A public meeting addressed the latest in a long series of troubling developments with the controversial Charlottesville Bypass proposal. Most recently, it has come to light that the current design for the southern end of the bypass would significantly increase travel time and create perilous merging conditions where it connects with the existing 250 Bypass. Meeting focused on that problematic southern interchange.
Large scale mobile solar power generation designed for disaster relief and off grid applications
Sfinkx Corporation, a diversified product solutions company providing comprehensive design, manufacturing, and technology services in aerospace, construction, defense, energy, industrial equipment, photonics, and photovoltaics today announced it is developing a new energy generating vehicle (EGV) as a solution for immediate and renewable energy use in disaster relief and emergency response.
Tribes, Biomass Producers, Regional Food Systems to Benefit
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the selection of 110 grants to agricultural producers and rural businesses that will help create jobs and develop new products. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) remains focused on carrying out its mission, despite a time of significant budget uncertainty. Today's announcement is one part of the Department's efforts to strengthen the rural economy.
Sfinkx Corporation, a leading of manufacturer of photovoltaic (PV) equipment, components, and provider of turnkey alternative energy generating systems, today announced it has launched its next generation SolarTower – a dual axis PV tracking system featuring an integrated solar array and bifacial solar modules.
Northern Virginia agency hired to manage PR for Delaware North Companies
White+Partners has been selected as the PR Agency of Record (AOR) for Delaware North Companies Parks and Resorts at Shenandoah National Park. The organization has an impressive history working in the travel and tourism industry creating innovative campaigns that drive results.
Program seeking nominations; $15,000 will be donated to local environmental nonprofits
Nominations are being accepted at CoxConservesHeroes.com through 5 p.m. EDT on April 22 for volunteers who are creating, preserving or enhancing shared outdoor spaces. A total of $15,000 will be donated to local environmental nonprofits on behalf of the winner and finalists.
Judging panels comprised of local civic and environmental leaders will select one finalist from each of the following areas: Fairfax County/Fredericksburg, Hampton Roads and Roanoke. The three finalists will then compete to be named Virginia's 2013 Cox Conserves Hero. The winner will be chosen through an online public vote.
A nominee's activity must be performed on a volunteer basis and may not be part of the individual's paid job.