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Job Opportunity at LRNow

LRNow is seeking a Director of Development.  This is an opportunity for the right person to join our team of committed professional staff members and dedicated Board of Directors to build our development capacity and help to continue our important work of restoring and protecting our Virginia Beach natural resources. Read More

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Attorney General Herring Moves to Block Seismic Testing & Offshore Drilling in the Atlantic

https://www.oag.state.va.us/media-center/news-releases/1351-december-20-2018-herring-moves-to-block-seismic-testing-and-offshore-drilling-in-the-atlantic-ocean ~ Herring and colleagues claim that federal authorization of seismic testing, a precursor to offshore drilling, violates environmental laws ~ RICHMOND (December 20, 2018) – Attorney General Mark R. Herring and a coalition of state attorneys general are moving to intervene in a lawsuit to stop proposed seismic testing that opens the door to oil drilling off the coast of Virginia

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Seismic Air Testing in the Atlantic

Today the Trump Administration issued permits to five private companies to conduct seismic air gun blasting in the Atlantic to search for potential oil and gas deposits. Seismic air guns are the loudest manmade sounds in the ocean and travel up to 2,500 miles. The effect of seismic blasting is absolutely detrimental to whales, sea turtles, seals and dolphins. Lynnhaven

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2018 Discover Virginia Beach Photography Contest Winners

(Featured Photo: Mark Winterstein) Congratulations to our 2018 Discover Virginia Beach Photography Contest winners! We feel so fortunate to live in or near such a unique city that is home to many diverse ecosystems.  From Back Bay to the North Landing River, Stumpy Lake, Atlantic Ocean, the Chesapeake Bay and the legendary Lynnhaven River, each photograph submitted truly captures all

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