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

General Notice
Notice of Availability of 2008 and 2009 Fish Tissue Monitoring Data
Date Posted: 12/14/2009
Expiration Date: 1/4/2010
Submitted to Registrar for publication: YES
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Pursuant to § 62.1-44.19:6 A3 the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is giving notice that new data concerning the presence of toxic contaminants in fish tissue are available for calendar years 2008 and 2009. Fish monitoring in 2008 was performed at selected sites in the following river basins in Virginia: the York Riverwatershed (Mattaponi River, South Anna, North Anna including Lake Anna and Pamunkey River drainages), the Chesapeake Bay Small Coastal and Atlantic Ocean Small Coastal drainages, the Potomac River and James River watersheds.  A special study of Kepone in fish tissue was conducted in the Lower James River watershed in 2009.
The new data have been posted on the DEQ web site at and . All other data for fish and/or sediments analyzed by DEQ between 1993 and 2008 can also be found on this website.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Gabriel Darkwah 
Address: 629 East Main Street
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, 23218
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