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Department of Environmental Quality
State Water Control Board

General Notice
Reasonable Grounds to Conduct an Aquatic Life Use Attainability Analysis
Date Posted: 10/4/2006
Expiration Date: 11/9/2006
Submitted to Registrar for publication: NO
No comment forum defined for this notice.

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 ยง 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 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, Richmond, VA 23218, or 629 E. Main Street, Richmond, VA 23219, or via email to or fax (804) 698-4116.  Phone number for questions is (804)698-4111.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Elleanore M. Daub 
Address: 629 East Main Street
Richmond, 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)698-4111    FAX: (804)698-4116