Nutrient management plans; phosphorous standards, regulations. (HB318)

Introduced By

Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge)


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Phosphorous standards for nutrient management plans; regulations. Directs the Virginia Soil and Water Conservation Board to adopt regulations establishing a standard for the acceptable rate of phosphorus application to lands from the use of fertilizer, animal manure, poultry waste, sewage sludge, and industrial sludge to protect water quality. In developing the standard, the Department of Conservation and Recreation, in consultation with the Department of Environmental Quality and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, is given responsibility for conducting the scientific research for establishing the basis for the phosphorous standard. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/05/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16102413D
01/05/2016Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/27/2016Stricken from docket by Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources