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SB 766 (Surovell) Citizen water quality monitoring; use as evidence in enforcement actions

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Posted on: 01/22/2018

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Dave Morris
Email: dave137@cox.net


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SB 766 (Surovell) Citizen water quality monitoring; use as evidence in enforcement actions. Authorizes DEQ to use certain results of citizen water quality testing as evidence in enforcement actions. Such evidence is currently prohibited. The bill also directs DEQ to consider in some cases data collected by a citizen group, regardless of whether the data conforms to the requirements set out in the Code of Virginia. http://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?181+sum+SB766

1/10/18 Senate: Referred to ACNR