Click on underlined meeting dates or times for more information. 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 events, please see the “Announcements” posts at the Virginia Water Monitoring Council Web site, https://www.vwmc.vwrrc.vt.edu/announcements/.
REGULAR MEETINGS OF AUTHORITIES, BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, COMMITTEES, AND COUNCILS
6/28/21, 2 p.m.: Secretary of Natural Resources’ Tree Conservation Work Group. Electronic meeting; access online at https://virginia.zoom.us/j/99504851693, meeting ID: 995 0485 1693, passcode: 842509; or dial in to (470) 381-2552.
6/29/21, 10 a.m.: State Water Control Board. At The Westin Richmond, 6631 West Broad Street in Richmond.
6/29/21, 1 p.m.: Noxious Weed Advisory Committee. Electronic meeting; access online at https://covaconf.webex.com/covaconf/onstage/g.php?MTID=e25a2a662742c5f55cc75150d255dd9fa, event number: 161 855 9468, event password: u2kCJX9Jpg2; or dial in to (866) 692-4530, access code: 161 855 9468.
7/1/21, 9 a.m.: Pesticide Fee Regulatory Advisory Board. Electronic meeting; access online at https://covaconf.webex.com/covaconf/onstage/g.php?MTID=e937aff87df521b4f41e4a9947367134d, event number: 185 965 9329, event password: JpJev22tM2c; or dial in to (866) 692-4530, access code 185 965 9329.
7/6/21, 10 a.m.: Air Pollution Control Board. At The Westin Richmond, 6631 West Broad Street in Richmond.
7/8/21, 9:30 a.m.: Board for Waterworks and Wastewater Works Operators and Onsite Sewage System Professionals. At the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation, 9960 Mayland Drive in Richmond. The Board’s Education and Training Committee meets at 9 a.m. that day at the same location.
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VIRGINIA GENERAL ASSEMBLY WATER-RELATED MEETINGS
For meetings of the General Assembly, legislative committees, and legislative commissions, see https://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?211+oth+MTG. Links to information about General Assembly commissions, councils, and special interim committees coordinated by the Division of Legislative Services are available online at http://dls.virginia.gov/commissions.html. The Virginia General Assembly Web site is https://virginiageneralassembly.gov/.
None during this period.
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MEETINGS ABOUT TOTAL MAXIMUM DAILY LOADS (or TMDLs) for IMPAIRED WATERS
For more information about TMDLs in Virginia, visit the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality TMDL Development Web site. There are links at that site to search for draft and approved TMDLs.
6/29/21, 2 p.m., on the TDML study of PCB (polychlorinated biphenyl) impairment in Lewis Creek, located in the South River/South Fork Shenandoah River watershed in Augusta County and the City of Staunton. Electronic meeting; access information online at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8312292928221314059.
6/29/21, 6 p.m., on the TMDL study of aquatic life (benthic) impairment in Lynch Creek and Reed Creek in Campbell and Pittsylvania counties, in the Roanoke River watershed. Electronic meeting; access information online at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4723207698849803021.
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MEETINGS ON SPECIFIC TOPICS
(topics listed alphabetically)
6/28/21, 6:30 p.m.: Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) public hearing on a draft amendment to the air-emissions permit for the Teal-Jones Pine Products, LLC, lumber mill in Henry County, involving a change in status from a minor air-emission source to a major source as a result of building a continuous dry kiln. At the Henry County Administration Building, Summerlin Meeting Room, 3300 Kings Mountain Road in Martinsville.
7/9/21, 6 p.m.: Air Pollution Control Board/Department of Environmental Quality public hearing on a draft amendment to the new source review permit for Volvo Group North America LLC in Dublin (Pulaski County). At the Pulaski County Public Library, 60 West Third Street in Pulaski.
Biosolids (Treated Wastewater Sludge) Land-application Permit Requests
6/29/21, 6 p.m.: On the permit application by Recyc Systems, Inc., of Remington, Va., to land-apply biosolids to about 316 additional acres in Hanover County. Electronic meeting; access information online at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6616162101647705359.
Flooding – Coastal
Meetings of the Secretary of Natural Resources’ Technical Advisory Committee on the Virginia Coastal Resilience Master Planning Framework.
6/28/21, 10 a.m.: Eastern Virginia Groundwater Management Advisory Committee. Electronic meeting; access information online at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7262368174020637966. The 2015 Virginia General Assembly passed HB 1924 and SB 1341, companion bills that established this Advisory Committee to assist the State Water Commission and the DEQ in developing, revising, and implementing a management strategy for groundwater in the Eastern Virginia Groundwater Management Area. The Committee was reestablished by SB 679 in the 2020 General Assembly. More information about the Advisory Committee is available online at https://www.deq.virginia.gov/water/water-quantity/advisory-committees/eastern-virginia-groundwater-management-advisory-committee.
6/30/21, 12 p.m.: Potomac Aquifer Recharge Oversight Committee. Electronic meeting; limited Zoom observation available by reservation on a first come, first served basis; request must be received by Ted Henifin at firstname.lastname@example.org by 4:30 pm on June 29, 2021. According to the Regulatory Town Hall notice for this meeting, this Committee was established pursuant to House Bill 2358 in the 2019 Virginia General Assembly. It’s responsible for ensuring independent monitoring of the SWIFT Project, including its effect on the Potomac Aquifer. SWIFT is the Sustainable Water Initiative for Tomorrow Project, which is being conducted by the Hampton Roads Sanitation District.
6/29/21, 9 a.m.: Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy (DMME) assessment conference to review several civil penalty assessments Black River Coal, LLC. The mine site or sites is not identified in the Regulatory Town Hall notice. Call-in conference: (208) 925-0069, PIN: 346 372 592#.
Waste Management – Solid Waste
6/30/21, 9:30 a.m.: Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Regulatory Advisory Panel on Solid Waste Management Regulation – Amendment 9. Electronic meeting; access information to be announced at a later date, as of 6/16/21. This panel is assisting the DEQ in his is considering Amendment 9 to the Solid Waste Management Regulation; the relevant section in the Virginia Administrative Code in 9 VAC 20-81.