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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 15. Department Of Environmental Quality
Chapter 40. Small Renewable Energy Projects (Wind) Permit by Rule
1/22/2022

DOCUMENTS INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE (9VAC15-40).

The Natural Communities of Virginia, Classification of Ecological Community Groups, Second Approximation (Version 2.3), 2010, Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, Division of Natural Heritage, Richmond, Virginia.

Virginia Outdoors Plan, 2007, Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, Richmond, Virginia.

Virginia's Comprehensive Wildlife Conservation Strategy, 2005, Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, Richmond, Virginia.

Chapter 1: Introduction.

Chapter 2: Methods.

Chapter 3: Statewide Overview.

Chapter 4: Virginia's Mid-Atlantic Coastal Plain.

Chapter 5: Virginia's Southern Appalachian Piedmont.

Chapter 6: Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.

Chapter 7: Virginia's Northern Ridge and Valley.

Chapter 8: Virginia's Northern Cumberland Mountains.

Chapter 9: Virginia's Southern Cumberland Mountains.

Chapter 10: Conclusions.

Glossary.

Appendix A: The Species of Greatest Conservation Need.

Appendix B: Species of Greatest Conservation Need with No Known Ecoregional Associations.

Appendix C: Terrestrial Species with No Landcover Associations.

Appendix D: Potential Habitat Mapping for Terrestrial & Aquatic Tier I Species.

Appendix E: List of Tier I Species and Reviewers.

Appendix F: Complete list of Stress/Source Combinations Identified by the Taxonomic Advisory Committees.

Appendix G: Habitat Grouping Used by TACs in Assessment of Threats, Conservation Actions, and Research/Monitoring Needs.

Appendix H: Threats to Virginia's Species of Greatest Conservation Need.

Appendix I: Conservation Actions Identified by the Taxonomic Advisory Committees.

Appendix J: Research and Monitoring Needs Identified by the Taxonomic Advisory Committees.

Appendix K: Landcover Classes.

Appendix L: Summaries of Community Meetings Facilitated by VCU's Center for Public Policy.

Appendix M: Recommendations for Education and Outreach Actions.

Appendix N: DEQ Impaired Waters Map.

Appendix O: Reference Maps.

Appendix P: Public Comments.

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