Advanced Search
Breaking News Environment Health & Safety State Government Transportation

VDOT crew get roads prepped for Jan. 16-17 winter storm

As of Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022: at 11 a.m. VDOT Northern Virginia reports that its crews "are ready for snowfall and wintry precipitation that are forecast to significantly impact the region Sunday and Monday."

NPS seels comments on proposed deer management program for parks in Washington, D.C. and Maryland

To protect and restore native plants and promote healthy and diverse forests, the National Park Service (NPS) proposes to reduce overabundant deer populations in several national parks in DC and Maryland.

Yard waste collection program starts Oct. 1 in PWC: contact your hauler

A new curbside yard waste collection program begins Oct. 1 in Prince William County. Yard waste will be collected separately from trash and recycling. Yard waste must be placed in biodegradable paper bags or containers labeled “Yard Waste”. Do not use plastic bags for yard waste collection.

Most businesses in Prince William County must file Recycling Report by Oct.15

Businesses in Prince William County must now complete and file an annual recycling report with the Department of Public Works by Oct. 15 each year. Code changes that took effect in January 2021 moved the reporting deadline from Feb. 15 to Oct. 15. Homes businesses and businesses based in incorporated towns are exempt.

Regional pesticide collection Sept. 10 at James Long Park in Haymarket

Anyone wanting to dispose of unwanted pesticides must complete and submit a brochure ahead of time and bring the unwanted items on the day of the event either to the Fairfax or Prince William locations. https://www.vdacs.virginia.gov/pdf/pesticide-collection-brochure.pdf

Spill of unknown chemical in Manassas sends 15 to hospital

Prince William Fire and Rescue Crews arrived shortly after a 6:20 AM dispatch for a reported chemical spill in the 7500 block of Notes Drive, Manassas, with several employees reporting difficulty breathing, according to Matt Smolsky, Assistant Chief.

Dominion sends crews to assist with power restoration necessitated by Hurricane Henri

Dominion Energy reports it has "released several Dominion Energy contractors from both Virginia and South Carolina to travel to areas impacted by Henri to assist with power restoration following the storm’s impact."

After 85 cases this summer, Blue Ridge Poison Center shares tips on handling snakebites

Having received more than 85 calls this year about snakebites, the Blue Ridge Poison Center at UVA Health is sharing tips on how to avoid snakebites and what to do – and not do – if you get bitten.

Experienced Va. wildland firefighter crews and managers head west to help fight fires

Virginia Department of Forestry has deployed 39 employees to serve as ground forces on fire line crews or as support staff in fire management roles throughout the west. The firefighters from Virginia will be fighting blazes in remote locations, under adverse weather conditions. Assignments are normally for a 14-day period, not counting travel.

Follow Us on Twitter

https://twitter.com/#!/bullrunnow
Welcome Guest! | Login