The 2012 Executive Budget Document
Department of Environmental Quality [ http://www.deq.state.va.us/ ]Mission Statement
The Department of Environmental Quality protects and enhances Virginia’s environment, and promotes the health and well being of the citizens of the Commonwealth.Operating Budget Summary
|General Fund||Nongeneral Fund||Personnel Cost|
|2009 Appropriation||$ 41,280,848||$ 177,659,797||$ 73,792,353|
|2010 Appropriation||$ 36,860,814||$ 176,909,797||$ 73,792,353|
|2011 Appropriation||$ 36,800,630||$ 121,954,797||$ 63,421,145|
|2012 Appropriation||$ 32,853,834||$ 121,954,797||$ 63,469,794|
|2013 Base Budget||$ 32,853,834||$ 121,954,797||$ 63,491,031|
|2013 Addenda||$ 46,030,243||$ (1,988,255)||$ 428,686|
|2013 Total||$ 78,884,077||$ 119,966,542||$ 63,919,717|
|2014 Base Budget||$ 32,853,834||$ 121,954,797||$ 63,491,031|
|2014 Addenda||$ 137,197||$ (1,988,255)||$ 430,538|
|2014 Total||$ 32,991,031||$ 119,966,542||$ 63,921,569|
|General Fund||Nongeneral Fund||Total Positions|
|2013 Base Budget||390.50||503.50||894.00|
|2014 Base Budget||390.50||503.50||894.00|
Recommended Operating Budget Addenda
Provide funding for a portion of FY 2013 Title V program costsProvides general fund appropriation to partially support the Title V program in FY 2013. A separate language addenda directs establishment of fees sufficient to support the full costs of the program for the remainder of FY 2013 and the entirety of FY 2014.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ 625,000 $ 0
Provide language directing stakeholders to reach agreement on fee structure for supporting the state Title V programProvides language clarifying that stakeholders affected by the Title V program must reach a compromise on a fee structure that is adequate to support all Title V costs, or administration of the state program may return to the federal Environmental Protection Agency.
Move the Virginia Petroleum Storage Tank Fund appropriation from the Water Protection program to the Land Protection programTransfers the Virginia Petroleum Storage Tank Fund appropriation from the Water Protection program to the Land Protection program.
Delete language relating to the Interstate Commission on the Potomac River BasinStrikes language relating to the Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin. This action aligns the Appropriation Act with a decision of the 2011 General Assembly to eliminate all funding for the commission.
Reallocate dedicated special revenue appropriation between service areasReallocates dedicated special revenue appropriation between service areas to better align the agency's budget with projected expenditures.
Reallocate Title V Fund between service areasReallocates the Title V Fund appropriation between service areas to align the agency's budget with expenditures.
Adjust the nongeneral fund appropriation for waste tire revenueReduces the nongeneral fund appropriation included in the agency's base for grants made in accordance with the waste tire program to reflect a transfer of revenues to the Commonwealth Highway Maintenance and Operating Fund in the Department of Transportation.
FY 2013 FY 2014 Nongeneral Fund $ (2,330,000) $ (2,330,000)
Reallocate federal funds between service areasReallocates federal fund appropriation between service areas to better align the agency's budget with projected expenditures.
Delete outdated language in the Appropriation Act pertaining to wasteDeletes language in the Appropriation Act pertaining to outdated solid waste fee structure.
Reallocate the Virginia Petroleum Storage Tank Fund between service areasReallocates the Virginia Petroleum Storage Tank Fund appropriation between service areas for better alignment with projected expenditures.
Distribute Central Appropriation amounts to agency budgetsAdjusts the agency budget to reflect amounts moved to or from Central Appropriations to cover the costs of items such as changes in retirement and other benefit contribution rates, as well as the distribution of other centrally funded items.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ 86,861 $ 86,861 Nongeneral Fund $ 341,745 $ 341,745
Adjust funding to reflect changes in information technology and telecommunication chargesAdjusts the agency's budget for the general fund share of information technology and telecommunication charges based on changes in utilization, services, and rate changes approved by the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission on July 1, 2010, and September 1, 2011.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ 112,775 $ 112,775
Provide funding for deposit to the Water Quality Improvement FundProvides general fund appropriation for a mandatory deposit to the Water Quality Improvement Fund (WQIF) within the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ). This amount is based on a total of $50.3 million from FY 2011 year-end surpluses designated for deposit to the WQIF. Of this total amount, the Secretary of Natural Resources has designated 10 percent for deposit to the WQIF within the Department of Conservation and Recreation and 90 percent for deposit to the WQIF within DEQ.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ 45,269,394 $ 0
Fund changes in state employee workers' compensation premiumsAdjusts the agency's budget for the general fund share of state employee workers' compensation premiums based on the allocation of FY 2013 and FY 2014 program costs provided by the Department of Human Resource Management. The allocation is based on the historical experience of the agency and reflects the current policy of providing agencies with 50 percent of any increased costs and allowing agencies to retain 50 percent of any reduced costs.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ 16,213 $ 17,561
Eliminate Chesapeake Bay Foundation funding for field studiesPrioritizes resources to meet standards of Virginia's Watershed Implementation Plan by eliminating pass-through funding to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ (80,000) $ (80,000)
Reallocate general fund appropriation between service areasReallocates general fund appropriation between service areas to better align the agency's budget with projected expenditures.