Roanoke River Basin Bi-State Commission (Multiple States)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place North Carolina;Virginia

Applies to States or Provinces North Carolina, Virginia
Name Roanoke River Basin Bi-State Commission (Multiple States)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector Local

Primary Website
Applicable Jurisdiction Roanoke River Basin:

Last Review 2014-09-15


The Roanoke River Basin Bi-State Commission was established as a bi-state commission composed of members from the Commonwealth of Virginia and the State of North Carolina. The purpose of the commission is to:

(a) Provide guidance, conduct joint meetings, and make recommendations to local, state, and federal legislative and administrative bodies, and to others as it deems necessary and appropriate, regarding the use, stewardship, and enhancement of the Basin's water and other natural resources;

(b) Provide a forum for discussion of issues affecting the Basin's water quantity, water quality, and other natural resources; (c) Promote communication, coordination, and education among stakeholders within the Basin; (d) Identify Basin-related problems and recommend appropriate solutions; and (e) Undertake studies and prepare, publish, and disseminate information through reports, and other communications related to water quantity, water quality, and other natural resources of the Basin.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Tammy Stephenson
Department Roanoke River Basin Bi-State Commission

Phone 540-562-6828



Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Va. Code 62.1-69.36 through 62.1-69.44