2002 Session

Budget Bill - HB29 (Chapter 814)

Department of Environmental Quality

Item 416

Item 416 (Not set out)

First Year - FY2001Second Year - FY2002
Environmental Policy and Program Development (51600)$1,150,273$1,150,790
Policy and Program Development (51601)FY2001 $248,060FY2002 $248,166
Pollution Prevention (51614)FY2001 $902,213FY2002 $902,624
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2001 $984,518FY2002 $985,035
SpecialFY2001 $20,000FY2002 $20,000
Federal TrustFY2001 $145,755FY2002 $145,755

Authority: Title 10.1, Chapters 11.1, 11.2, 13 and 14 and Title 62.1, Chapter 3.1, Code of Virginia.

The Department of Environmental Quality, in cooperation with the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, the Department of Conservation and Recreation, and the Virginia Cooperative Extension Service, shall create a pilot program to evaluate alternative approaches for operating intensive swine operations (confined animal feeding operations of 300 or more animal units) with particular focus on the effective reduction of odors and pollution without reducing profitability. The Department of Environmental Quality shall report the results of this pilot project to the Governor and the House Committee on Agriculture and the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources on or before September 1, 2001.