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Virginia Institute of Marine Science

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Special scientific report (Virginia Institute of Marine Science) ; no. 61.


The Virginia Institute of Marine Science is charged with the responsibility of advising state management agencies on matters relating to the environments and resources of the coastal zone of Virginia. Under this broad requirement, we have been specifically assigned the task of recommending an ocean-dumping policy for the Commonwealth. This paper, a survey of specially designated areas in coastal waters of the state, is designed to provide some of the background material required in the development of such a policy.



Waste disposal sites -- Virginia; Hazardous waste sites -- Virginia; Radioactive waste disposal in the ocean -- Virginia; Coastal zone management -- Virginia



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