Roanoke River Basin Bi-State Commission (Multiple States)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|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|
|Applicable Jurisdiction||Roanoke River Basin: http://prod.rrba.org/|
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.
|Contact Name||Tammy Stephenson|
|Department||Roanoke River Basin Bi-State Commission|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||Va. Code 62.1-69.36 through 62.1-69.44|