2022 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Deeds
Surface Water and Groundwater Surveillance

Item 378 #1s

Item 378 #1s

First Year - FY2023 Second Year - FY2024
Natural and Historic Resources
Department of Environmental Quality FY2023 $320,000 FY2024 $0 GF

Page 409, line 12, strike "$56,201,232" and insert "$56,521,232".

Page 410, after line 46, insert:

"L. Out of the amounts in this Item $320,000 the first year from the general fund is provided for the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality to conduct ambient surface water and groundwater surveillance for perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), including perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS), perfluorobutyrate (PFBA), perfluoroheptanoic acid (PFHpA), perfluorohexane sulfonate (PFHxS), perfluorononanoic acid (PFNA), hexafluoropropylene oxide-dimer acid (HFPO-DA), perfluorohexanoic acid (PFHxA), perfluoropentanoic acid (PFPeA), and perfluorobutane sulfonic acid (PFBS)."


(This amendment provides $320,000 in the first year of the biennium to allow for continued surveillance of groundwater and surface water for PFAS.)