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Wegman's Distribution Center

DEQ is accepting public comments on the revised draft Virginia Waters Protection Permit Number 19-2036 for the Wegmans Distribution Center.  The 45 day public comment period closes on December 4, 2020.

Date/time Comment period regional office Conta ct location facility further information
November 19, 2020, 7:00 PM  

Four files from previous hearing held on July 20, 2020: 

Webinar recording   

Webinar transcript 

19-2036 Hearing File Exhbit List

19-2036 Public Briefing Presentation

October 20, 2020 to December 4, 2020 Piedmont Regional Office Jaime Robb Hanover County Wegmans Distribution Center  

19-2036 Application Materials 1 of 6

19-2036 Application Materials 2 of 6

19-2036 Application Materials 3 of 6

19-2036 Application Materials 4 of 6

19-2036 Application Materials 5 of 6

19-2036 Application Materials 6 of 6

VWP 19-2036 Public Hearing Notice

19-2036 DRAFT Permit

19-2036 DRAFT Fact Sheet

19-2036 DRAFT Impact Maps

Prelim. Jurisdictional Information 1 of 3

Prelim. Jurisdictional Information 2 of 3

Prelim. Jurisdictional Information 3 of 3

Program and Regulatory

Regulatory Subject Matter  Copy of Notice (PDF) Public Comment Period Contact Description
General Notice for Tentative Section 401 Water Quality Certifications of Proposed Army Corps of Engineers 2020 Nationwide Permits, General Conditions, and Regional Conditions Public Notice October 27, 2020 - November 30, 2020 Dave Davis Tentative Section 401 Water Quality Certification decisions are attached to this notice in Table 1. DEQ may only issue its final Section 401 Certification decisions after having advertised and accepted public comment for 30 days on its intent to grant certification, grant certification with conditions, deny certification, or waive certification. Therefore, this notice is requesting public comment beginning on October 27, 2020 and ending at 11:59 p.m. on November 30, 2020
Virginia DEQ - Public Notice - Tentative Section 401 Certification, Nashville Corps' 20-RGP-02 Public Notice of 20-RGP-02 August 5 - September 4, 2020 Dave Davis The State Water Control Board is giving notice of its intent to provide conditional Section 401 Water Quality Certification for activities authorized by this referenced U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Nashville District Regional General Permit for Installation of Structures and Discharge of Fill Material into Waters of the United States Associated with Management of Exotic Invasive Aquatic Species
Tentative Section 401 Certification, Corps' TMDL RGP

PN of TMDL RGP 2020 (pdf)

May 13 to June 12, 2020 Dave Davis The State Water Control Board is giving notice of its intent to provide unconditional Section 401 Water Quality Certification for activities authorized by this referenced U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Baltimore District TMDL Regional General Permit

 

DRAFT Virginia Water Protection (VWP) Permits

comment Period  regional Office  contact  Location  Facility  Project Description
October 18, 2020 to November 17, 2020 Central Office MacKenzie Scott Henry County Route 220 Martinsville Southern Connector

The Virginia Department of Transportation has applied for a new individual permit for the Route 220 Martinsville Southern Connector project. The project is located south of the City of Martinsville in Henry County, Virginia. Positioned on the southern border of Virginia, the project area is located approximately 60 miles southeast of the City of Roanoke via Route 220, 30 miles west of the City of Danville via Route 58, and 40 miles north of the City of Greensboro in North Carolina via Interstate 73 and Route 220. The permit will allow the applicant to construct approximately eight miles of a new access-controlled roadway alignment west of existing Route 220. Access would be provided at three new interchanges. A portion of existing Route 220 would be reconstructed for approximately 0.5 miles from the North Carolina state line and would also incorporate access control. The proposed activity would impact of 6.56 acres of surface waters: consisting of 2.0 acres of permanent wetland impacts, 0.30 acre of conversion impacts, 3.31 acres of stream impacts (17,835 linear feet), and 0.95 acre of open water impacts. The activity proposed in the permit will affect Marrowbone Creek in the Roanoke River watershed. A watershed is the land area drained by a river and its incoming streams. To compensate for the affected area, the applicant would compensate with 3.68 wetland credits and 20,872 stream credits from a DEQ approved mitigation bank. DEQ’s preliminary decision is to issue the permit.

20-1168 Public Notice

October 18, 2020 to November 16, 2020 Blue Ridge Regional Office Shawn Crist Bedford County Lake Vista

Lake Vista Property Owners Association has applied for a new permit to hydraulically dredge Lake Vista. The proposed activity would affect 5.71 acres of lacustrine open water. The activity proposed in the permit will affect Lake Vista in the Ivy Creek watershed. A watershed is the land area drained by a river and its incoming streams. DEQ’s preliminary decision is to issue the permit.

19-0565 Public Notice

October 14, 2020 to November 13, 2020 Central Office MacKenzie Scott Pittsylvania County Berry Hill Connector Road

The Virginia Department of Transportation has applied for a new individual permit for the Berry Hill Connector Road, proposing to construct new alignment from the Oak Ridge Farms Road Interchange at Route 58 to Berry Hill Road in Pittsylvania County, Virginia. The permit will allow the applicant to construct a new road consisting of a two-mile long, two-lane divided highway with grading for a future four-lane divided highway and will provide access to the Berry Hill Industrial Park. The proposed activity would permanently impact 2.06 acres of palustrine forested wetland, 1.72 acres of palustrine scrub-shrub wetland, and 0.22 acre of palustrine emergent wetland. Total temporary wetland impacts are 0.53 acres of palustrine forested wetland, 0.36 acres of palustrine scrub-shrub wetland, and 0.07 acre of palustrine emergent wetland. The total permanent stream impacts are 1,915 linear feet, and total temporary stream impacts are 360 linear feet. The activity proposed in the permit will affect fifteen (15) wetland and stream crossings, impacting Childress Creek, tributaries to Childress Creek, tributaries to the Dan River, tributaries to McGuff Creek and associated wetlands in the Roanoke watershed. A watershed is the land area drained by a river and its incoming streams. To compensate for the affected area, the applicant would purchase 6.92 acres total of wetland credits and 2,285 LF of stream credits from a DEQ approved mitigation bank. DEQ’s preliminary decision is to issue the permit.

20-4068 Public Notice

September 22, 2020 to October 23, 2020 Northern Regional Office Wynn Prusaczyk Spotsylvania County Lake Wilderness

Lake Wilderness Property Owners’ Association has applied for a new permit to hydraulically dredge three lakes within the Lake Wilderness community. The proposed activity would affect 8.00 acres of lacustrine open water and temporarily affect 0.03 acre of palustrine emergent wetland and 25 linear feet of stream channel. The activity proposed in the permit will affect Wilderness Run Lake, Lee Lake, and Grant Lake in the Wilderness Run watershed. A watershed is the land area drained by a river and its incoming streams. DEQ’s preliminary decision is to issue the permit.

20-0680 Public Notice

Public notices for Virginia Water Protection (VWP) permits involving surface water withdrawals can be found on the Water Withdrawal Permits Public Notices page.

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Richmond, VA 23218
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