|Accotink Creek in Annandale is part |
of the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
New controls on pollution are likely to have the biggest impact on new developments, with stricter rules on storm management, urban nutrient management, and erosion and sediment controls.
Tonight’s forum at NOVA is one of 17 public meetings hosted by EPA in Virginia, Maryland, Washington, D.C., West Virginia, New York, and Pennsylvania this fall to explain the TMDL proposal to the public. The final TMDL will be established by Dec. 31, and public comments on the draft are due Nov. 8.
Virginia’s Watershed Implementation Plan was submitted to the EPA Sept. 3.