Environmental Quality, Department of; consolidation of various boards, increase of authority. (HB18)

Introduced By

Del. David Englin (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Environmental Quality. Amends legislation passed during the 2007 Session of the General Assembly to consolidate the existing three citizen boardsthe State Air Pollution Control Board, the State Water Control Board, and the Waste Management Boardinto one 11-member citizen board. The existing three citizen boards would retain authority over any applications for permits and amendments pending before the end of 2007 until the earlier of the resolution of the application or June 30, 2010. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


11/27/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 083902500
11/27/2007Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/25/2008Assigned ACNRsub: #2 Natural Resource
02/06/2008Tabled in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources