Water Pollution Control Act (West Virginia)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Name||Water Pollution Control Act (West Virginia)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Siting and Permitting|
|Affected Technologies||Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Natural Gas|
The Water Pollution Control Act empowers the Division of Water and Waste Management of the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection to maintain reasonable standards of purity and quality of the water of the state consistent with (1) public health and public enjoyment thereof; (2) the propagation and protection of animal, bird, fish, aquatic and plant life; and (3) the expansion of employment opportunities, maintenance and expansion of agriculture and the provision of a permanent foundation for healthy industrial development. It is also the public policy of the state of West Virginia that the water resources of this state with respect to the quantity thereof be available for reasonable use by all of the citizens of this state.
|Contact Name||Scott Mandirola, Division Director|
|Department||Department of Environmental Protection|
|Division||Division of Water and Waste Management|
|Address||601 57Th St., SE|
|Place||Charleston, West Virginia|
|Phone||304-926-0499 Ext. 1058|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||W.Va. Code 22-11|