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Department of Environmental Quality
 
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State Water Control Board
 
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Virginia Pollution Abatement Regulation and and General Permit for Poultry Waste Management [9 VAC 25 ‑ 630]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Action Develop requirements that will address concerns regarding transfer and off-site management of poultry waste in the Commonwealth.
Stage Proposed
Comment Period Ends 8/21/2009
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8/15/09  7:14 am
Commenter: Gain Bunton (Supporting Shenandoah Riverkeeper)

Please Pass The Poultry Litter Regulation
 

Jeff,

Thanks for including the following in the official record:

Gain Bunten
1269 Mason Mill Court
Herndon, VA 20170
703-727-6878

I have been fishing the Shenandoah River, North and South Forks, since I moved to Virginia in 1986. I have fond memories of my son and I catching smallmouth bass on many sections of the river, and as my son grew from boyhood to manhood, we always had the river as a place to come together with nature. Today, we still fish the Shenandoah and the Potomac rivers and their watersheds. However I have become increasingly alarmed over the past several years about the deteriorating environmental quality of the river and its watershed.

There is encouraging news about the pending regulation of Poultry Waste, and I vigorously support this proposal. This is a positive step in getting control of our local environment and ensuring the health and welfare of one of our country's most beautiful river systems. Let's ensure we are taking the right measures now to preserve the health of this irreplaceable resource for future generations.

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