2000 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Dudley
Co-Patron(s): Armstrong, Putney
Smith Mt. Lake Vol. Water Monitoring (language only)

Item 415 #1h

Item 415 #1h

Natural Resources
Environmental Quality, Department of

Page 298, after line 35, insert:
"9. The Department of Environmental Quality, as part of its regular water testing program, shall provide $36,500 the first year and $36,500 the second year from the general fund to the Smith Mountain Lake Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring Project."

(This amendment provides funds for the Smith Mountain Lake Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring Program to take samples from the lake to test water quality and chemical content. The Program, which is sponsored by the Smith Mountain Lake Association and Ferrum College, has been monitoring the water quality of Smith Mountain Lake for 13 years and is expanding its operation to include shoreline reconnaissance, source identification, and intensive fecal coliform sampling.)