State Water Control Board Info

CONTACT THE VIRGINIA STATE WATER CONTROL BOARD AND PLAN TO ATTEND WATER QUALITY CERTIFICATION HEARINGS ON DEC. 6-7!

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The Virginia State Water Control Board has set the meeting to consider the Section 401 water quality certification for the proposed Mountain Valley Pipeline. We, the people, need to show up and again raise our concerns, voicing the need to protect water!

The meeting is scheduled for two days in Richmond. If you made made oral or written comments during the public comment period, you will have an opportunity to sign up to speak to the board under the board’s policy for public participation (sign-up in the morning).

If you did not provide comments during the public comment period, you are still encouraged to attend the meetings. Join Water Protectors from across the country to stand strong in support and solidarity.

From DEQ’s press release:

“The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality will present a summary of the public comments it received and will make its recommendations to the board on the proposed additional conditions at each meeting. Also at each meeting, the board may approve, deny or amend the recommendations.”

What: VA State Water Control Board Meeting on proposed MVP
Where: Trinity Family Life Center, 3601 Dill Road, Richmond, VA 23222
When: Wednesday, December 6th and Thursday, December 7th; 9:30AM

“The governor appoints seven Virginia citizens to serve as board members. The selection is based on merit without regard to political affiliation; and shall, by character and reputation, reasonably be expected to inspire the highest degree of cooperation and confidence in the work of the board. Members shall, by their education, training, or experience, be knowledgeable of water quality control and regulation and shall be fairly representative of conservation, public health, business, and agriculture.” -Code of Virginia

Read: THE AUTHORITY AND DUTY OF THE VIRGINIA STATE WATER CONTROL BOARD

Sign: Help Stop the Atlantic Coast and Mountain Valley Pipelines

ACT!

Email: citizenboards@deq.virginia.gov

Robert Dunn, Chair
(Chester, Virginia)
c/o Office of Regulatory Affairs
Department of Environmental Quality
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, Virginia 23218

Lou Ann Jessee-Wallace
(St. Paul, Virginia)
c/o Office of Regulatory Affairs
Department of Environmental Quality
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, Virginia 23218

Timothy G. Hayes
(Bruington, Virginia)
c/o Office of Regulatory Affairs
Department of Environmental Quality
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, Virginia 23218

Roberta A. Kellam
P.O. Box 205
Franktown, Virginia 23354

G. Nissa Dean
(Midlothian, Virginia)
c/o Office of Regulatory Affairs
Department of Environmental Quality
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, Virginia 23218

Heather Wood, Vice-Chair
(Norfolk, Virginia)
c/o Office of Regulatory Affairs
Department of Environmental Quality
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, Virginia 23218

Robert H. Wayland, III
(White Stone, Virginia)
c/o Office of Regulatory Affairs
Department of Environmental Quality
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, Virginia 23218

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