Bay Journal

September 2012 - Volume 22 - Number 6

States meeting most of TMDL milestones

State and federal Bay cleanup leaders proclaimed in July that — after years of coming up short — their efforts to stem pollution from farms, wastewater treatment plants and urban stormwater systems are finally on the right trajectory to meet cleanup goals for the nation's largest estuary.

In Virginia Beach, business is growing wildly, and it’s a good thing

I'm in heavy traffic with local environmental leader Karen Forget, navigating the aging, asphalt and concrete heart of Chesapeake Bay's second biggest city.

More development's coming here soon, she said: "and it's really going to help us."

Her unexpected enthusiasm recalls the way Virginia's visionary architect and author William McDonough often ends presentations on how ecologically intelligent design could transform society:

"Imagine if they said we're building a new mall and our first thought was, 'great, that'll mean cleaner air and water and more wildlife.' "

Chesapeake Valley Seed
When it comes to inventory, bigger is better!

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Opinion

Best Urban BMP in the Bay Award
CONTEST OPENS JAN 27
$5000 Grand Prize
www.chesapeakestormwater.net/the-bubbas/
Winter Wildlife Festival
Virginia Beach, VA
Jan 26th, 10am-4pm
Exhibit Hall & Walk-Up Workshops, Children's activites
www.vb.gov.com
Restoring the Native Balance....Enrst Seeds
Beaver Problem?  Ecotone has the humane solution.
www.ecotoneinc.com
Stormwater Maintenance & Consulting.  WE PROTECT AND RESTORE.
http://www.swmaintenance.com  
http://www.md.swm.com
Environmental Quality Resources
Leaders in Environmental Construction since 1991

www.eqrllc.com
Clydes Sports Shop
GreenSmith Public Affairs

(703) 623-3834
A Smith Island family ponders the future:
remain on the island where they been rooted for generations or move to the mainland

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