For more information, click on underlined meeting dates. Click here for the Commonwealth Calendar listing of all government meetings open to the public, and here for the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall listing of all government meetings of a regulatory nature.
For other, non-governmental, events, please see the Water Central News Grouper post, Quick Guide to Virginia Water-related Events.
REGULAR MEETINGS OF STATEWIDE BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS
4/21/14, 1:30 p.m.: Nuclear Energy Consortium Authority Board. At theVirginia Commonwealth University East Engineering Hall, Room E3229, 401 W Main Street in Richmond.
4/22/14, 9:30 a.m.: Marine Resources Commission. At 2600 Washington Avenue in Newport News.
4/22/14, 11 a.m.: Virginia Outdoors Foundation. At Montpelier (Jefferson estate) near Charlottesville.
4/23/14, 10:00 a.m.: Advisory Board on Air Pollution. At the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Piedmont Regional Office, 4949-A Cox Road in Glen Allen.
4/24/14, 9:30 a.m.: Soil and Water Conservation Board. At the DEQ Piedmont Regional Office, 4949-A Cox Road in Glen Allen.
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MEETINGS OF LEGISLATIVE BODIES.
4/23/14, noon: Virginia General Assembly’s reconvened (“veto) session to consider vetoes and amendments by the governor to legislation passed in the 2014 regular session.
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MEETINGS ABOUT TOTAL MAXIMUM DAILY LOADS (or TMDLs, for impaired waters).
For more information about TMDLs in Virginia, click here for the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality TMDL Web site. A search tool to find approved TMDL reports is available at http://www.deq.virginia.gov/Programs/Water/WaterQualityInformationTMDLs/TMDL/TMDLDevelopment/ApprovedTMDLReports.aspx.
None during this period.
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MEETINGS ON OTHER SPECIFIC TOPICS
(topics listed alphabetically)
4/22/14, 10 a.m.: Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy (DMME) Informal Hearing on Notice of Violation JDR0006264 for Norton Coal Company. At the Wellmore Energy Company in Grundy. The mine site is located off Big Butt Branch of Knox Creek in Buchanan County.
River Basin Advisory Committees
4/21/14, 10 a.m.: Roanoke River Basin Advisory Committee [includes representatives from Virginia only]. At the Charles R. Hawkins Research Center, 230 Slayton Avenue in Danville.
4/21/14, 1 p.m.: Roanoke River Bi-state Advisory Committee [includes representatives from Virginia and North Carolina]. At the Charles R. Hawkins Research Center, 230 Slayton Avenue in Danville.
4/30/14, 10 a.m.: Stormwater Best Management Practices Clearinghouse Committee. At the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Virginia Water Science Center, 1730 East Parham Road in Richmond. The Stormwater Best Management Practices (BMPs) Clearinghouse is a Web site on design standards and specifications of stormwater BMPs in Virginia. The Clearinghouse Committee advises the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and the State Water Control Board. More information about the Stormwater BMP Clearinghouse Committee is available at http://www.vwrrc.vt.edu/swc/. The DEQ’s Web page for the Virginia Stormwater Management Program is http://www.deq.virginia.gov/Programs/Water/StormwaterManagement.aspx.