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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
Air Pollution Control Board
Existing Stationary Sources [9 VAC 5 ‑ 40]
VOC Emission Standards - Printing (REV. C09)
General Information
Action Summary The purpose of the proposed action is to adopt new standards for the control of volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions from (1) offset lithographic printing operations, and (2) letterpress printing operations within the Northern Virginia VOC Emissions Control Area. This action is being taken to allow Virginia to meet its obligation to implement control measures in areas designated as nonattainment under the 0.08 parts per million (ppm) 8-hour ozone standard. It will contribute to the reduction of ozone air pollution, and thereby improve public health and welfare.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
RIS Project Yes  [002126]
Periodic Review Requirement No, this action will not satisfy the requirement that an entire regulation be reviewed every 4 years.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
5276 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/30/2009.
5673 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 3/13/2015.
7254 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 2/1/2016.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Gary Graham 
Address: 629 East Main Street
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)698-4103    FAX: (804)698-4510    TDD: ()-