Press Releases

Warner, Kaine Announce More Than $2.6 Million in Federal Funds to Help Protect and Restore Coastal Communities

Funds will support local jobs and assist Virginia’s coastal conservation efforts

Aug 24 2017

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) announced today that Virginia is receiving $2,670,000 in federal funds from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to help the Commonwealth administer its coastal management program. The funding comes as part of the National Coastal Zone Management Program, which serves as an important voluntary federal-state partnership that protects, restores, and responsibly develops our nation's coastal communities and resources by balancing economic development, coastal uses, and natural resource protection.
WASHINGTON -- Senators Jim Webb and Mark Warner today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture will direct more than $5.8 million to St. Paul, Virginia for improvements to water and wastewater infrastructure and to help protect water quality. The funding is made available through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, supported by both senators.

Warner, Webb Seek Improved Oil Spill Readiness Coordination

~ Bipartisan group of 22 senators requests communication now between federal, state response agencies ~

Jun 10 2010

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Jim Webb and Mark R. Warner today urged federal authorities to coordinate with emergency preparedness officials in Virginia and other coastal states in the event that the BP oil spill reaches Atlantic coastal areas. Several experts have indicated it is possible that oil from the Gulf of Mexico spill could reach the Gulf Stream and be carried up the Atlantic coast to Virginia.

Webb & Warner Announce $1 million grant for Rural Water Project in Carroll County

Funds Will Provide Additional 317 Homes with Clean Drinking Water

Jun 19 2009

Washington, DC – U.S. Senators Jim Webb and Mark R. Warner today announced that the Department of Agriculture will provide a $1.06 million grant to Carroll County Public Service Authority for safe drinking water and improvements to the water treatment system. Funding will be made available immediately under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), which the two Senators supported.