Press Releases

Warner, Webb Announce Committee Approval of Chesapeake Bay Clean-Up Bill

~ Legislation strengthens NOAA’s data collection, resource management & public outreach ~

Nov 25 2009

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Senators Mark R. Warner and Jim Webb today announced approval by the Senate's Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee of the Chesapeake Bay Science, Education and Ecosystem Enhancement Act of 2009, which the Virginia lawmakers introduced earlier this year with Maryland Senators Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin to strengthen and enhance the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) role in the multi-state Chesapeake Bay clean-up effort.

Webb, Warner Secure Funds to Upgrade Two Wastewater Treatment Facilities in Va.’s Chesapeake Bay Watershed

~Warner Advocates for $1.2 Million to Retrofit Blue Plains Facility Serving Va., Md. and DC~

Sep 25 2009

Washington, DC – Senators Jim Webb and Mark Warner supported final passage of the FY 2010 Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, which provides funding for the Department of Interior, Environmental Protection Agency, as well as the United States Forest Service. The measure passed last night on a bipartisan vote of 77 to 21, and will now go to conference committee with the House of Representatives.

Boucher, Warner, Webb Announced $1M+ for Grayson County

~Total of $1,057,000 Will Construct New Water System for Western Grayson County~

Sep 04 2009

(Washington, D.C.) - U.S. Representative Rick Boucher, U.S. Senator Mark Warner and U.S. Senator Jim Webb announced today that, as a result of the economic Recovery Act approved by Congress, the U.S. Department of Agriculture through its Rural Development Agency has awarded federal funding totaling $1,057,000 to Grayson County to construct a new water system to provide public water service to 75 homes in the Grant community as well as the West Grayson School currently under construction.