Buckingham Compressor Station To Be Considered

The State Air Pollution Control Board will meet on Dec. 10 to resume consideration of the Buckingham Compressor Station permit. Presentations from Nov. 8 and Nov. 9 and additional information can be found on the BCS webpage. See news release

Updated Advisory - Harmful Algae Bloom Occurring on Pamunkey and North Anna Branches and Fisherman's Cove 

The Virginia Harmful Algal Bloom Task Force has issued a "No-Swimming Advisory"  for Lake Anna in eight areas in Orange, Louisa and Spotsylvania Counties where potentially harmful algae may present a moderate to high risk for human health effects. Signage has been placed in marinas and private lots to inform the public. Check out the Harmful Algal Bloom map to view advisories.

Attorney General Herring and DEQ Announce Lawsuit Over Waste Management Violations at Tri City Regional Landfill

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Re-Proposed Regulation to Control Carbon Emissions Moves Forward

On Oct. 29, the State Air Pollution Control Board approved a re-proposal by DEQ to regulate carbon dioxide (CO2) from fossil fuel electric power facilities in Virginia. Visit DEQ's Greenhouse Gas Plan page for details. An additional public comment period and Executive Review are now required before the Board takes a vote on the proposed regulation at a meeting in Spring 2019.







Applications Update

The following applications have been restored:

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  • Solid Waste Information and Assessment (SWIA) Reporting
  • Virginia Environmental Excellence Program (VEEP) Reporting



Resources & Tools

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Report air, water and waste pollution incidents

Air Quality Forecasting
Daily Ozone levels

Air Check Virginia
Northern Virginia's Vehicle Emissions Inspection Program

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