Working Waterfronts

They are properties that support commercial and recreational fishing, boat building, shipping and rail yards, aquaculture, national defense, public safety, marine research, offshore energy production, and other water-related commercial and recreational activities.

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The goal of the Virginia Working Waterfront Master Plan is to facilitate the preservation and development of working waterfronts in Virginia.

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This project was funded by the Virginia Coastal Zone Management Program at the DEQ through a grant of the U.S. Department of Commerce, NOAA.

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