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Tag archive for ‘Chesapeake Bay TMDL’

Rappahannock River Basin Commission and CNC Launch River Friendly Capital Improvements

River Friendly Capital Improvements, a new website focused on synergies between Virginia local governments and public/private utilities launches Friday, August 15.

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Rappahannock River Friendly Yard Phase I Program Brochure

Conserv + Partners is proud to release¬†the Rappahannock River Friendly Yard Phase I Final Report in the form of a “program brochure” designed for homeowners and landscape vendors. The Rappahannock River Friendly Yard is a project of the Rappahannock River Basin Commission, Virginia Department of Forestry, the National Wildlife Federation, and the City of Fredericksburg, […]

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Fredericksburg-Caroline County-Ft. A.P. Hill Optimum Environmental and Energy Efficiency (OEEE) Project Exploratory Meeting Date Set

Fredericksburg – Caroline County – Fort A.P. Hill Optimum Environmental and Energy Efficiency Project (OEEE) THE USE OF ENERGY CROPS AND AFFORESTATION TO ENHANCE MILITARY INSTALLATION OPERATIONAL CAPABILITY, PROTECT RURAL LANDS, AND REDUCE NON-POINT SOURCE POLLUTION TO MEET THE CHESAPEAKE BAY TMDL Monday, March 14 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Fredericksburg City Hall 715 Princess […]

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RRBC Approves Plan to Test Watershed-based Private Pollution Management Entity

The Capital Richmond, Virginia Wednesday, December 1 The Rappahannock River Basin Commission has taken another step forward in its multi-year program to implement market-based solutions to restore water quality in the Rappahannock River and Chesapeake Bay. At their quarterly meeting, in a unanimous vote (with one abstention), the Commission has decided to move forward with […]

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Conserv Tests Efficacy of Market-based Pollution Reduction Practices

This fall, working with a host of for profit, non-profit, and government partners, Conserv plans on testing the efficacy of market-based pollution management practices to meet EPA’s Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) for nitrogen, phosphorus, and sediment. The test will primarily be comprised of a simulation, similar to the Buy, Sell, Trade Game developed by […]

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Conserv Explores Creation of WatershedXH2O

As a result of Conserv’s collaboration with the Rappahannock River Basin Commission in 2010, the convening of the Rappahannock Exchange Business Advisory Council, and subsequent meetings and discussions, Conserv’s Board of Directors and Staff is considering the launch of a new business unit of the organization, called The Watershed Exchange for Clean Water (WatershedXH2O). The […]

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Agenda for 2009 Rappahannock River Basin Symposium – Incentivizing Restoration through a Chesapeake Bay Economy

The Steering Committee of the Rappahannock River Basin Commission’s 2009 Symposium has finalized the agenda for the December 9 event: Incentivizing Restoration through a Chesapeake Bay Economy A Symposium Hosted by the Rappahannock River Basin Commission (RRBC) December 9, 2009 University of Mary Washington Stafford Campus,¬†121 University Boulevard,¬†Fredericksburg, 22406 This groundbreaking economic development-environmental policy conference […]

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Conveners of Rappahannock Exchange Invite the Public to Synergize Government and Commerce

Imagine a day in the not too distant future when the government and private sector work in concert to achieve Chesapeake Bay restoration. Imagine watershed-based marketplaces found in every major river basin transacting products and services, every one of which, contributes to bringing the Bay back to life. Imagine communities, businesses, and landowners interacting within […]

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