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Wittman Statement on Clean Power Plan Repeal

Provided by Congressman Rob Wittman’s Office Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-1) released the following statement on the Trump Administration’s announcement to repeal the Clean Power Plan (CPP):  “I am pleased with the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) plan to repeal the CPP following its careful review of this burdensome Obama Administration regulation. The CPP clearly exceeds the EPA’s regulatory authority, threatening the …

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Spring RecycleFest

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Provided by City of Manassas The City of Manassas is celebrating Earth Day with a Spring RecycleFest on Saturday, April 1, 2017, from 8:00 a. m. to 12:00 p. m. at the Manassas Transfer Station, at 8305 Quarry Road, in Manassas. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the average U.S. household generates more than 20 pounds of household hazardous waste …

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County Works to Mitigate Potential Flooding

Provided by Prince William County Possum Point Road is less likely to flood during a major storm since Prince William County, the Town of Dumfries and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) teamed up to restore 400 feet of Dewey’s Creek upstream from a culvert passing under the road near the Prince William-Dumfries line. Tom Dombrowski, environmental engineer with …

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County Uses Grant Funding for Multiple Stream Restoration Projects

Provided by Prince William County Since 2013, the Prince William County Department of Public Works has secured roughly $2.5 million in state grants to restore streams across the county. The grants, which are funded through Virginia’s Stormwater Local Assistance Fund and matched using the County’s Stormwater Management Fees, will help the county meet state and federal regulations to repair streams …

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