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Earl Gregg Swem Library

2014 Annual Report of the State Board of Health

Categories: Elderly,Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Statistics,Virginia Issues

http://leg2.state.va.us/dls/h&sdocs.nsf/By+Year/RD1212015/$file/RD121.pdf

Includes discussion and statistics of such issues as access to health care, aging population, immunization, health disparities and environmental health in Virginia.  From the Virginia State Board  of Health

 

Projecting Cancer Incidence in Virginia

Categories: Health/Medical,Statistics,Virginia Issues

http://www.coopercenter.org/sites/default/files/publications/CancerBrief_VACancerProjections_15April2015_0.pdf

Presents cancer incidence projections for Virginia, its 95 counties, and 39 independent cities over the three decades of 2011-2020, 2021-2030, and 2031-2040 for the most commonly occurring cancers.  From the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service at the University of Virginia

 

State Water Resources Plan

Categories: Environment,Natural Resources,Virginia Issues

http://www.deq.virginia.gov/Programs/Water/WaterSupplyWaterQuantity/WaterSupplyPlanning/StateWaterPlan.aspx

The first comprehensive water supply plan for the state of Virginia that incorporates locally-developed water supply plans.   Open for public comment until May 8, 2015.  From the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

 

Executive Order Number Forty One (2015): Implementation of “Ban the Box” Hiring Policies in the Commonwealth

Categories: Crime/Justice,Labor/Employment,Laws/Regulations,Virginia Issues

https://portals.virginia.gov/media/3762/eo-41-ban-the-box.pdf

Orders the removal of questions about convictions and criminal history from Virginia state employment applications unless agency positions have been classified as sensitive.  From the Office of the Governor

 

State Budget (Virginia 2015)

Categories: Govt Finance,Statistics,Virginia Issues

http://leg2.state.va.us/MoneyWeb.NSF/sb2015

Brings together all relevant material with links including the conference report for the revised 2014-2016 biennium budget.  From the Virginia Legislative Information System

 

 

Virginia 2013 Toxics Release Inventory Report

Categories: Consumer Info/Protection,Environment,Statistics,Virginia Issues,Waste Management

http://www.deq.virginia.gov/Programs/Air/AirQualityPlanningEmissions/SARATitleIII/SARA313ToxicsReleaseInventory/VA2013ToxicsReleaseInventoryReport.aspx

Full report with links to all 13 appendices with details on site releases.  From the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

 

2013 Virginia Toxics Release Inventory Report: Summary of Data from 2013 Industry Reports

Categories: Consumer Info/Protection,Environment,Statistics,Virginia Issues,Waste Management

http://www.deq.virginia.gov/Portals/0/DEQ/Air/SARATitle3/2013_TRI_Report.pdf

Annual report on chemicals managed, transferred or released to land, air or water by Virginia businesses.  Releases to air increased by 12% compared to 2012, while releases to water decreased by 0.47%.  From the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

 

Coal and Petroleum Resources in the Appalachian Basin: Distribution, Geologic Framework, and Geochemical Character

Categories: Energy,Geology/Mining,Virginia Issues

http://pubs.usgs.gov/pp/1708/

A modern indepth collection of reports, cross sections and maps that describe the geology of the Appalachian Basin and its fossil fuel resources.  From the U. S. Geological Survey

 

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