GREAT NEWS – on Wednesday evening we received word that Recycle Management voluntarily withdrew its permit request.
Virginia regulators are considering a permit request for one million gallons per day discharge at the Recycle Management plant in Alma on the South Fork of the Shenandoah River near Stanley.
A committee of state legislators is meeting right now to finalize the budget. Please ask the members of this committee to support sufficient funding for land conservation and agricultural best management practices, like stream livestock exclusion and native tree planting. In order to meet the state’s 2025 water quality goals, there must be funding in place to get this work done.
Retired soil scientist, farmer, and author Bobby Whitescarver sums up his take on the value of streamside buffers quite simply: “Fish live on trees.”
Commonwealth’s Investment in Conservation Protecting our agricultural lands, scenic, historic and natural resources, and helping farmers implement sound farming practices...