REGULATIONS
Vol. 25 Iss. 5 - November 10, 2008

TITLE 9. ENVIRONMENT
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
Chapter 260
Notice of Effective Date

Title of Regulation: 9VAC25-260. Water Quality Standards (amending 9VAC25-260-30).

Statutory Authority: § 62.1-44.15 of the Code of Virginia; Clean Water Act (33 USC § 1251 et seq.); 40 CFR Part 131.

Effective Date: October 22, 2008.

On December 4, 2007, the State Water Control Board approved a fast-track regulation process to adopt revisions to the Water Quality Standards in 9VAC25-260-30. These revisions relate to water quality standards to designate a segment of the North River in Augusta County and a segment of Little Stony Creek in Scott County as exceptional state waters. The proposed amendments were published as a fast-track regulation rulemaking on March 3, 2008, Volume 24, Issue 13 of the Virginia Register and considered approved by the board upon receiving no comment by the conclusion of the comment period on April 2, 2008. The effective date is upon filing the notice of EPA approval with the Registrar of Regulations. The State Water Control Board hereby notices EPA approval of these revisions to the water quality standards via a letter dated October 9, 2008, from Jon M. Capacasa, Director of the Water Protection Division, EPA Region 3, to David K. Paylor, Director of the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality. The effective date of these amendments is October 22, 2008. Copies are available online at http://www.deq.state.va.us/wqs or call toll free at 1-800-592-5482 ext. 4121, local 698-4121, or by written request to David C. Whitehurst at P.O. Box 1105, Richmond, VA 23218, or email request to dcwhitehurst@deq.virginia.gov.

Agency Contact: David C. Whitehurst, Department of Environmental Quality, 629 East Main Street, P.O. Box 1105, Richmond, VA 23218, telephone (804) 698-4121, FAX (804) 698-4116, or email dcwhitehurst@deq.virginia.gov.

VA.R. Doc. No. R08-1112; Filed October 22, 2008, 12:33 p.m.