Date Posted: 12/14/2008
Expiration Date: 1/19/2009
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Pursuant to § 62.1-44.19:6 A3 the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is giving notice that new data concerning the presence of toxic contaminants in fish tissue are available for calendar year 2007. Fish monitoring in 2007 was performed at selected sites in the following river basins in Virginia: the Dan River and Roanoke River watersheds, the Chowan River, and Albemarle Sound watersheds (Meherrin River, Blackwater River, Nottoway River and Great Dismal Swamp drainages), the Tennessee River and Big Sandy River watersheds (Holston River, Clinch River, Powell River, Pound River, Russell Fork and Levisa Fork drainages) as well as smaller water bodies inother watersheds. The new data have been posted on the DEQ web site at http://www.deq.virginia.gov/fishtissue/fishtissue.html. All other data for fish and sediments analyzed by DEQ between 1993 and 2007 can also be found on this website.