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VIMS Approved for $835,000 Coastal Resilience Grant from NOAA in July 2017

On July 14, 2017, Va. Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) will receive an $834,991 Coastal Resilience Grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).  162 more words

Water Quality And Habitat In Chesapeake Bay Tributaries And Coastal Waters

Vermilion City Council votes to approve several upcoming projects

By: Melanie Williamson

Vermilion City Council met for a regular meeting on Monday, June 19. During the meeting, councilmembers provided updates from the committee meetings, which were held on Monday, June 12, before delving into new business and updates from other city offices. 1,003 more words

Vermilion Ohio

Virginia Stormwater Local Assistance Fund Grants for 2017

In May 2017, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Director David Paylor approved the recipients for Fiscal Year 2017 grants from Virginia’s Stormwater Local Assistance Fund… 133 more words

Water And Economics

When it comes to stormwater pollution, sharing is NOT caring!

Our everyday activities can really contribute to stormwater pollution if we aren’t careful. Trash, litter, pet waste, sediment, fertilizers, oil, you name it – it can end up in the storm drain and on its way to the nearest stream before you know it! 82 more words

Education

Did you know that good old fashioned dirt is actually a MAJOR stormwater pollutant?!

What happens to dirt in stormwater?

When soil, dirt, sand, clay, or other tiny bits of earth end up in stormwater, we then call it “sediment” because those pieces can eventually settle out to the bottom of a body of water. 213 more words

Stormwater

DEQ fines two Eugene businesses for stormwater violations

Two Eugene businesses face fines from the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality for allegedly violating storm­water pollution rules.

The DEQ fined Oregon Ice Cream $36,171, saying the Washington-based ice cream maker failed to implement a plan to address zinc, copper and suspended solids in the stormwater at its ice cream plant at Grant Street and West Broadway in west Eugene. 18 more words

The Register-Guard

Move mountains with DNR's new geology sandbox

Learning is getting a lot touchier. Children now get a feel for the world by deftly swiping fingers across touchscreens.

Well now the Washington Geological Survey… 150 more words

Geology