Fall Resiliency Academy; Don’t Let Virginia Fall Behind; Virginia Tech CLiGS Students Help With Shaping Our Collaborative Alliance; Environmental Justice in Lynchburg; Virginia Tech Receives Record $80 Million Grant to Help Farmers Implement Climate-Smart Practices; Electric School Bus Success in Rural Virginia: Louisa County Public Schools; More Than $4 Million in Federal Funds to Southwest Virginia; Virginia Opens 30-Day Comment Period on Two Key Coastal Resilience Documents State and Local News; National and International News; Resources and Funding.
Diamond Hill, Fairview Heights, Tinbridge Hill, and White Rock Hill were chosen as the initial focus of Lynchburg Rising: Beyond Survival to Environmental Justice.
On October 1st, come find our booth at Lynchburg’s Get Downtown Festival and learn more about Lynchburg Rising.
A new project, funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Office of Environmental Justice and led by Resilient Virginia, has started up this summer to assist historically underserved people in flood prone neighborhoods of Lynchburg.
Annual Meeting Recap; Environmental Justice in Lynchburg; Preparing to Work in the Adaptation Field; Fall 2022 Resiliency Academy – We Need Your Input; Albemarle County Publishes Climate Vulnerability and Risk Assessment; RGGI Delivers Benefits to Address Flooding and Reduce Costs for Low-income Families; Was it Really ‘all hands on deck’ for Rural Virginia?; Randolph Solar Granted Land Use Permit; more.
The EPA’s environmental justice screening and mapping tool (EJSCREEN) provides a nationally consistent dataset and approach for combining environmental and demographic indicators.