GENERAL NOTICES/ERRATA
Vol. 31 Iss. 15 - March 23, 2015

GENERAL NOTICES/ERRATA

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY

Local Steering Committee Meeting for a Water Quality Study (TMDL) of Long Meadow Run and Turley Creek

Committee meeting: A local steering committee meeting will be held Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at 3 p.m. at the Massanutten Regional Library's Downtown Branch at 174 South Main Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22801. This meeting will be open to the public and all are welcome. In the case of inclement weather, the meeting will be postponed until Thursday, March 26, 2015, at 3 p.m. For more information, please contact Tara Sieber at tara.sieber@deq.virginia.gov or telephone (540) 574-7870.

Purpose of notice: The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and its contractors, Virginia Tech's Biological Systems Engineering Department, will discuss population data for the development of a water quality study known as a total maximum daily load (TMDL) for Long Meadow Run and Turley Creek. This meeting is an opportunity for local residents to share information about the area and its local streams.

Meeting description: The local steering committee will meet to discuss the draft TMDL document, discuss current cost-share and best management practices installation in the watershed, and review next steps. Section 303(d) of the Clean Water Act and § 62.1-44.19:7 C of the Code of Virginia require DEQ to develop TMDLs for pollutants responsible for each impaired water contained in Virginia's § 303(d) TMDL Priority List and Report.

Description of study: Long Meadow Run and Turley Creek do not host a healthy and diverse population of aquatic life and subsequently were listed as impaired for the general benthic (aquatic life) water quality standard. This water quality study (TMDL) will review all data collected and determine the cause of the benthic impairment through a weight of evidence approach. Reductions and a TMDL for the cause of the impairment will be developed.

Stream

County

Impairment

Long Meadow Run

Rockingham County

Aquatic Life

Turley Creek

Rockingham County

Aquatic Life

How to participate: The meetings of the local steering committee are open to the public and all interested parties are welcome. Written comments are always accepted. For more information or to submit written comments, please contact Tara Sieber, Department of Environmental Quality, Valley Regional Office, P.O. Box 3000, Harrisonburg, VA 22801, telephone (540) 574-7870, FAX (540) 574-7878, or email tara.sieber@deq.virginia.gov.

Total Maximum Daily Load Implementation Plan for the Hardware River Watershed

The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) seeks written and oral comments from interested persons on the development of a total maximum daily load (TMDL) implementation plan for the Hardware River watershed (North Fork Hardware and Hardware Rivers) in Albemarle and Fluvanna Counties. The North Fork Hardware River and the Hardware River were first listed as impaired on the Virginia's § 303(d) TMDL Priority List and Report due to violations of the state's water quality standard for bacteria in 2006. The creeks have remained on the § 303(d) list for these impairments since then.

The impaired segment of the North Fork Hardware River extends 10.42 miles from the headwaters downstream to its confluence with the South Fork Hardware River. The impaired segment of Hardware River extends 23.03 miles from its confluence with the North Fork downstream to its confluence with the James River.

Section 303(d) of the Clean Water Act and § 62.1-44.19:7 C of the Code of Virginia require DEQ to develop TMDLs for pollutants responsible for each impaired water contained in Virginia's § 303(d) TMDL Priority List and Report. In addition, § 62.1-44.19:7 C of the Code of Virginia requires the development of an implementation plan (IP) for approved TMDLs. The IP should provide measurable goals and the date of expected achievement of water quality objectives. The IP should also include the corrective actions needed and their associated costs, benefits, and environmental impacts. DEQ completed bacteria TMDLs for the Hardware River and the North Fork Hardware in July 2007. The TMDLs were approved by the Environmental Protection Agency on April 10, 2008. The TMDL report is available on the DEQ website at http://www.deq.virginia.gov/Programs/Water/Water
QualityInformationTMDLs/TMDL/TMDLDevelopment/ApprovedTMDLReports.aspx
.

Two public meetings will be held at the northern and southern ends of the watershed to initiate the development of this TMDL implementation plan:

• Tuesday, March 31, 2015, at 6:30 p.m. at Victory Hall, 2nd Floor (401 Valley Street, Scottsville, VA)

• Thursday, April 9, 2015, at 6:30 p.m. at the North Garden Fire Hall (4907 Plank Road, North Garden, VA).

The public comment period for the March 31 meeting will end on April 30, 2015, and the comment period for the April 9 meeting will end on May 11, 2015. Written comments should include the name, address, and telephone number of the person submitting the comments and should be sent to Nesha McRae, Department of Environmental Quality, P.O. Box 3000, Harrisonburg, VA, 22801, telephone (540) 574-7850, or email nesha.mcrae@deq.virginia.gov.

