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General Notice
Notice of Availability of and Public Comment on the 2008 Water Quality Assessment Integrated Report
Date Posted: 6/4/2008
Expiration Date: 7/25/2008
Submitted to Registrar for publication: YES
No comment forum defined for this notice.


The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) will release the Draft 2008 Water Quality Assessment Integrated Report (Integrated Report) on June 16, 2008 for public comment. The final report will be released this fall after review and approval by the United States Environmental Protection Agency.
The Integrated Report combines both the 305(b) Water Quality Assessment Report and the 303(d) List of Impaired Waters.  Both are required by the Federal Clean Water Act and the Virginia Water Quality Monitoring Information and Restoration Act. This report will be available for download on our website at throughout the public comment period, which ends on Friday, July 25, 2008 at 5pm
A CD with a copy of the final report and associated maps can be pre-ordered at no charge via the website above. CD copies may also be requested via the website above. Anyone who received the report on CD in 2006 will automatically receive a 2008 CD.  Hard copies of the report will only be printed upon request, via the website. Maps will also be available when the final report is released.  
A public information meeting will be held via a simultaneous teleconference at all seven DEQ regional offices, and the DEQ central office, on June 24th, 7:00pm – 8:30pm, regarding the draft Integrated Report. The public may attend at any of the following locations:
·        DEQ Central Office, 629 East Main Street in Richmond. For directions please contact Harry Augustine, (804) 698-4037,
·        DEQValley Regional Office, 4411 Early Road in Harrisonburg. For directions please contact James Shiflet, (540) 574-7828,
·        DEQ West Central Regional Office, 3019 Peters Creek Road in Roanoke. For directions please contact Mike McLeod, (540) 562-6721,
·        DEQ Tidewater Regional Office, 5636 Southern Boulevard in Virginia Beach. For directions, please contact Steve Cioccia, (757) 518-2159,
·        DEQ South Central Regional Office, 7705 Timberlake Road in Lynchburg. For directions, please contact Amanda Gray, (434) 582-6227,
·        DEQ Piedmont Regional Office, 4949-A Cox Road in Glen Allen. For directions, please contact Jennifer Palmore, (804)527-5058, (Please note that seating space is limited).
·        DEQ South West Regional Office, 355 Deadmore Street in Abingdon. For directions please contact Allen Newman, (276) 676-4804,
·        DEQ Northern Va. Regional Office, 13901 Crown Court in Woodbridge. For directions please contact Bryant Thomas, (703) 583-3848,

Written comments on the draft 2008 Integrated Report can be sent to the contact person below.  Commenters should include your name, (US mail) address, telephone number, and e-mail address

Contact Information
Name / Title: Darryl M. Glover  / DEQ Water Quality Monitoring and Assessment Manage
Address: 629 East Main Street
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, 23218
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)698-4321    FAX: (804)698-4416    TDD: ()-