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Department of Environmental Quality
Implementation Plan (IP) Stakeholder Meeting - Watershed Cleanup Plan for South Fork Holston River watershed in Smyth and Washington Counties

Meeting Details
Date / Time 1/25/2023  9:00 am
Type Physical Location Only 
Location DEQ Southwest Regional Office located at 355-A Deadmore St, Abingdon, VA 24210
Board Website 
Agenda document pdf Meeting Agenda 1/5/2023   (76k)
Minutes document agency has not posted
Disability Friendly? Yes       Deaf interpreter available upon request? Yes
Purpose of the meeting
The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) will host the first stakeholder meeting for the South Fork Holston River Watershed Cleanup Plan on Wednesday January 25, 2023. The meeting is open to the public and any member of the public may participate in the proceedings. The meeting participants will assist in development of a cleanup plan, also known as an Implementation Plan (IP), to address bacteria impairments of the South Fork Holston River watershed in Smyth and Washington Counties, which have been listed on Virginia’s § 303(d) list of impaired waters for failing to meet Virginia’s water quality standards due to exceedance of E. coli. The meeting will discuss recommendations on implementation strategies, associated costs, outreach, funding opportunities, and begin discussion of the draft report. Information about this plan development can be found here: In the event of inclement weather, the meeting will be held on January 30, 2023 at the same time and location stated above.
Meeting Scope
Public hearing to discuss a proposed change to regulation
Discuss particular regulations / chapters
General business of the board

Contact Information
Name / Title: Stephanie Kreps  / Southwest Regional Office
Address: 355-A Deadmore St
Abingdon, 24210
Email Address:
Telephone: (276)608-8811    FAX: (804)698-4178    TDD: ()-