Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Environmental Quality
Board
State Water Control Board
chapter
Water Quality Standards [9 VAC 25 ‑ 260]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Action:
Amendments - Water Quality Standards - Chesapeake Bay and Tidal Waters Criteria [SECTIONS 5, 10, 50, 185, 186, 350 EFFECTIVE JUNE 24, 2005 - Sections 310, 410 & 530 EFFECTIVE JANUARY 12, 2006]]
 
General Information
Action Summary The subject matter of the rulemaking will include updated numerical and narrative criteria to protect designated uses from the impacts of nutrients and sedimentation. The rulemaking will also include new and revised use designations for the Chesapeake Bay and its tidal tributaries.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required.
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
Note This action is not intended to satisfy the requirement that an entire regulation be reviewed every 4 years.
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
2437 NOIRA Stage complete. No comment period held (exempt from APA).
2760 Proposed Stage complete. No comment period held (exempt from APA).
3103 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 6/24/2005.
3243 Final Suspended (7/6/2005). Suspension comment forum ended . Awaiting final decision of the board.
3476 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/12/2006.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Elleanore M. Daub 
Address: P.O. Box 10009
Richmond, VA 23240
Email Address: emdaub@deq.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)698-4111    FAX: (804)698-4116