5/11/2011 4:26 pm
Date / Time filed with the Register of Regulations
VA.R. Document Number: R____-______
Virginia Register Publication Information

Transmittal Sheet: Response to Petition for Rulemaking
Initial Agency Notice
Agency Decision
Promulgating Board: State Water Control Board
Regulatory Coordinator: Cindy Berndt


Agency Contact: David C. Whitehurst


Contact Address: Department of Environmental Quality

629 East Main Street, P.O.Box 1105

Richmond, VA 23218
Chapter Affected:
vac 25 - 260: Water Quality Standards
Statutory Authority: State: Sections 62.1-44.15(10) and 62.1-44.15(3a) of the Code of Virginia

Federal: Clean Water Act (33 USC 1251 et seq.) 40 Code of Federal Regulations 131
Date Petition Received 05/11/2011
Petitioner National Park Service
 Petitioner's Request
The petitioner has requested that the State Water Control Board amend the Water Quality Standards to designate Bull Run from the northern end of Manassas National Battlefield Park boundary, at the confluence of Little Bull Run, South to where it crosses Route 66 a Tier III Exceptional State Water.
 Agency Plan
A 21-day public comment period is being announced in the Virginia Register of Regulations. Upon completion of the publicl comment period, the State Water Control Board will consider the petition at their fall meeting and decide whether or not to move forward with the rulemaking.
Publication Date 06/06/2011  (comment period will also begin on this date)
Comment End Date 06/27/2011