The State Water Control Board has received documentation asserting that attainment of the designated use for Straight Creek in Lee County is not feasible. The documentation has been received from the Virginia Coalfields Total Maximum Daily Load Group.
The Board, pursuant to § 62.1-44.19:7 E of the Code of Virginia, is seeking comment on the documentation submitted and if it constitutes reasonable grounds that attainment of the aquatic life use for Straight Creek is not feasible. The comment period begins immediately and will end November 9, 2006. Following the comment period, the Board may allow the Virginia Coalfields Total Maximum Daily Load Group to conduct a use attainability analysis according to criteria established pursuant to the Clean Water Act and a schedule established by the Board.
The document submitted to the Board by the Virginia Coalfields Total Maximum Daily Load Group may be found at http://www.deq.virginia.gov/wqs or obtained from the contact person listed below.
Comments should be received by November 9, 2006 and submitted by mail to Elleanore Daub, Department of Environmental Quality, P.O. 1105,
|Name / Title:||Elleanore M. Daub|
629 East Main Street
|Telephone:||(804)698-4111 FAX: (804)698-4116|