News & Announcements

Posted on: October 28, 2019

Energy Efficiency Programs Launch

NVRC HEA Promo Insert

New energy efficiency programs sponsored by Dominion Energy that have been approved by the State Corporation Commission are now launching in the region. The Northern Virginia Regional Commission is pleased to partner with the Local Energy Alliance Program...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: October 17, 2019

Our Changing Community

Our Changing Community

The NOVARegion dashboard is Northern Virginia Regional Commission’s dashboard containing a plentiful amount of demographic, military, and environmental information and interactive charts. It has been updated to reflect the most current demographic data on...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: October 7, 2019

Leesylvania Shoreline Restoration - a Collaborative Success Story

Shoreline Photo

The Potomac River is an iconic symbol of the diverse history and natural environment of the United States as well as the second largest tributary to the Chesapeake Bay. The River’s tidal shoreline at Leesylvania State Park in Prince William County, VA, ha...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: September 27, 2019

Board Receives Update on Regional Resiliency Planning

Flooded Street Arlington VA Fire Department

NVRC staff at the September 2019 meeting of the Commission updated the region's elected officials on the status of regional resiliency planning. NVRC is completing the second year of a three year grant. 

Commissioners received a presentation from ...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: April 2, 2019

2020 Census Information

Multi Cultural Hands

The 2020 Census will commence one year from April 1, 2019. For detailed information about the Census please visit their web site. The Census is also hiring numerous positions. For details visit their job web site for information.

The 2020 Census will be th...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: September 17, 2018

New KnowRX Web Site Provides Information on Opioid Crisis

Know RX Logo

Addiction to prescription pain medications, also known as opioids, is a public health emergency in Virginia and a crisis across the nation. Prescription opioid misuse is a significant cause of injury and death in Virginia, accounting for at least 55.5% of...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: November 6, 2017

NoVA Solar Map

Solar Map Photo

The NoVA solar map was created by the Northern Virginia Regional Commission to demonstrate to homeowners and business owners how much solar energy can be generated by the rooftop of their home and/or business. The map is the first of its kind in Northern ...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: November 6, 2017

Plant NoVA Natives

Hummingbird and Bee Balm

Plant NoVA Natives is a joint marketing campaign of a grand coalition of non-profit, governmental and private groups, all working to reverse the decline of native plants and wildlife in Northern Virginia. Our strategy is to encourage residents as well as ...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: November 6, 2017

Share VA Roads

Bike and Car Markings

NVRC is pleased to make available this program which offers safety procedures and traffic regulations for all users of Virginia’s roads and paths. Our "Share VA Roads" guide will help bicyclists, pedestrians, and motorists safely use V...

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