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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

http://leg2.state.va.us/dls/h&sdocs.nsf/By+Year/RD2122012/$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

http://leg2.state.va.us/dls/h&sdocs.nsf/By+Year/RD2092012/$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

http://jlarc.virginia.gov/reports/Rpt429.pdf

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

http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/cache/ITY_OFFPUB/KS-SF-12-040/EN/KS-SF-12-040-EN.PDF

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

http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/wmpd/tables.cfm

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

http://www.richmondfed.org/publications/research/economic_brief/2012/pdf/eb_12-10.pdf

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

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhsr/nhsr061.pdf

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

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db109.pdf

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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