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
5/20/15, 9:30 a.m.: Soil and Water Conservation Board. At the Virginia Department of Forestry, 900 Natural Resources Drive in Charlottesville.
5/20/15, 10 a.m.: Virginia Nuclear Energy Consortium Authority. At Virginia Commonwealth University East Engineering Hall, 401 West Main Street in Richmond.
5/21/15, 9 a.m.: Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services. At the Virginia State Capitol, Senate Room 3, 1000 Bank Street in Richmond.
5/21/15, 10 a.m.: Department of Health’s Waterworks Advisory Committee. At Sydnor Hydro, 2111 Magnolia Street in Richmond.
5/26/15, 9 a.m.: Gas and Oil Board. At the Russell County Office Building, 139 Highland Drive in Lebanon.
5/26/15, 9:30 a.m.: Marine Resources Commission. At 2600 Washington Avenue in Newport News.
5/28/15, 9 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.
5/28/15, 10 a.m.: Board of Conservation and Recreation. At Shenandoah River State Park, 350 Daughter of Stars Drive in Bentonville (Warren County).
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MEETINGS OF LEGISLATIVE BODIES
For meetings of legislative committees and commissions, see http://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?151+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.
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, click here for the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality TMDL Web site; click on “Public Notices” in the menu to the left to access upcoming meetings and public-comment periods. A search tool to find approved TMDL reports is available at http://www.deq.virginia.gov/Programs/Water/WaterQualityInformationTMDLs/TMDL/TMDLDevelopment/ApprovedTMDLReports.aspx.
5/20/15, 2 p.m., on the TMDL study of aquatic life (benthic) impairment in North Fork Catoctin Creek, located in the Potomac River basin in Loudoun County. At the Purcellville Library, 220 East Main Street in Purcellville.
5/26/15, 6 p.m., on the TMDL implementation plan for bacteria and sediment impairments in Chestnut Creek, in the New River watershed in Carroll and Grayson counties and in the City of Galax. At the Galax Public Library, 610 West Stuart Drive in Galax.
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MEETINGS ON OTHER SPECIFIC TOPICS
(topics listed alphabetically)
Biosolids (Treated Sewage Sludge) Land-application Permit Requests
5/27/15, 7 p.m.: On the permit application by Synagro Central, LLC, of Champlain, Va., to land-apply biosolids on about 1513 acres in Prince George County. At the county administration building, 6602 Courts Drive in Prince George.
Infrastructure Construction Funding
6/2/15, 9 a.m.: Virginia Resources Authority Board of Directors. At the VRA Office, 1111 East Main Street, Suite 1920, in Richmond. On June 1, the following committees and subcommittees meet at the same location (click on meeting times for more information): Continuing Disclosure Cooperation Subcommittee, 12:30 p.m.; Personnel Committee, 2:30 p.m.; Budget Committee, 4 p.m.
5/20/15, 1 p.m.: Goose Creek Scenic River Advisory Board. At the Loudoun County Government Center in Leesburg.
5/21/15, 2 p.m.: Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Stormwater Stakeholder Advisory Group/Wordsmithing Workgroup. At the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Central Office, 629 East Main Street in Richmond. On 5/22/15, 9 a.m., the Group’s Enforcement Workgroup meets at the same location. On 5/26/15, 1 p.m., the Group’s Nutrient Trading Workgroup meets at the same location.