DEQ Announces $88,000 In Grants For Citizen Monitoring

DEQ has authorized $88,000 in competitive grants to support citizen volunteer water quality monitoring in Virginia. The grants can be used to purchase monitoring equipment, perform laboratory services, and fund related expenses. Applications are due Aug. 30, 2019. [more]

Agriculture BMP Loan Program Now Accepting Applications

The Ag BMP Loan Program is now accepting applications from agricultural producers to fund non-point source best management practices. Applications are accepted year round and evaluated every month.

Applications Now Being Accepted for Virginia Clean Water Revolving Loan Funding

DEQ is now accepting applications for the FY 2020 annual solicitation for financial assistance through the Virginia Clean Water Revolving Loan Fund. Applications are being solicited for projects that involve improvements to publicly-owned wastewater collection and treatment facilities, publicly-owned stormwater best management practices, remediation of contaminated brownfield properties, land conservation and living shorelines. Application deadline is July 26. [more]

Annual Report on Solid Waste Management In Virginia Now Available

DEQ has released its annual report on solid waste management in Virginia. The report provides the amount of solid waste managed in Virginia in 2018, as well as the types and sources of solid waste generated outside the commonwealth. [more]

Commonwealth of Virginia Takes Landmark Action To Protect James River

The State Water Control Board (SWCB) approved amendments by DEQ to the Water Quality Standards Regulation regarding the numeric chlorophyll-a criteria applicable to the tidal James River.  [ more]


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