Virginia Flood Mitigation Grants

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Several Virginia communities will benefit from $5.4 million in federal flooding mitigation grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Grants will be used to elevate or demolish residential properties in flood-prone areas of Virginia. Virginia Flooding Mitigation Grant Recipients: … Continued

Virginia to Protect Lafayette River Oyster Reefs

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The Virginia Marine Resources Commission (VMRC) voted recently to increase protection for oyster restoration sites in Norfolk’s Lafayette River and parts of other Virginia tributaries. In 2014, the City of Norfolk sent a proposal to VMRC, requesting the agency to … Continued

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