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HB 1497 Fertilizer contractor-applicator; application pursuant to nutrient management plan.

HB 1497 Fertilizer contractor-applicator; application pursuant to nutrient management plan. Introduced by: Martha M. Mugler | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Fertilizer contractor-applicator; application pursuant to nutrient management plan. Prohibits the application by a fertilizer contractor-applicator, beginning July 1, 2026, of any regulated product to a farm operation larger than 50 acres unless such application is conducted pursuant to a nutrient management plan. "Regulated product," for purposes of this bill, includes fertilizer, specialty fertilizer, soil amendment, and horticultural growing medium.

By |2020-01-16T20:03:05-05:00January 12th, 2020|Stormwater|Comments Off on HB 1497 Fertilizer contractor-applicator; application pursuant to nutrient management plan.

HB 1464 Local authority to restrict nutrient credit usage.

Introduced by: Wendy W. Gooditis | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Local authority to restrict nutrient credit usage. Authorizes the governing body of any locality, by ordinance, to restrict the total nutrient credits that are generated in the locality and used in an adjacent eight-digit hydrologic unit code or fourth order subbasin to comply with stormwater nonpoint nutrient runoff water quality criteria.

By |2020-01-12T14:12:39-05:00January 12th, 2020|Local Gov't, Stormwater|Comments Off on HB 1464 Local authority to restrict nutrient credit usage.

HB 1454 Department of Environmental Quality; consolidation of erosion and sediment control, stormwater.

Introduced by: Steve E. Heretick | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Department of Environmental Quality; consolidation of erosion and sediment control, stormwater, and Chesapeake Bay preservation laws. Directs the Department of Environmental Quality to study the statutory and regulatory changes necessary to fully integrate and consolidate (i) the Erosion and Sediment Control Law, (ii) the Stormwater Management Act, and (iii) the Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act. The Department shall report the results of its study by December 1, 2020.

By |2020-01-16T06:38:14-05:00January 12th, 2020|Energy (Cap and Trade), Stormwater|Comments Off on HB 1454 Department of Environmental Quality; consolidation of erosion and sediment control, stormwater.

HB 1422 Chesapeake Bay Watershed Implementation Plan initiatives; nutrient management plans.

Introduced by: Kenneth R. Plum | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Chesapeake Bay Watershed Implementation Plan initiatives; nutrient management plans; livestock stream exclusion. Requires any operator of at least 50 acres of cropland in the Chesapeake Bay watershed to submit a nutrient management plan for such cropland by July 1, 2026, to the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR). DCR shall review such plans and provide technical assistance, and the operator shall have an affirmative defense if he has applied for cost-share funding and is waiting to receive such funds.

By |2020-01-12T13:39:34-05:00January 12th, 2020|new, Stormwater|Comments Off on HB 1422 Chesapeake Bay Watershed Implementation Plan initiatives; nutrient management plans.

HB 1393 Nutrient credit trading; adjacent hydrologic unit code.

Introduced by: Dave A. LaRock | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Nutrient credit trading; adjacent hydrologic unit code. Removes authority for a Virginia Stormwater Management Program or Virginia Erosion and Stormwater Management Program to allow compliance with stormwater nonpoint nutrient runoff water quality criteria through the applicant's acquisition of nutrient credits in the same tributary in an adjacent hydrologic unit code (HUC) or fourth order subbasin unless certain existing criteria for purchasing credits outside of the HUC or fourth order subbasin are met, when the credits are in a locality with a population fewer than 20,000 and geographic area under 200 square miles.

By |2020-01-16T06:36:03-05:00January 12th, 2020|Energy (Cap and Trade), Local Gov't, Stormwater|Comments Off on HB 1393 Nutrient credit trading; adjacent hydrologic unit code.

SB 747 Nutrient and sediment credit generation and transfer; limit certain transfers to private sector.

Introduced by: Emmett W. Hanger, Jr. | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Nutrient and sediment credit generation and transfer; limit certain transfers to private sector. Limits certain transfers of nonpoint nutrient credits to those credits generated by the private sector. The bill provides that while any locality may, without the involvement of a third party, generate its own nutrient or sediment credits and request that such credits be certified by the Department of Environmental Quality, such certifications shall only be used for the purpose of determining whether the project complies with credit generation requirements.

By |2020-01-11T09:55:19-05:00January 10th, 2020|Energy (Cap and Trade), Local Gov't, Stormwater, Tier #4|Comments Off on SB 747 Nutrient and sediment credit generation and transfer; limit certain transfers to private sector.

HB 504 Chesapeake Bay Preservation Areas; mature trees.

Introduced by: Patrick A. Hope | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Chesapeake Bay Preservation Areas; mature trees. Adds the preservation of mature trees, both as a stormwater management tool and as a means of providing other benefits, to the list of activities that the State Water Resources Board is directed to encourage and promote as it adopts criteria for local governments to use as they consider development in Chesapeake Bay Preservation Areas.

By |2020-01-06T11:39:03-05:00January 6th, 2020|Energy (Cap and Trade), Stormwater|Comments Off on HB 504 Chesapeake Bay Preservation Areas; mature trees.

HB 116 Stormwater Mgmt. Fund; grants from local Fund may be used for an authorized local credit option.

Introduced by: Mark L. Cole (by request) | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Stormwater Management Fund. Provides that grants from a local Stormwater Management Fund may be used for an authorized local stormwater credit option for Virginia Stormwater Management Program authorized program administrators as a stormwater retrofit for any development within the local watershed that predates the 2005 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Environmental Quality best management practice criteria

By |2019-12-29T12:07:51-05:00December 18th, 2019|Local Gov't, Stormwater, Tier #4|Comments Off on HB 116 Stormwater Mgmt. Fund; grants from local Fund may be used for an authorized local credit option.