BOARD OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

Notice of Periodic Review and Small Business Impact Review

Pursuant to Executive Order 17 (2014) and §§ 2.2-4007.1 and 2.2-4017 of the Code of Virginia, the Board of Veterinary Medicine is conducting a periodic review and small business impact review of 18VAC150-20, Regulations Governing the Practice of Veterinary Medicine. The review of this regulation will be guided by the principles in Executive Order 17 (2014), available at http://dpb.virginia.gov/regs/EO17.pdf.

The purpose of this review is to determine whether this regulation should be repealed, amended, or retained in its current form. Public comment is sought on the review of any issue relating to this regulation, including whether the regulation (i) is necessary for the protection of public health, safety, and welfare or for the economical performance of important governmental functions; (ii) minimizes the economic impact on small businesses in a manner consistent with the stated objectives of applicable law; and (iii) is clearly written and easily understandable.

The comment period begins March 23, 2015, and ends April 22, 2015.

Comments may be submitted online to the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall at http://www.townhall.virginia.gov/L/Forums.cfm. Comments may also be sent to Elaine J. Yeatts, Agency Regulatory Coordinator, Department of Health Professions, 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300, Richmond, VA 23233, FAX (804) 527-4434, or email elaine.yeatts@dhp.virginia.gov.

Comments must include the commenter's name and address (physical or email) information in order to receive a response to the comment from the agency. Following the close of the public comment period, a report of both reviews will be posted on the Town Hall and a report of the small business impact review will be published in the Virginia Register of Regulations.

STATE WATER CONTROL BOARD PUBLIC NOTICE

Proposed Consent Special Order for Chester Bowman

An enforcement action has been proposed for Chester Bowman for violations in Franklin County, Virginia. The special order by consent addresses and resolves violations of environmental law and regulations. A description of the proposed action is available at the Department of Environmental Quality office named below or online at www.deq.virginia.gov. Jerry Ford, Jr. will accept comments by email at jerry.ford@deq.virginia.gov or postal mail at Department of Environmental Quality, Blue Ridge Regional Office, 3019 Peters Creek Road, Roanoke, VA 24019, from March 23, 2015, through April 22, 2015.

Proposed Enforcement Action for the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors

An enforcement action has been proposed for the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors for violations in Fairfax County. The order resolves violations of State Water Control Law stemming from sanitary sewer overflows from the Fairfax County Wastewater Collection System into Holmes Run and Hunting Creek in the Potomac River Basin. A description of the proposed action is available at the Department of Environmental Quality office named below or online at www.deq.virginia.gov. Sarah Baker will accept comments by email at sarah.baker@deq.virginia.gov, FAX at (703) 583-3821, or postal mail at Department of Environmental Quality, Northern Regional Office, 13901 Crown Court, Woodbridge, VA 22193, from March 24, 2015, through April 23, 2014.

Proposed Consent Special Order for Mt. Gilead Full Gospel International Ministries

An enforcement action has been proposed for Mt. Gilead Full Gospel International Ministries for alleged violations that occurred at the Mt. Gilead Youth Ministries Building complex located at 2501 Mt. Gilead Boulevard, Chesterfield, VA 23235. The State Water Control Board proposes to issue a consent special order to Mt. Gilead Full Gospel International Ministries to address noncompliance with State Water Control Law. A description of the proposed action is available at the Department of Environmental Quality office named below or online at www.deq.virginia.gov. Cynthia Akers will accept comments by email at cynthia.akers@deq.virginia.gov, FAX at (804) 527-5106, or postal mail at Department of Environmental Quality, Piedmont Regional Office, 4949-A Cox Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060, from March 23, 2015, through April 22, 2015.

VIRGINIA CODE COMMISSION

Notice to State Agencies

Contact Information: Mailing Address: Virginia Code Commission, General Assembly Building, 201 North 9th Street, 2nd Floor, Richmond, VA 23219; Telephone: Voice (804) 786-3591; FAX (804) 692-0625; Email: varegs@dls.virginia.gov.

Meeting Notices: Section 2.2-3707 C of the Code of Virginia requires state agencies to post meeting notices on their websites and on the Commonwealth Calendar at http://www.virginia.gov/connect/commonwealth-calendar.

Cumulative Table of Virginia Administrative Code Sections Adopted, Amended, or Repealed: A table listing regulation sections that have been amended, added, or repealed in the Virginia Register of Regulations since the regulations were originally published or last supplemented in the print version of the Virginia Administrative Code is available at http://register.dls.virginia.gov/documents/cumultab.pdf.

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