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Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation Contact Information

The Vermont Department of Environmental Consrvation aims to preserve, enhance, restore, and conserve Vermont's natural resources, and protect human health for the benefit of this and future generations.

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Vermont Emergency Management Contact Information

Vermont Emergency Management manages and provides support to a number of emergency response agencies in Vermont. Programs managed by VEM include Debris Management, the Emergency Alert System, the National Incident Management System, the Radiological Emergency Response Plan, the State Emergency Response Commission, and VT-ALERT.

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Vermont Geological Survey Contact Information

The Vermont Geological Survey, also known as the Division of Geology and Mineral Resources in the Department of Environmental Conservation, conducts research and mapping relating to the geology, resources and topography of the State.

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Virginia Department of Emergency Management

The Virginia Department of Emergency Management works with local government, state and federal agencies and voluntary organizations to provide resources and expertise through the five mission areas of emergency management.

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Virginia Department of Energy Contact Information

The Virginia Department of Energy enhances the development and conservation of energy and mineral resources in a safe and environmentally sound manner to support a more productive economy. Created as the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy in January 1985 under Governor Chuck Robb, in 2021 legislation was enacted officially changing and rebranding the agency as a greater focus was placed on renewable energy programs and economic development. Worker safety remains the agency’s top priority as it came into existence after a coal mining disaster in 1983 with the purpose of making service to mining, energy and mineral resources industries more efficient. Virginia Energy’s Coal Mine safety, Gas and Oil and Mineral Mining teams came from Virginia’s Department of Labor and Industry. The Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency programs were under the State Office of Emergency Services. And, our Mined Land Repurposing team came to Virginia Energy from the Department of Conservation and Economic Development.

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Virginia Department of Environmental Quality Contact Information

The Department of Environmental Quality protects and enhances Virginia’s environment, and promotes the health and well being of the citizens of the Commonwealth. The DEQ has programs in air, water, land protection, renewable energy, coastal zone management, pollution prevention, and environmental information.

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Virginia Division of Geology and Mineral Resources Contact Information

The Division of Geology and Mineral Resources (DGMR) serves as Virginia's geological survey. DGMR performs investigations aimed at reducing risk from geologic hazards and encouraging sustainable development through the wise use of mineral, land, water, and energy resources.

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Washington Department of Ecology Contact Information

Ecology is Washington’s environmental protection agency. The mission is to protect, preserve, and enhance Washington’s land, air, and water for current and future generations.

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Washington Division of Geology and Earth Resources Contact Information

The Washington DNR, of which DGER is a division, informs the public, government, and industry about the consequences of geologic events and about the nature of the land. DNR monitors, assesses, and researches the causes of earthquakes, landslides, and volcanoes--critical information for both government and private sector planners working to reduce the human and financial effects of natural disasters.

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Washington Emergency Management Division Contact Information

During state emergencies, EMD manages the State Emergency Operations Center located on Camp Murray, near Tacoma, and coordinates the response to ensure help is provided to those who need it quickly and effectively. 

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