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General Notice
General Notice - Notice of Intent to Establish an Ad Hoc Work Group Concerning Methane Leakage from Natural Gas Infrastructure
Date Posted: 12/3/2018
Expiration Date: 12/21/2018
Submitted to Registrar for publication: NO
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Pursuant to an announcement by Governor Northam, the Virginia Department of
Environmental Quality (DEQ) will establish an ad hoc work group of stakeholders to
develop a framework for limiting methane leakage from natural gas infrastructure. This
group will support DEQ in its collection and evaluation of data to inform the regulation
development process.
If you wish to join this group, notify the department contact listed below in writing by
December 21, 2018. Please provide your name, address, telephone number, email
address, any organization you may represent, and a brief description of your areas of
expertise and qualifications. Notification of the composition of the group will be sent
only to those selected to participate and a listing of the members will be posted on the DEQ web site.
An opportunity for the general public to provide input will be announced in the near
future.
DEQ will also be establishing an ad hoc work group to develop a framework for limiting
methane leakage from landfills. The opportunity to apply for participation in this group
will be announced at a later date.


Contact Information
Name / Title: Karen G. Sabasteanski 
Address: 1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, 23218
Email Address: karen.sabasteanski@deq.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)698-4425    FAX: (804)698-4319    TDD: ()-