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Policy for the Protection of Water Quality in Virginia's Shellfish Growing Waters [9 VAC 25 ‑ 370]
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Description Policy for public hearings on projects that result in shellfish condemnation, for consideration of reasonable productivity potential of the affected shellfish area and for integration of programs to maintain the shellfish industry.
State Authority Sections (62.1-44.15 )10 and Article XI of the Constitution of Virginia
Federal Authority Clean Water Act

40 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 131
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation To protect the public health and/or welfare with the least possible costs and intrusiveness to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.

To ensure the State Water Control Board is fully informed about shellfish areas prior to making decisions that could result in the condemnation of shellfish beds.
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Contact Information
Name / Title: Frederick Cunningham 
Address: 629 East Main Street
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address: frederick.cunningham@deq.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)698-4285    FAX: (804)698-4032    TDD: (804)698-4021
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