10/19/2009 2:38 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: David C. Whitehurst


Agency Contact: Cindy Berndt

Reg. Coordinator


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 07/23/2009
Petitioner Town of Urbanna
 Petitioner's Request
To amend the State Water Quality Standards Regulation (9 VAC 25-260) to designate Urbanna Creek from its mouth to its headwaters and all tributaries as Exceptional State Waters (Tier 3).
 Agency Plan
Public comment will be accepted until November 30, 2009. The State Water Control Board will consider whether or not to move forward with the rulemaking at their first regular meeting of 2010.
Publication Date 11/09/2009  (comment period will also begin on this date)
Comment End Date 11/30/2009