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Executive Order 12: Continuing the Governor’s Task Force on Improving Mental Health Services and Crisis Response

Categories: Mental Health,Virginia Issues

https://governor.virginia.gov/policy/executive-orders/eo-12-continuing-task-force-on-improving-mental-health-services-and-crisis-response/

Continues the life of the special task force created to recommend ways to improve Virginia’s mental health crisis services.  From the Office of the Governor

 

Freedom Now Project: Images from the Summer of 1963, Farmville, Va.

Categories: African Americans,Civil/Human Rights,History,Virginia Issues

http://www.library.vcu.edu/about/special-collections/exhibits/freedom-now/

Introduces a series of photos from 1963 civil rights protests in Farmville, Virginia on behalf of desegregating restaurants and movie theaters.  Contains link to photo display on Flickr.  From Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries

 

Critical Incident Investigation Bath County, Virginia, November 18, 2013

Categories: Headlines,Mental Health,Virginia Issues

 

http://leg2.state.va.us/dls/h&sdocs.nsf/By+Year/RD1362014/$file/RD136.pdf

 

Reports on the failure of the Virginia mental health system to find housing for the son of Virginia legislator Creigh Deeds before the expiration of an emergency custody order.  The report establishes a timeline of events, identifies contributing factors, and offers recommendations for improving the state’s psychiatric emergency response system.  From the Office of the State Inspector General

 

Virginia 2012 Toxics Release Inventory Appendix J: Jurisdiction Ranking

Categories: Environment,Statistics,Virginia Issues,Waste Management

http://www.deq.virginia.gov/Portals/0/DEQ/Air/SARATitle3/2012_TRI_APPENDIX_J1-J2.pdf

Ranks Virgina counties/independent cities by the total on-site release in pounds of chemicals.  Montgomery, Chesterfield, Hopewell, Accomack, and Buchanan are the top five jurisdictions for chemical releases.  From the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

 

Virginia 2012 Toxics Release Inventory Appendix G: Summary of Facilities, Chemical Releases, Transfers, and Management (Persistent Bio-accumulative Toxins (PBT)

Categories: Environment,Statistics,Virginia Issues,Waste Management

http://www.deq.virginia.gov/Portals/0/DEQ/Air/SARATitle3/2012_TRI_APPENDIX_G_PBT_CHEMICAL.pdf

An alphabetical listing by facility within each county/independent city.   From the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

 

Virginia 2012 Toxics Release Inventory Appendix F: Summary of Facilities, Chemical Releases, Transfers, and Management (Non-Persistent Bio-acccumulative Toxins (Non-PBT)

Categories: Environment,Statistics,Virginia Issues,Waste Management

http://www.deq.virginia.gov/Portals/0/DEQ/Air/SARATitle3/2012_TRI_APPENDIX_F_NON-PBT_CHEMICAL.pdf

An alphabetical listing  by facility within each county/independent city.  From the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

 

2012 Virginia Toxics Release Inventory Report: Summary of Data from 2012 Industry Reports

Categories: Environment,Headlines,Maps/Geography,Statistics,Virginia Issues,Waste Management

http://www.deq.virginia.gov/Portals/0/DEQ/Air/SARATitle3/2012_TRI_Report.pdf

Provides information about release or other management of chemicals and chemical categories by Virginia industries and government facilities.  In 2012 Virginia sites released, transferred or reported on-site management of 872 million pounds of TRI chemicals, a 1.48% increase from the previous year.  Also provides details on chemicals released to land, air, and water.  From the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

 

2014 Special Session I: Budget Changes …

Categories: Govt Finance,Statistics,Virginia Issues

http://www.dpb.virginia.gov/forms/20140324-2%5CHB-SB5003_AmendmentDescriptions.pdf

Describes changes in amounts and language from original budget proposal to Governor’s proposed budget, introduced for Special Session I, 2014.  From the Department of Planning and Budget

 

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