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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 25. State Water Control Board
Chapter 380. Wetlands Policy

9VAC25-380-10. General requirement and purpose.

A. The purpose of this policy is to establish the policy of the State Water Control Board in order to support the principles of the Wetlands Act, in dealing with water quality of the wetlands of the Commonwealth.

B. Further, this establishes the policy of the board to preserve the wetland ecosystems and to protect them from destruction by (i) reduction or elimination of deleterious point source or non-point source discharges to state waters which wash over wetlands, (ii) the treatment or control of these discharges, (iii) the development and construction of waste water treatment facilities, and (iv) other physical, chemical, or biological means.

Statutory Authority

§§ 62.1-44.15(10) and 62.1-44.36 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR680-11-02 § 1.01, eff. June 23, 1974.

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