Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Environmental Quality
Board
Department of Environmental Quality
chapter
Small Renewable Wind Energy Projects Permit by Rule [9 VAC 15 ‑ 40]
Action:
Amendment for Consistency the Solar and Combustion PBRs
 
General Information
Action Summary The purpose of this regulatory action is to amend sections of the Small Renewable Energy Projects (Wind) Permit by Rule (PBR) to ensure consistency with the PBRs developed for solar and combustion projects designed with a rated capacity not exceeding 100 megawatts. The PBR establishes requirements for potential environmental impacts analyses, mitigation plans, facility site planning, public participation, permit fees, inter-agency consultations, compliance and enforcement. This final regulation constitutes Department of Environmental Quality’s (DEQ) permit by rule for wind energy projects. In addition, this regulatory action is the result of a periodic review. Please see the periodic review/small business impact review result section for additional information.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is not exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review.
RIS Project Yes  [003974]
Result of Periodic Review Dated 7/16/2014
Note This action is not intended to satisfy the requirement that an entire regulation be reviewed every 4 years.
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
7082 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/15/2015.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Mary E. Major 
Address: 1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address: mary.major@deq.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)698-4423    FAX: (804)698-4510    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.