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State Water Control Board
Mandate 1279

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Nutrient credit stream restoration projects; use of third-party long-term stewards
Purpose of legislation
This bill provides that in lieu of long-term management fund financial assurance mechanisms established or required by regulation for projects generating nutrient credits from stream restoration, a third-party long-term steward approved by DEQ, such as a public agency, nongovernmental organization or private land manager, may hold long-term management funds in a separate interest-bearing account to be used only for the long-term management of the stream restoration project.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 422 (2022)
VAC chapters to be amended
9 vac 25 - 900 : Certification of Nonpoint Source Nutrient Credits (formerly 4VAC50-80)
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 5990: Revisions to CH 900 in response to SB 657 and SB 188 (2022 GA session)
Latest Stage: Final
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