The Shared Responsibility of TMDL Planning

As legislation continues to be deliberated by the Virginia General Assembly, local officials in central Virginia are taking some of the first steps to comply with EPA guidance. Still, many land owners- both private and public entities – contest that EPA standards unfairly impact each of them. How can we make sense of these views? The following article published in Charlottesville Tomorrow, a non-profit organization which focuses attention on growth and development issues before local government in the City of Charlottesville and the County of Albemarle published the following article citing viewpoints from the Southern Environmental Law Center, the American Farm Bureau Federation, as well as a representative from Albemarle County.