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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Status of Virginia’s Water Resources: A Report on Virginia’s Water Resources Management Activities

Categories: Environment,Natural Resources,Virginia Issues$file/RD212.pdf

Describes the status of the state’s surface and ground water resources and climatological conditions and impacts on water supplies.  From the Virginia State Water Control Board


Report on Air Quality and Air Pollution Control Policies of the Commonwealth of Virginia

Categories: Environment,Laws/Regulations,Virginia Issues$file/RD209.pdf

Details the status of Virginia’s air quality, provides an overview of the air division programs, and briefly summarizes the federal and state air quality programs being implemented.  From the Virginia State Air Pollution Control Board


Dedicated Revenue Sources for Land Conservation in Virginia

Categories: Govt Finance,Natural Resources,Taxes,Virginia Issues

Searches for long-term sources for funding of land conservation programs, reviews funding mechanisms used by other states, and offers options for future funding.  From the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission


European Union Labour Force Survey: Annual Results 2011

Categories: European Union,Labor/Employment,Statistics

Presents a statistical portrait of employment and worker characteristics in the European Union countries for 2011.  From Eurostat


Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering

Updated information on enrollment, degrees awarded, and employment for those in targeted groups.  From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation


Explaining an Industry Cluster: The Case of U.S. Car Makers from 1895-1969

Categories: Business/Economics,Manufacturing,Transportation

Analyzes the relative importance of various factors, such as spinoff firms or benefits from proximity to firms in the same industry, which explain the clustering of U.S. car manufacturers in the period up to 1970.  From the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond


Wireless Substitution: State-Level Estimates From the National Health Interview Survey, 2010-2011

Categories: Statistics,Telecommunications/Internet

Presents updated estimates of the number of adults and children living in households without a landline telephone but with at least one wireless telephone.  In the second half of 2011, one in three U.S. households had only wireless telephones.  From the National Center for Health Statistics


Consumption of Diet Drinks in the United States, 2009-2010

Categories: Health/Medical,Statistics

Describes the consumption of diet drinks among the U.S. population by sex, age, race and ethnicity, and income, and details trends in diet drink consumption from 1999 through 2009-10.  From the National Center for Health Statistics


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