Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
Department of Environmental Quality

General Notice
Fish Tissue and Sediments Data Available
Date Posted: 12/11/2007
Expiration Date: 1/7/2007
Submitted to Registrar for publication: YES
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Pursuant to Section 62.1-44.19:6.A.3 of the Code of Virginia the Department of Environmental Quality  (DEQ) is giving notice that new data concerning the presence of toxic contaminants in fish tissue and sediments are available for the fish and sediment monitoring performed by DEQ in the calendar year 2006.  The routine fish and sediment monitoring in 2006 was performed at selected sites in: the Rappahannock River basin drainage, the Roanoke River basin drainage, the Blackwater River basin and the Nottoway River basin, Lake Anna as well as some other smaller waterbodies elsewhere in Virginia.  All data on the concentrations of contaminants detected in the fish and sediment samples collected in 2006 have been posted on the DEQ web site at  All other data for fish and sediments analyzed by DEQ between 1993 and 2005 can also be found on this website.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Alex Barron 
Address: 629 East Main Street
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, 23218
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)698-4119    FAX: (804)698-4416