Author Archive for: Karen

Assault on Clean Water

Comment Period Opens — It took years of work and negotiation to reach the Waters of the US Rule that defined the waterways that are protected by the Clean Water Act. Now, the current Federal Administration wants to throw it out. Much is at stake if these changes go through. The federal comment period is open. Please consider submitting your

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Oyster Leases and Oyster Farming in the Lynnhaven

As many of you know, issues of concern have been raised by some homeowners regarding oyster leases and oyster aquaculture in the Lynnhaven, especially in Linkhorn Bay.  After this year’s General Assembly session, the Virginia Marine Resources Commission established a workgroup to address the homeowner concerns and to make recommendations for ways to resolve the problems.  The workgroup members have

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Good News for Clean Water and Clean Beaches

Lynnhaven River NOW is very pleased that Virginia has been removed from the nation’s Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Leasing Program managed by the Bureau of Energy Management.  We appreciate that this threat to the progress we have made restoring and protecting our waterways and beaches has been removed. Thank you to everyone who worked hard to reach

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Annual Report and State of the River

Get up-to-date on what’s happening in the Lynnhaven River and learn more about Lynnhaven River NOW’s programs!  You can read a copy of our Annual Report and State of the River Report here on our website. See how water quality measured up at the end of 2016 on twelve different factors that we measure every year in our State of

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Candidates Forum, Wednesday, October 14

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14TH, 6:00-8:30 PM Be an informed voter this fall.  On November 3, we will be electing our Virginia Beach representatives in Richmond.  Find out where the candidates stand on the issues that are important to you.  All Delegate and Senatorial candidates representing Virginia Beach in Richmond are expected to participate. Wednesday, October 14th, 6:00-8:30 PM, at the Virginia

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