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Archive for August, 2010

DEQ Report Card Muddys the Waters

On Monday, August 23, 2010, the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality released Virginia’s 2010 Water Quality Assessment Report, and its findings appear to be just as murky as the James River. As with many things in life, there’s the good news, and the bad news. The good news is that more than 430 waters have [...]

 

EPA Sediment Limits and Virginia’s “Pollution Diet” Planning

On August 13, 2010, EPA announced draft sediment limits for the jurisdictions and major river basins in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed, including those affecting Virginia, its rivers and the Eastern Shore. Virginia, along with other watershed states and the District of Columbia, are expected to use the limits, along with those issued for nitrogen