Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
State Water Control Board
Water Quality Standards [9 VAC 25 ‑ 260]
Amending the Chesapeake Bay nutrient criteria to include 2017
General Information
Action Summary The proposed amendment to the Chesapeake Bay nutrient criteria section (9 VAC 25-260-185) of the State's Water Quality Standards regulation incorporates the Chesapeake Bay Criteria Assessment Protocols Addendum, published by the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on behalf of the Chesapeake Bay Program partnership in November 2017.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
RIS Project Yes  [005476]
Note This action is not intended to satisfy the requirement that an entire regulation be reviewed every 4 years.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
8277 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/10/2019.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Tish Robertson 
Address: 1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)698-4309    FAX: (804)698-4116    TDD: ()-