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2013-05-05 23:01:10

The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has regulatory and compliance authority for the Commonwealth of Virginia including Land, Air and Water resource media types. In an effort to continually improve their workflows and maximize their returns-on-investment (ROI) — DEQ hired Timmons Group to assist in the development of a GIS RoadMap. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) May 05, 2013 The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has regulatory and compliance authority for the...

2010-04-12 12:00:00

HAMPTON, Va., April 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Air quality in the skies above Hampton Roads will be monitored daily under a new partnership between NASA's Langley Research Center and the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) The agreement relocates the state agency's air-quality measurement operation to Langley following closure of the Hampton organization where it had been located, the Virginia School for...

2009-09-02 15:37:00

RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dominion Virginia Power said today that a state air permit for its Virginia City Hybrid Energy Center has been amended to bring the permit into compliance with an order from the Richmond Circuit Court. The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (VDEQ) approved the amendment today following the issuance of a court order remanding the permit to the department for removal of a condition relating to the establishment of mercury emission...

2008-09-19 09:00:40

By ERIC FEBER By Eric Feber The Virginian-Pilot greenbrier This year the annual Chesapeake Heritage Arts Festival goes blue, gray and green. Taking place this weekend at City Park, the yearly examination of life, skills, technology, and culture in Chesapeake from Colonial days up to the Industrial Revolution, adds the Civil War as it becomes conscious of the environment. "The event's gone green," said Sally B. Triolet, a special events coordinator and recreation specialist with the...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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