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Governor Northam Announces Virginia Coaastal Resilience Master Planning Framework

Governor Northam Announces Virginia Coaastal Resilience Master Planning Framework

For Immediate Release: October 22, 2020
Contacts: Office of the Governor: Alena Yarmosky, Alena.Yarmosky@governor.virginia.gov

Governor Northam Announces Virginia Coastal Resilience Master Planning Framework
Comprehensive, science-based roadmap will help Commonwealth combat climate change, sea level rise

NORFOLK—Governor Ralph Northam today released the Virginia Coastal Resilience Master Planning Framework, which lays out the core principles of the Commonwealth’s approach to coastal protection and adaptation, and will serve as a blueprint for implementing Virginia’s first project-driven Coastal Resilience Master Plan by the end of 2021. Governor Northam made the announcement against the backdrop of the LaValette Avenue Kayak Launch and Fishing Pier in Norfolk where coastal flooding and seal level rise has led to severe tidal intrusion.

Public Notice

Public Notice

Public Notice The Crater Planning District has issued a sole source contract to DecideSmart LLC under the Crater Planning District Commission’s U.S.EDA Cares Act Grant. DecideSmart LLC has performed extensive work in the Crater Planning District Commission region...

Crater PDC Receives $400,000 CARES Act Grant

Crater PDC Receives $400,000 CARES Act Grant

Crater Planning District Commission, Petersburg, Virginia, will receive a $400,000 EDA CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to respond to the coronavirus pandemic by developing an economic recovery and resiliency plan that aligns with state’s “GO Virginia” and “Blueprint for Getting Virginians Back to Work” initiatives; supporting the tourism sector; and addressing supply chain disruptions in the Crater region’s logistics and manufacturing sectors.

Economic Impact Analysis of Fort Lee, Virginia, August 2020

Economic Impact Analysis of Fort Lee, Virginia, August 2020

Economic Impact:
The primary measures of change in economic activity in an economic impact analysis are 1) spending and 2) jobs. The direct economic impact comes from the ongoing operations of Fort Lee and the household and visitor spending of those associated with the installation. For example, for military personnel stationed at the installation full time, the direct impact is measured as the number of military personnel and the estimated household spending they and their spouses generate in the region. In addition to the direct economic impact, there are other layers of impact that can be felt in the region: indirect and induced economic impacts.