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Voluntary Remediation Regulations [9 VAC 20 ‑ 160]
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Chapter Information
Description Establishes standards and procedures pertaining to the eligibility, enrollment, reporting, remediation and termination criteria for the Voluntary Remediation Program.
State Authority 10.1-1232 - Code of Virginia
Federal Authority n/a
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation To protect public health and/or welfare with the least possible costs and intrusiveness to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.

To facilitate voluntary clean up of contaminated sites where remediation is not clearly mandated by CERCLA, RCRA, Virginia Waste Management Act, State Water Control Law or other authority by establishing minimum standards and procedures pertaining to eligibility, enrollment, reporting, remediation and termination criteria.
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Contact Information
Name / Title: Kevin L. Greene 
Address: 629 East Main Street
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address: kevin.greene@deq.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)698-4236    FAX: (804)698-4234    TDD: (804)698-4021
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
None

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amendment 3 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/1/2014.
Amendment 2 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/29/2014.
Amendment to Update DEQ Mailing Address for Waste Regulations Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 8/15/2012.
Final Exempt Action - Amendment 8 of the Solid Waste Management Regulations Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 8/3/2011.
Voluntary Remediation Regulations - Amendment 1 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/1/2002.