Nutrient credits; DEQ to accelerate release of credits generated by stream restoration project.

Bill Summary:

Accelerated stream nutrient credit release. Allows the Department of Environmental Quality to accelerate the release of nutrient credits generated by a stream restoration project based on (i) a determination that the level of risk is low, (ii) the provision of additional financial assurance, and (iii) the experience of the applicant. The provisions of the bill become effective 30 days after the Department of Environmental Quality issues guidance regarding its implementation.

Bill Patron: Hanger

Last Action(s):
(House) Signed by Speaker March 10, 2022
(Senate) Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 22, 2022 March 22, 2022
(Governor) Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0526)

Bill Status:
Passed House
Passed Senate