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[REPEALED] Prohibiting the Taking of Fish for Human Consumption From the North Fork of the Holston River [12 VAC 5 ‑ 170]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description This set of regulations, basically an order, has been recommended for termination and replacement by a health advisory.
State Authority 32.1-12
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation (In 1995, VDH reviewed these regulations, after soliciting public comment and with the help of an advisory group, in accordance with Governor Allen's Executive Order 15 (94). VDH recommended that the regulation be terminated and replaced by a health advisory. This recommendation stands. VDH will initiate the process for termination.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Dwight Flammia  / Toxicologist
Address: Virginia Department of Health
109 Governor St.
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)864-8187    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Repeal 12 VAC5-170
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/22/2013.

Past Periodic Reviews
Date Filed Status
4/28/2019 Pending
5/8/2013 Repeal
9/4/2007 Retain As Is