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Department of Environmental Quality
State Water Control Board
General Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit for Pesticide Discharges [9 VAC 25 ‑ 800]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Pesticide General Permit Amendment and Reissuance
General Information
Action Summary The purpose of the proposed action is to amend and reissue a VPDES general permit for discharges from pesticides applied directly to surface waters to control pests, and/or applied to control pests that are present in or over, including near, surface waters. This permit expires on December 31, 2013 and needs to be reissued so pesticide operators can continue to have coverage in order to apply chemical pesticides that leave a residue in water, and all biological pesticide applications that are made in or over, including near, waters of the United States. This regulatory action is also needed in order to incorporate appropriate changes from the federal NPDES Pesticide General Permit.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this chapter is exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review. The normal executive branch review process is not required.
RIS Project Yes  [003168]
Note This action is not intended to satisfy the requirement that an entire regulation be reviewed every 4 years.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
6152 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 5/23/2012.
6504 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 6/7/2013.
6784 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/1/2014.
Contact Information
Name / Title: William K. Norris 
Address: 629 East Main Street
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)698-4022    FAX: (804)698-4347    TDD: ()-