Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
State Water Control Board
Virginia Pollution Abatement Regulation and General Permit for Poultry Waste Management [9 VAC 25 ‑ 630]
Chapter is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Action Develop requirements that will address concerns regarding transfer and off-site management of poultry waste in the Commonwealth.
Stage Proposed
Comment Period Ended on 8/21/2009
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8/14/09  10:55 pm
Commenter: Kirk Barley (Supporting Shenandoah Riverkeeper)

Please Pass The Poultry Litter Regulation

Kirk Barley
108 B 83rd St
Virginia Beach, VA 23451

I canoe the James, Nottoway and other rivers.  I live at the shoulder of the Chesapeake on the Atlantic and spend extensive time fishing and enjoying the waters of the Chesapeake.  I am a Boy Scout leader and teach boys leadership by experiencing the outdoors of the Chesapeake and its watershed.

I approve of controlling nutrient flows into the Chesapeake watershed.  I understand the balance between agriculture, residential development and transportation.  I would prefer to pay more for eggs and chicken to preserve the Chesapeake and its rivers.  Controlling nitrogen and phosphorous pollution is imperative to saving the bay.  We've done most of what we can with point polluters, regulating agriculture and residential runoff is appropriate and worth the expense.

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