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Energy Efficiency Council Recognizes VADOC For The Second Year In A Row

November 20, 2017

For the second year in a row, the Virginia Energy Efficiency Council has recognized the Department of Corrections for its leadership in energy efficiency.

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T. C. Williams Green Team Finalists In National Competition

November 13, 2017

T. C. Williams High School students Bridget Williams and Ella Fesler comprise the two-person team that was invited to attend the Project Green Challenge 2017 Challenge Finals this week in Marin County, California.

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Alexandria Beautification Commission Presents: How Did Your Garden Perform?

November 6, 2017

The Alexandria Beautification Commission, in partnership with Virginia Cooperative Extension, announces a series of educational programs focusing on ways residents can beautify their homes and neighborhoods using sustainable landscaping practices.

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McAuliffe Announces Environmental Justice Advisory Council

October 31, 2017

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced the convening of the Commonwealth of Virginia’s first Environmental Justice Advisory Council. The EJAC, established by Executive Order 73, will provide advice and recommendations to the Executive Branch on ways in which environmental justice should be incorporated in decision-making.

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Lyles-Crouch Recognized For Care Of The Environment

October 30, 2017

Lyles-Crouch Traditional Academy is one of 70 Virginia schools to be recognized as a 2017 Virginia Naturally School by the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries with support from the Department of Education.

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Committee Democrats Respond To Report That Threatens Fishermen, Declares Open Season On Marine Mammals And Endangered Species

October 27, 2017

Ranking Member Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Committee Democrats today slammed a new Department of Commerce report issued under Executive Order 13783, which recommends unsupportable and dangerous changes to the way we manage our oceans.

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NPS Proposes Targeted Fee Increases At Parks To Address Maintenance Backlog

October 25, 2017

The National Park Service is considering increases to fees at highly visited national parks during peak visitor seasons to generate revenue for improvements to the aging infrastructure of national parks. The proposal includes increasing the entrance fee at Shenandoah National Park for the peak season: June 1 through Oct. 31. The public comment period for the NPS proposal is open until Nov. 23.

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Beyer, Udall, Environmental Groups Host Conversation With E.O. Wilson On Protecting Wildlife Corridors

October 24, 2017

World-renowned Harvard biologist Dr. E.O. Wilson was joined by several conservation leaders and members of Congress on Tuesday afternoon for a solutions-oriented conversation about wildlife corridors and other policies that can protect America’s wild creatures and places for generations to come.

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Rep. Beyer To Host Conversation On Saving America’s Biodiversity With E.O. Wilson

October 18, 2017

U.S. Representative Don Beyer will host a celebration of the planet's first Half-Earth Day, including a conversation, presentations, and meet-and-greet with renowned biologist Dr. Edward O. Wilson.

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New Public Education Programs From VCE For November

October 18, 2017

The Virginia Cooperative Extension is offering several free public education programs in November, including holiday and winter containers, selecting shrubs, and season review and winter interest in the garden.

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