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Comments Off on Greenway holdout Walker foundry ceases production, land up for sale, but lawsuit against Roanoke to continue   |   General

Greenway holdout Walker foundry ceases production, land up for sale, but lawsuit against Roanoke to continue

Greenway holdout Walker foundry ceases production, land up for sale, but lawsuit against Roanoke to continue By Matt Chittum  |  The Roanoke Times Walker Machine & Foundry has withdrawn its lawsuit in state court against Roanoke over using its land for a greenway, but intends to sue the city in federal court instead. Meanwhile, the company […]

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Northam unveils Virginia trade plan

Northam unveils Virginia trade plan VirginiaBusiness.com | November 13 | By Robert Powell Gov. Ralph Northam’s administration has adopted an international trade strategic plan aimed at boosting Virginia exports 50% during the next 15 years. In unveiling the plan at the 71st Virginia Conference on World Trade in Norfolk on Wednesday, the governor said his […]

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Happy Veterans Day!

Comments Off on Va. Democrats choose Del. Eileen Filler-Corn of Fairfax as House speaker; first woman to lead House   |   Legislative

Va. Democrats choose Del. Eileen Filler-Corn of Fairfax as House speaker; first woman to lead House

Va. Democrats choose Del. Eileen Filler-Corn of Fairfax as House speaker; first woman to lead House Del. Eileen Filler-Corn, D-Fairfax, left a meeting room at The James Center building on Saturday, shortly after Democrats in the House of Delegates chose her to be the next House speaker. Behind her are (from left) Dels. Lamont Bagby, […]

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VMAPAC Industrial Strength Leadership Award Winners

                    PRESS RELEASE   DATE: October 30, 2019                                                    CONTACT:  Kimberly Noonan, 804. 643.7489     VMAPAC 2019 Industrial Strength Leadership Awards […]

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DEQ Completes Recycling Rate Study

DEQ Completes Recycling Rate Study SD7 – Recycling in Virginia: An Evaluation of Recycling Rates and Recommendations (Chapter 615, 2018 Acts of Assembly) Published: 2019 Author: Department of Environmental Quality Enabling Authority: Chapter 615 Enactment Clause 2. (Regular Session 2018) Executive Summary: The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) was directed to conduct an evaluation of recycling rates in […]

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The state of recycling in Virginia: It may not be going where you think

The state of recycling in Virginia: It may not be going where you think By Katherine Hafner  |  The Virginia-Pilot A few years ago when you tossed your cardboard boxes from Amazon into the recycling bin, there’s a good chance they eventually traveled thousands of miles and half a world away to China. That changed early […]

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Virginia: New processes helps industrial sector reduce energy use by 20%

Virginia: New processes helps industrial sector reduce energy use by 20% New processes and technologies have helped the industrial sector in Virginia advance and improve energy efficiency, according to an analysis released by Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA). Commercial and industrial consumers in Virginia reduced their energy consumption by 20% between 1990 and 2017. Families, small […]

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Gregory T. DeCinque: Designate October to celebrate manufacturing

Gregory T. DeCinque: Designate October to celebrate manufacturing By: Gregory DeCinque  |  The Virginia Pilot THE KIDS ARE starting to get it. When will parents? “It” is the idea that the path to career success and security does not necessarily run through a four-year school or a so-called “prestige” occupation. Not long ago, Quentin Kidd, director […]

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Consumer Group Finds Virginia’s Emissions Have Fallen by 89% Amid Increasing Energy Demand

Consumer Group Finds Virginia’s Emissions Have Fallen by 89% Amid Increasing Energy Demand Richmond, VA – Emissions in Virginia have fallen by as much as 89 percent since 1990, even as the Commonwealth’s increasing energy needs have been met with greater oil and natural gas use and new utility infrastructure, a Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) analysis released today finds. The […]