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Virginia’s Chesapeake Bay restoration plan gets tepid response

Virginia’s latest plan to restore the Chesapeake Bay received a tepid response Tuesday from environmentalists, who said it leans too heavily on voluntary efforts and federal funding to get the job done. The 133-page plan, submitted Monday to the Environmental ...

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Pentagon may go easy in Virginia job cutbacks

RICHMOND, Va. — The closing of the Joint Forces Command in Hampton Roads may not be as bad as expected, Virginia officials said Tuesday after their long sought-after meeting with Defense Secretary Robert Gates and other military officials. Gov. Bob ...

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Virginia’s bay plan is headed to the EPA

RICHMOND — A revised Virginia plan to restore the Chesapeake Bay is headed to the federal government by month’s end despite mixed reviews of whether it improves on the first proposal that was universally panned by environmentalists. A group of ...

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