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Effectiveness of Virginia’s Water Resource Planning and Management 2016

Categories: Environment,Natural Resources,Virginia Issues

http://jlarc.virginia.gov/pdfs/reports/Rpt486.pdf

Concludes that there is currently insufficient groundwater in eastern Virginia to accommodate any major, new permit requests (for example, industries seeking to locate in the region).  Criticizes the state’s state and local water plans as lacking in addressing sustainability challenges.  Offers recommendations for improved state and regional planning.  From the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission