Virginia Coastal Policy Center

March 7, 2019

National report identifies regulatory barriers
to expanding shellfish aquaculture in coastal communities

A report released by the National Sea Grant Law Center and attorneys in the Virginia, California, Georgia, and Rhode Island Sea Grant programs, identifies the laws and policies impacting shellfish aquaculture operations at a local, state, and federal level.
July 17, 2017

Making Waves:
Report Examines Impacts and Solutions for Shoreline Erosion

January 25, 2017

VCPC Conference Connects Science and Policy for VASG Fellows

On December 2, the VCPC hosted their fourth annual conference, themed “Living with the Water – Too Much, and Too Little.”
December 13, 2016

VCPC Welcomes New Assistant Director

New VCPC assistant director Angela King looks forward to getting back in touch working with students, and getting back to environmental issues.
December 6, 2016

The Costs of Doing Nothing: Sea Level Rise Synopsis for Hampton Roads Region

A VCPC report looks at the economic toll sea level rise could have on Hampton Roads without adaptive measures.
November 16, 2016

Parks on the Rise, but the Land is Sinking

October 28, 2016

Working Today, for a Better Tomorrow

Elizabeth Andrews and Peggy Sanner spoke about sea level rise and water pollution at the second First Tuesday talk hosted by the VCPC.
September 22, 2016

Entirely New Coastal Ecosystem

Virginia Institute of Marine Science professor talks about the causes and effects of climate change during Virginia Coastal Policy Center speaker series.
August 31, 2016

VCPC Welcomes New Semester of Students

August 31, 2016

VCPC’s Annual Conference to Feature Working Waterfronts

The Virginia Coastal Policy Center (VCPC) is holding its annual conference on Friday, December 2, 2016.
August 31, 2016

VCPC Student Spotlight: Peter Quinn-Jacobs Develops Recurrent Flooding Resource

VCPC student Peter Quinn-Jacobs spent this past summer developing a website of recurrent flooding science and policy information.
August 30, 2016

Environmental Justice Symposium Garners Prestigious Award for William & Mary Law Student Program

The William & Mary Environmental Law and Policy Review (ELPR) has received the Law Student Program of the Year Award for their environmental justice symposium.
May 10, 2016

VCPC Partners with Southeast CARE Coalition to Address Environmental Issues in Newport News Community

Together, the Virginia Coastal Policy Center and Southeast CARE Coalition are tackling sea level rise and land use issues.
May 6, 2016

VCPC Partners with Southeast CARE Coalition to Address Environmental Issues in Newport News Community

VCPC is tackling sea level rise and land use issues with Southeast CARE Coalition.
May 2, 2016

Law Students Learn Virginia’s Response to Clean Power Plan

Angela Navarro, deputy secretary of natural resources with the Virginia attorney general, was a guest speaker at the VCPC.
May 2, 2016

VCPC to Provide Flooding Policy Analysis for Newly Created Center

The Commonwealth Center for Recurrent Flood Resiliency will coordinate flooding resiliency in Virginia.
April 25, 2016

VCPC Helps Plant Change in Southeast Community of Newport News

The Virginia Coastal Policy Center and the Southeast CARE Coalition partnered for a second year to plant trees in the Southeast Community.
April 21, 2016

Student with Sights on International Development Gets Practical Experience with VCPC

In the Virginia Coastal Policy Center, Emily Gabor does hands-on work for the southeast community project.
April 12, 2016

Future Air Force Lawyer Studying Environmental Issues in VCPC

Ross Hoogstraten will help determine legal responsibility for ditch maintenance in Matthews County.
April 6, 2016

VCPC Inspires Virginian Student

While in the VCPC, Day will help the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality develop policy for the Coastal Zone Management Program.