News & Announcements

Posted on: July 8, 2020

Mapping and Protecting Our Watershed

Map of Watershed

NVRC is pleased to share with you a link to this interactive map that shows watersheds in the region and the Commonwealth of Virginia. The map was put together by Allie Wagner of our Environmental staff. You can use the search bar to find your home or poi...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

NVRC Offers Free Webinar Series on Resiliency

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To prepare for the vast challenges of climate change, local governments have no choice but think out of the box. The Northern Virginia Regional Commission (NVRC) is fully committed to helping its members and the public keep abreast of the latest policy an...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: June 4, 2020

Mayors and Chairs of Region Issue Statement on Killing of George Floyd

George Floyd Memorial

As the Mayors and Chairs of Northern Virginia, we raise our collective voices on behalf of the more than 2.5 million residents of our region to express our sorrow for the decades of injustices that have befallen the African American community in America. ...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: June 19, 2020

NVRC Enhances Regional Coronavirus Dashboard

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FAIRFAX, VA  – The Northern Virginia Regional Commission (NVRC) has enhanced its Regional Coronavirus Dashboard and released an analysis of all COVID-19 cases to date in the Northern Virginia region that underscores the need to...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: June 9, 2020

NVRC Launches Solar and Energy Efficiency Campaign

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The Solarize NoVA solar energy/energy efficiency program returns June 15 through August 31 to Northern Virginia. Home and business owners interested in exploring their solar options can sign up today at www.solarizenova...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: May 28, 2020

NVRC Produces Video Urging Residents to Wear Masks

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NORTHERN VIRGINIA REGIONAL COMMISSION PRODUCES VIDEO URGING RESIDENTS TO WEAR MASKS TO SLOW THE SPREAD OF CORONAVIRUS 

Featuring appearances and appeals from local officials, Public Service Announcement emphasizes need for face masks in public ind...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Coronavirus Regional Services/Information Website

Coronavirus

Our local government partners are doing a great job communicating what is happening in their home communities, this effort is to put that in a regional context with appropriate links to alert pages, etc. 

As such, we have put together a dedicated ...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: September 17, 2018

New KnowRX Web Site Provides Information on Opioid Crisis

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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

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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

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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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