General Assembly session to settle the issue - Virginia Mercury
11/15/2018 3:00:00 AM
Flurry of action on Dominion's coal ash risks, closure plans sets stage for next General Assembly session to settle the issue    Virginia Mercury In each of the past two legislative sessions, the General Assembly has hit the pause button on Dominion Energy's plans to close ponds containing millions of ...

Grants for infrastructure and tourism announced for southern West Virginia - Bluefield Daily Telegraph
10/27/2018 3:00:00 AM
Grants for infrastructure and tourism announced for southern West Virginia    Bluefield Daily Telegraph Millions of dollars for needed utilities and thousands more for tourism projects were among the Transportation Alternatives Grant Awards announced Friday for ...

Caroline property owner files lawsuit alleging neighboring farms polluted and damaged her property - Fredericksburg.com
10/7/2018 3:00:00 AM
Caroline property owner files lawsuit alleging neighboring farms polluted and damaged her property    Fredericksburg.com A lawsuit filed last month in Richmond alleges that the Virginia Department of Transportation, several Caroline County farms, the county's senior environmental ...

Stream-crossing permit suspended for Mountain Valley Pipeline in Virginia - GoDanRiver.com
10/5/2018 3:00:00 AM
Stream-crossing permit suspended for Mountain Valley Pipeline in Virginia    GoDanRiver.com The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has suspended a permit allowing the Mountain Valley Pipeline to cross more than 500 streams and wetlands in Southwest ...

Rockwool: Three Truths And A Lie About The Economic Development Game - Forbes
9/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
Rockwool: Three Truths And A Lie About The Economic Development Game    Forbes The West Virginia Department of Commerce's urgency to deliver gas-consuming manufacturing plants for a $83.7 Billion partnership with China Energy ...

COAL ASH: Clean Water Act doesn't cover power plant's arsenic — court - E&E News
9/12/2018 3:00:00 AM
COAL ASH: Clean Water Act doesn't cover power plant's arsenic — court    E&E News An electric utility didn't violate the Clean Water Act when arsenic linked to its Virginia power plant wound up in waterways, a federal court ruled today.

Railroads built West Virginia, and still play a vital role (Daily Mail WV) - Charleston Gazette-Mail
8/23/2018 3:00:00 AM
Railroads built West Virginia, and still play a vital role (Daily Mail WV)    Charleston Gazette-Mail The railroads serving West Virginia played an enormously important role in the state's growth and development. They connected West Virginia with the world, ...

Supreme Court to hear uranium case Nov. 5 - YourGV.com
8/22/2018 3:00:00 AM
Supreme Court to hear uranium case Nov. 5    YourGV.com The decision of whether or not to overturn Virginia's moratorium on uranium mining will be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday, Nov. 5.

UPDATED: Dominion moves ahead with plan to build a pair of wind turbines off the Virginia coast - Richmond.com
8/3/2018 3:00:00 AM
UPDATED: Dominion moves ahead with plan to build a pair of wind turbines off the Virginia coast    Richmond.com NORFOLK — Dominion Energy Virginia is about to map uncharted waters with a $300 million project to research the use of wind power off Virginia's Atlantic ...

Region still digging, drying out from this week's floods - The Daily Progress
6/1/2018 3:00:00 AM
Region still digging, drying out from this week's floods    The Daily Progress Central Virginia is still recovering from deadly storms that swept through Wednesday and Thursday that brought widespread flooding. One person was confirmed ...

Report: Virginia Drinking Water Threatened by Atlantic Coast and Mountain Valley Pipelines - Natural Resources Defense Council
5/29/2018 3:00:00 AM
Report: Virginia Drinking Water Threatened by Atlantic Coast and Mountain Valley Pipelines    Natural Resources Defense Council RICHMOND, VA – Two proposed large gas pipelines could pollute valuable groundwater that supplies drinking water across Virginia, according to a report ...

Meet the 200 Virginians in the military who have died since 9/11 - Virginian-Pilot
5/28/2018 3:00:00 AM
Meet the 200 Virginians in the military who have died since 9/11    Virginian-Pilot Since the Sept. 11 terror attacks, 200 people from Virginia have died while supporting military operations in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan. The Virginian-Pilot is ...

PIPELINES: Appalachian boom: Potholes, landslides and shattered peace - E&E News
5/15/2018 3:00:00 AM
PIPELINES: Appalachian boom: Potholes, landslides and shattered peace    E&E News MOBLEY, W.Va. — West Virginia, Ohio and Pennsylvania now pump more natural gas than Texas. Regulators struggle to keep up as more pipeline is put in the ...

One West Virginia county tried to break its dependence on the energy industry, it was overruled - Salon
5/8/2018 3:00:00 AM
One West Virginia county tried to break its dependence on the energy industry, it was overruled    Salon Fayette County tried to ban disposal of natural gas waste but were sued by the industry and lost the case.

With court battles on coal ash raging, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring stays on sidelines so far - Richmond.com
4/20/2018 3:00:00 AM
With court battles on coal ash raging, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring stays on sidelines so far    Richmond.com Before he filed it last month, Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh invited other states' attorneys general to sign on to an amicus brief urging a federal appeals ...

Justice for West Virginia's Cheat River - Rewire
10/4/2017 3:00:00 AM
Justice for West Virginia's Cheat River    Rewire If Congress doesn't reauthorize the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act, it could spell the end of stream restoration.

Surface Water Quality News Items
CSX reaches settlement with U.S., West Virginia related to Mount Carbon train derailment - WVAH
7/24/2018 3:00:00 AM
CSX reaches settlement with U.S., West Virginia related to Mount Carbon train derailment    WVAH CSX Transportation Inc. will pay penalties of $1.2 million to the United States and $1 million to the state of West Virginia as part of a settlement to resolve the ...

Dominion's long-awaited coal ash assessment is in, but what the utility will do with it remains unclear - Richmond.com
12/1/2017 3:00:00 AM
Dominion's long-awaited coal ash assessment is in, but what the utility will do with it remains unclear    Richmond.com Dominion Energy on Friday released a massive report on its coal ash ponds in Virginia, a review that was ordered by the General Assembly earlier this year to ...

West Virginia residents lament suspension of coal mining health study - SFGate
11/11/2017 3:00:00 AM
West Virginia residents lament suspension of coal mining health study    SFGate GLEN DANIEL, W.Va. — Chuck Nelson spent his life in this corner of Appalachia, working for years in the coal mines — a good job in the economically ...