Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

Under the Law No Social Security COLA for 2011

Categories: Retirement/Social Security

Press release which explains why Social Security recipients will not be receiving an increase in their benefit payment in 2011 for the second consecutive year.  From the Social Security Administration

State of the Region: Hampton Roads 2010

Categories: Arts/Humanities,Business/Economics,Headlines,Transportation,Virginia Issues

Annual economic assessment for the Hampton Roads Region.  Covers the region economy, the port, office and industrial space, the potential for light rail transport systems, cinema in the area, the Chrysler Museum as a cultural focus, and more.  From the College of Business and Public Administration of Old Dominion University

Child Maltreatment 2008

Categories: Children,Crime/Justice,Statistics

Annual data and analysis of information on child abuse and mistreatment reported by child protective service agencies.  During Fiscal Year 2008. 3.3 million referrals involving the alleged mistreatment of approximately 6 million children were received by child protective service agencies.  From the Administration for Children and Families of the Department of Health and Human Services.

Geologic Storage Formation Classifications: Understanding its Importance and Impacts on CCS Opportunities in the United States

Categories: Climate Change,Energy,Environment,Geology/Mining,Science/Technology

Carbon capture and storage technologies have the potential to be a key technology for reducing carbon dioxide emissions and mitigating global climate change.  This study examines geologic features of potential depositional environments and their suitability for receiving and storing large volumes of CO2 over extended periods.  From the Department of Energy