Thank you to everyone that attended the November 10th meeting at Crab Orchard Museum! Specials thanks to Sandy Shortridge for her wonderful performance and Honeybeas Cafe & Ice Cream Parlour for catering! 

Have a wonderful day and don't forget to go outside and enjoy the beautiful Clinch River!

DEQ Watershed Implementation Plan

The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is seeking written and oral comments from interested persons in a Total Daily Maximum Load (TMDL) Implementation Plan for the Clinch River and Cove Creek watersheds. The Implementation Plan 9IP) will provide measurable goals and the date of expected achievement of water quality objectives. The IP will also include corrective actions needed and their associated costs, benefits, and environmental impacts. See the following link of the DEQ Press Release and for additional information about the plan.

If you are interested in providing your input/comments during the 30-day public comment period, please send written comments to Martha Chapman, Department of Environmental Quality, 355A Deadmore Street, Abingdon, VA 24210, or be telephone at(276) 676 4845, or by email at by December 19th, 2016. Written comments should include name, address, and telephone number of the person submitting the comments.