2012 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB1301 (Conference Report)

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Additional Funding for Wastewater Treatment Plants

Item 366 #1c

Item 366 #1c

First Year - FY2013 Second Year - FY2014
Natural Resources
Environmental Quality, Department of FY2013 $42,300,000 FY2014 $0 GF

Page 272, line 32, strike "$101,723,153" and insert "$144,023,153".
Page 273, after line 20, insert:
"E.  Out of the amounts provided for Environmental Financial Assistance is $42,300,000 the first year from the general fund to be deposited to the Virginia Water Quality Improvement Fund established in Title 10.1, Chapter 21.1, Code of Virginia, to finance the costs of design and installation of nutrient removal technology at publicly owned treatment works designated as significant dischargers in order to comply with the effluent limitations for total nitrogen and total phosphorus established for those publicly owned treatment works.  Any unexpended balances on June 30, 2013, from the amount appropriated in this paragraph shall not revert to the general fund but shall be carried forward and reappropriated."

(This amendment provides an additional $42.3 million to upgrade the nutrient removal technology at those wastewater treatment plants for which the Department of Environmental Quality has signed grant agreements.)