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General Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) Permit for Discharges From Petroleum Contaminated Sites, Groundwater Remediation and Hydrostatic Tests [9 VAC 25 ‑ 120]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amend and Reissue the General Permit Regulation
General Information
Action Summary This rulemaking is proposed in order to amend and reissue the existing general permit which expires on February 25, 2013. The general permit covers point source discharges of wastewaters from sites contaminated by petroleum products and chlorinated hydrocarbon solvents and also the point source discharges of hydrostatic test wastewaters resulting from the testing of petroleum and natural gas storage tanks and pipelines
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this chapter of the VA Administrative Code is exempt from the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required.
RIS Project Yes  [002774]
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
5834 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 5/11/2011.
6160 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 7/6/2012.
6344 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 2/26/2013.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Burton Tuxford 
Address: 629 East Main Street
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)698-4086    FAX: (804)698-4032    TDD: ()-