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
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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
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
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
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
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