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Posted on: November 14, 2022

Northern Virginia Public Health Leaders Stress the Importance of Taking Steps to Stay Safe

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Public Health leaders in the Northern Virginia region (Fairfax, Prince William, Loudoun, Arlington Counties, including all towns and municipalities- and the City of Alexandria) are encouraging residents to maintain their vigilance in preventing several co...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: November 25, 2022

RFP Issued for Developing Quantitative Metrics on FDI in Northern Virginia

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The Northern Virginia Regional Commission (NVRC) is soliciting proposals from qualified firms and individuals that will display the effects of foreign direct investment (FDI) within the boundaries of the following five local governments of Northern Virgin...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: October 21, 2022

Be Winter Salt Smart

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The Virginia Salt Management Strategy (SaMS) was established by a diverse group of stakeholders coordinated by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ). SaMS provides recommendations for improving winter practices through efficient and effec...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: October 14, 2022

NVRC Launches Solid Waste Management Report Dashboard

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NVRC presents an interactive story map dashboard site that provides an overview of waste management in Northern Virginia and the challenges the region faces. Working at the behest of the Northern Virginia Waste Management Board (NVWMB), NVRC based this si...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: September 28, 2022

Northern Virginia Regional Commission Launches Green Roof App for Urban Core Jurisdictions

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The Northern Virginia Regional Commission has launched a web app that depicts the green roof potential for buildings within the region’s urban core (Arlington County, Fairfax County, Cities of Alexandria, Fairfax and Falls Church).  

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: November 6, 2017

NoVA Solar Map

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The NoVA solar map was created by the Northern Virginia Regional Commission to demonstrate to homeowners and business owners how much solar energy can be generated by the rooftop of their home and/or business. The map is the first of its kind in Northern ...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: November 6, 2017

Plant NoVA Natives

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Plant NoVA Natives is a joint marketing campaign of a grand coalition of non-profit, governmental and private groups, all working to reverse the decline of native plants and wildlife in Northern Virginia. Our strategy is to encourage residents as well as ...

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