Water Pollution Control Act (West Virginia)

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Place West Virginia


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
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province

Primary Website http://www.legis.state.wv.us/WVCODE/Code.cfm?chap=22&art=11#11

Last Review 2014-09-15

Information Source http://www.dep.wv.gov/WWE/Pages/default.aspx


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.

Policy Contact

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
Zip/Postal Code 25304
Phone 304-926-0499 Ext. 1058

Email scott.g.mandirola@wv.gov
Website http://www.dep.wv.gov/WWE/Pages/default.aspx

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

Authority 1: W.Va. Code 22-11