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Environment Virginia

Scary water facts with Environment Virginia

In anticipation of Halloween, Environment Virginia unveiled the What’s Brewing in the James: Ten Scariest Water Facts, showing that, while improving, a terrifying concoction of chemicals, bacteria, and other pollutants still plague the James and Virginia’s waterways.

McDonnell announces new $31 million investment in clean water

Gov. Bob McDonnell announced on Friday that a new deposit of over $31 million will be made to the Commonwealth’s Water Quality Improvement Fund (WQIF) as a portion of the most recent budget surplus, the fourth in the four years of the McDonnell administration.

Petersen introduces bill to improve access to waterways

State Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax) announced on Friday that he has introduced legislation to protect recreational access to river, streams, and creeks across the Commonwealth.