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Financial Assurance Regulations for Solid Waste Facilities [9 VAC 20 ‑ 70]
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Chapter Information
Description Establishes standards and procedures for financial assurance to be used in the issuance and continuation of permits to construct, operate, modify, close or provide post-closure care and to be used in the performance of corrective actions or in formulation of enforcement documents issued by the Department of Environmental Quality.
State Authority Sections 10.1-1402 and 10.1-1410 of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority Sections 1008(a)(3), 2002 and 4004(a) of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act

40 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 258
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 establish simple and effective standards and procedures for owners and operators of solid waste management facilities to obtain and maintain financial assurance for closure, post-closure care and corrective action in the case of their insolvency so that the costs of the actions necessary to prevent damages to the public health, safety and welfare of the citizens affected by the abandoned facility are borne by the owners and operators and the users of their services.
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Contact Information
Name / Title: Leslie D. Beckwith 
Address: 629 East Main Street
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address: leslie.beckwith@deq.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)698-4123    FAX: (804)371-4234    TDD: (804)698-4021
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
None

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amendment for Local Government Financial Test Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 8/1/2013.
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.
Immediate Final Rule 2005 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/13/2005.
Amendment 1 to the Financial Assurance Regulations for Solid Waste Facilities Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/21/2001.