Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
State Water Control Board
Water Quality Management Planning Regulation [9 VAC 25 ‑ 720]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
TMDL Actions - December 2014
General Information
Action Summary The amendments to the state’s Water Quality Management Planning Regulation (9 VAC 25-720) include two new TMDL waste load allocations in the James River Basin (9 VAC 25-720-60.A), twelve new TMDL waste load allocations in the Roanoke River Basin (9 VAC 25-720-80.A), seven new TMDL waste load allocations in the Chowan River – Dismal Swamp River Basin (9 VAC 25-720-100), five new TMDL waste load allocations in the Chesapeake Bay – Small Coastal – Eastern Shore River Basin (9 VAC 25-720-110.A), and ten new wasteload allocations for the York River Basin (9 VAC 25-720-120.A). The TMDLs were developed in accordance with Federal Regulations (40 CFR § 130.7) and are exempt from the provisions of Article II of the Virginia Administrative Process Act. The TMDLs were subject to the TMDL public participation process and the waste load allocations are adopted as part of 9 VAC 25-720 in accordance with Virginia’s “Public Participation Procedures for Water Quality Management Planning”. Attached is a document that lists by name the seven TMDL reports and thirty six individual TMDLs affected by this regulation.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Exempt Citation: 2.2-4006 A 14 of the Code of Virginia
RIS Project Yes  [004301]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
7192 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 06/03/2015.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Debra Harris 
Address: 629 East Main Street
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)698-4209    FAX: (804)698-4019    TDD: ()-