Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
Department of Environmental Quality
Work Session meeting of sub-groups 2 and 3 of the House Bill 206 (HB206) ad hoc workgroup established pursuant to Chapter 688 of the 2022 Virginia Acts of Assembly

Meeting Details
Date / Time 7/13/2022  10:00 am
Type Physical Location Only 
Location Timmons Group
1001 Boulders Parkway
Richmond, VA 23225
Board Website 
Agenda document agency has not posted
Minutes document agency has not posted
Disability Friendly? Yes       Deaf interpreter available upon request? Yes
Purpose of the meeting
The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) formed an ad hoc workgroup to assist in developing regulations regarding criteria to determine mitigation strategies for a significant adverse impact to prime agricultural soils or forest lands as a result of a proposed solar project that is a small renewable energy project.  This workgroup will also assist in developing criteria for an applicant of a solar project to address in a plan to mitigate any significant adverse impacts to soils and lands. A work session meeting of members from sub-groups 2 and 3 of the House Bill 206 ad hoc workgroup will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on July 13, 2022 in the 5th floor training room at Timmons Group main office located at 1001 Boulders Parkway, Richmond, VA 23225. Please note that while this is a public meeting and members of the public are invited to attend, only members of the workgroup will be asked to participate.
Meeting Scope
Public hearing to receive comment on a proposed stage
General business of the board
Discuss particular regulations / chapters
The agency plans to discuss the following regulations at this meeting:
9 VAC 15-60 Small Solar Renewable Energy Projects Permit Regulation

Contact Information
Name / Title: Susan Tripp 
Address: 1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, 23218
Email Address:
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