In 2007 Governor Kaine assembled a commission of over 3 dozen Virginians representing a broad spectrum of interests and areas of the state to develop guidelines to address climate change in Virginia.
According to the report, the group was asked to:
After a year of study and discussion, the commission’s report was issued in December 2008. A Virginia wetlands advocacy group Wetlands Watch out of Norfolk has ensured public access to this report after it was removed from the state Department of Environmental Quality’s website in 2012.
Commission member and Wetlands Watch executive director Skip Stiles summarized the commissions findings and recommendations here.
The entire report can be accessed here on the site maintained by Wetlands Watch.