Date Posted: 12/14/2009
Expiration Date: 1/4/2010
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Pursuant to § 62.1-44.19:6 A3 the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is giving notice that new data concerning the presence of toxic contaminants in fish tissue are available for calendar years 2008 and 2009. Fish monitoring in 2008 was performed at selected sites in the following river basins in Virginia: the York Riverwatershed (Mattaponi River, South Anna, North Anna including Lake Anna and Pamunkey River drainages), the Chesapeake Bay Small Coastal and Atlantic Ocean Small Coastal drainages, the Potomac River and James River watersheds. A special study of Kepone in fish tissue was conducted in the Lower James River watershed in 2009.