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Rising ocean temperatures send jellyfish onto Virginia Beach

Jellyfish are beginning to wash up on Virginia Beach as warmer ocean temperatures create a breeding ground, officials said.

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Virginia law prohibits keeping dogs tethered outside in extreme weather – WHSV

Virginia law prohibits keeping dogs tethered outside in extreme weather  WHSV

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Largest Electric School Bus Program In United States Launching In Virginia

Dominion Energy has partnered with local Virginia school districts to begin replacing diesel buses with 100% electric school buses in phases

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Virginia urges residents to prepare for hurricane season, extreme weather events – Williamsburg Yorktown Daily


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Virginia urges residents to prepare for hurricane season, extreme weather events
Williamsburg Yorktown Daily
The 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season was one for the record books. Though three months away, the state is asking residents to prepare now for the 2018 season. (Courtesy of NASA). While hurricane season is about three months away, the State Corporation

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Crews cleaning oil leak from sunken West Virginia boat, Coast Guard says

Crews in West Virginia are working to clean up an oil spill after learning of a reported sunken boat, the Coast Guard said in a news release Wednesday night. At 7:40 a.m., members of the Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Huntington got word from the vessel …

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Veolia Secures Contract to Manage Radioactive Fracking Waste in West Virginia

French enviornmental services firm, Veolia has been selected by West Virginian firm Antero Resources, to treat radioactive waste from its fracking operations. Veolia said that under the contract it will manage the sophisticated process of loading …
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No, Virginia, There Is No Nuclear Santa Claus

Virginia is about to receive approval for a nuclear plant that would cost 3-5 times what the equivalent wind and solar generation would cost. And it’s only 80 miles from Washington

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West Virginia groundwater not affected by fracking, but surface water is

Three years of fracking has not contaminated groundwater in northwestern West Virginia, but accidental spills of wastewater from fracked wells may pose a threat to surface water, according to a new study. The scientists used a broad suite of geochemical …
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Fracking Wastewater Spills Alter Microbes in West Virginia Waters

Wastewater from oil and gas operations – including fracking for shale gas – at a West Virginia site altered microbes downstream, according to a Rutgers-led study. The study, published recently in Science of the Total Environment, showed that wastewater …
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Oil and Gas Wastewater Spills, including Fracking Wastewater, Alter Microbes in West Virginia Waters

The hydraulic fracturing (fracking) water cycle includes withdrawing water, adding chemicals, injecting fracking fluids through a well to a rock formation, and pumping wastewater to the surface for disposal or reuse. High Res Wastewater from oil and gas …
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