Administrative Code

Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation and Natural Resources
Agency 20. Marine Resources Commission
4/1/2020

Chapter 1060. Pertaining to Enlargement of Established Restricted Area -- Dominion Power/Nuclear Power Station

4VAC20-1060-10. Purpose.

The purpose of this chapter is to enhance the physical security of the facility and is part of a comprehensive plan to protect the public, environment, and economic interests from sabotage and other subversive acts, accidents, or incidents of a similar nature.

The adoption of this chapter simply affords the Virginia Marine Police the authority to enforce Virginia law that prohibits entrance into the restricted areas.

Statutory Authority

§§ 28.2-103 and 28.2-106.2 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 19, Issue 16, eff. March 26, 2003; amended, Virginia Register Volume 27, Issue 5, eff. October 29, 2010; Volume 27, Issue 12, eff. February 1, 2011.

4VAC20-1060-20. Definitions.

A. Pursuant to § 28.2-106.2 of the Code of Virginia, the following restricted areas are established adjacent to the James River, Surry Nuclear Power Plant:

Area 1. The waters within an area beginning at latitude 37°08'59.4"N, longitude 76°40'15.5"W; thence to the following points creating a 500 yard arc: latitude 37°08'58.8"N, longitude 76°40'06"W; latitude 37°09'03.1"N, longitude 76°39'59.4"W; latitude 37°09'06.9"N, longitude 76°39'54.1"W; latitude 37°09'12.8"N, longitude 76°39'48"W; latitude 37°09'18.6"N, longitude 76°39'48"W; latitude 37°09'25.1"N, longitude 76°39'48.3"W; latitude 37°09'32.3"N, longitude 76°39'50.1"W; latitude 37°09'37.2"N, longitude 76°39'53.1"W; latitude 37°09'40"N, longitude 76°39'56.6"W; latitude 37°09'43.4"N, longitude 76°40'03.4"W; thence to a point on shore at latitude 37°09'42.7"N, longitude 76°40'27.1"W.

Area 2. The entire discharge canal from the jetties at the mouth of the discharge canal to the circulating water discharge pipes at the head of the discharge canal and including the entire width of the canal. The discharge canal is located immediately northwest of the power station along both sides of Hog Island Road.

B. No vessel or persons shall enter the restricted area without the permission of the Virginia Marine Police. Law-enforcement vessels, United States military vessels, and vessels of the Dominion Power/Surry Nuclear Power Plant are exempt from the provisions of this chapter.

Statutory Authority

§§ 28.2-103 and 28.2-106.2 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 19, Issue 16, eff. March 26, 2003; amended, Virginia Register Volume 27, Issue 5, eff. October 29, 2010; Volume 27, Issue 12, eff. February 1, 2011; Errata, 27:14 VA.R. 1919 March 14, 2011.

4VAC20-1060-30. Penalty.

A violation of this chapter is a Class 1 misdemeanor.

Statutory Authority

§§ 28.2-103 and 28.2-106.2 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 19, Issue 16, eff. March 26, 2003; amended, Virginia Register Volume 27, Issue 5, eff. October 29, 2010.

APPENDIX. Hog Island Quad Map (Repealed.)



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