The Virginia Coastal Policy Center at William & Mary Law School was among 22 “Partners in Excellence” recognized by the Virginia Environmental Endowment (VEE) on October 5 during a special program held at the Virginia Historical Society in Richmond that marked the culmination of VEE’s year-long 40th anniversary celebration. Each recipient of the award received $1,000 from VEE “in recognition of their contributions to Virginia’s environment.” Other honorees in Hampton Roads included William & Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Elizabeth River Project, James River Association, and Wetlands Watch. Read the VEE press release.
The VEE is a sponsor of an October 27 conference at William & Mary that is being presented by the Virginia Coastal Policy Center titled “Defending Our Coasts: Ensuring Military Readiness and Economic Viability as Waters Rise. Learn more about the conference and the October 26 screening of the documentary film "Tidewater: Water Is Rising, the Land Is Sinking, but the Military Is Here to Stay."
The Virginia Coastal Policy Center at William & Mary Law School provides science-based legal and policy analysis of ecological issues affecting the state's coastal resources, providing education and advice to a host of Virginia’s decision-makers, from government officials and legal scholars to non-profit and business leaders.
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