9/23/2016 2:56 pm
Date / Time filed with the Register of Regulations
VA.R. Document Number: R____-______
Virginia Register Publication Information

Transmittal Sheet: Response to Petition for Rulemaking
Initial Agency Notice
Agency Decision
Promulgating Board: State Water Control Board
Regulatory Coordinator: Cindy Berndt


Agency Contact: David Whitehurst


Contact Address: Department of Environmental Quality

629 East Main Street

P.O. Box 1105

Richmond, VA 23218
Chapter Affected:
vac 25 - 260: Water Quality Standards
Statutory Authority: State: Sections 62.1-44.15(10) and 62.1-44.15(3a) of the Code of Virginia

Federal: Clean Water Act (33 USC 1251 et seq.) 40 Code of Federal Regulations 131
Date Petition Received 09/23/2016
Petitioner McChesney Goodall, IV
 Petitioner's Request
Designate a segment of Laurerl Fork in Highland County, the majority of which is within the property boundary of Rifle Ridge Farm, LP as Exceptional State Waters.
 Agency Plan
Public comment will be accepted until November 7, 2016. The State Water Control Board will decide whether or not to move forward with the rulemaking at either their last quarterly meeting of 2016 or first quarterly meeting of 2017.
Publication Date 10/17/2016  (comment period will also begin on this date)
Comment End Date 11/07/2016