Solar projects; erosion and sediment control. (SB1258)

Introduced By

Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Solar projects; erosion and sediment control. Requires the State Water Control Board to administer a Virginia Erosion and Sediment Control Program (VESCP) on behalf of any locality that notifies the Department of Environmental Quality that it has chosen not to administer a VESCP for any solar photovoltaic (electric energy) project with a rated electrical generation capacity exceeding five megawatts. The provisions of the bill become effective only when an appropriation effectuating funding of one full-time position to carry out the purposes of the bill on behalf of the State Water Control Board is included in a general appropriation act. Read the Bill »


01/11/2021: Awaiting a Vote in the Finance and Appropriations Committee


01/11/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101494D
01/11/2021Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources

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