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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 15. Department of Environmental Quality
Chapter 100. Small Energy Storage Facilities Permit by Rule

9VAC15-100-50. Determination of likely significant adverse impacts for applications.

A. The department will find that significant adverse impacts to wildlife are likely whenever the wildlife analyses prescribed in 9VAC15-100-40 A document that state-listed T&E wildlife species are found to occur within the disturbance zone or the disturbance zone is located on or within one-half mile of a known or potential sea turtle nesting beach.

B. The department will find that significant adverse impacts to historic resources are likely whenever the historic resources analyses prescribed by 9VAC15-100-40 B indicate that the proposed project is likely to diminish significantly any aspect of a historic resource's integrity.

C. For projects subject to 9VAC15-100-120, the department will find that significant adverse impacts to natural heritage resources and ecological cores are likely whenever the analysis prescribed by any other small renewable energy project permit by rule regulation is applicable indicates that that significant adverse impacts are likely.

Statutory Authority

§§ 10.1-1197.5 and 10.1-1197.6 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 38, Issue 11, eff. January 1, 2022.

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