Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
Department of Environmental Quality
Implementation Plan (IP) 2nd Stakeholder Meeting - Watershed Cleanup Plan for South Fork Holston River watershed in Smyth and Washington Counties

Meeting Details
Date / Time 4/26/2023  9:00 am
Type Physical Location Only 
Location DEQ Southwest Regional Office located at 355-A Deadmore St, Abingdon, VA 24210
Board Website 
Agenda document pdf Meeting Agenda 4/13/2023   (75k)
Minutes document agency has not posted
Disability Friendly? Yes       Deaf interpreter available upon request? Yes
Purpose of the meeting
The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) will host the second stakeholder meeting for the South Fork Holston River Watershed Cleanup Plan on Wednesday, April 26, 2023. The meeting is open to the public and any member of the public may participate in the proceedings. The meeting participants will assist in development of a cleanup plan, also known as an Implementation Plan (IP), to address bacteria impairments of the South Fork Holston River watershed in Smyth and Washington Counties, which have been listed on Virginia’s § 303(d) list of impaired waters for failing to meet Virginia’s water quality standards due to exceedance of E. coli. The meeting will discuss draft recommendations on implementation strategies, associated costs, outreach, and funding opportunities. Information about this plan development can be found here: In the event of inclement weather, the meeting will be held on April 27, 2023, at the same time and location stated above.
Meeting Scope
Public hearing to receive comment on a proposed stage
General business of the board
Discuss particular regulations / chapters

Contact Information
Name / Title: Stephanie Kreps  / Southwest Regional Office
Address: 1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Abingdon, 24210
Email Address:
Telephone: (276)608-8811    FAX: (804)698-4178    TDD: ()-