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Department of Environmental Quality
State Water Control Board
Water Quality Standards [9 VAC 25 ‑ 260]
Designation of Portion of Laurel Fork in Highland County as Exceptional State ...
Action 4754 / Stage 7824
Notice of Intended Regulatory Action (NOIRA)  
Preliminary Draft Text None submitted  
pdf Agency Statement 1/23/2017   (modified 2/1/2017)    
red ball Governor's Approval Memo 4/14/2017   

Exempt from APA No, this stage/action is subject to article 2 of the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
DPB Review Submitted on 1/23/2017
Review Completed: 2/2/2017
DPB's policy memo is "Governor's Confidential Working Papers"
Secretary Review Secretary of Natural Resources Review Completed: 3/22/2017
Governor's Review Review Completed: 4/14/2017
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 4/20/2017
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Will be published on 5/15/2017   Volume: 33  Issue: 19
Comment Period A public comment forum will open on 5/15/2017 and remain open through 6/14/2017
Contact Information
Name / Title: David Whitehurst 
Address: 629 East Main Street
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)698-4121    FAX: (804)698-4032    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this chapter.

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Action 4754:
Designation of Portion of Laurel Fork in Highland County as Exceptional State Waters
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (7824) Submitted to the Registrar and awaiting publication (5/15/2017).
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