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Solid Waste Management Regulations [REPEALED] [9 VAC 20 ‑ 80]
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Chapter Information
Description Establishes standards and procedures for the siting, design, construction, operation, maintenance, closure and post-closure care of solid waste management facilities.
State Authority Section (10.1-1402 )11 of the Code of Virginia Section 10.1-1408.1 et seq et seq.
Federal Authority 42 USC 6941 et seq.

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 the public health and/or welfare with the least possible costs and intrusiveness to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.

To establish standards and procedures pertaining to the siting, design, construciton, operation, maintenance, closure, post-closure care, and for undertaking corrective action in order to protect the public's health, safety and welfare and the environment from the harmful results of the mismanagement of solid wastes by its generators, storers, treaters or disposers.

To provide the means for identification and prevention of open dumping.

To establish a sound regulatory and programmatic basis for obtaining and maintaining approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to operate Virginia's program.
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Contact Information
Name / Title: Cindy Berndt  / Reg. Coordinator
Address: 629 East Main Street
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address: cindy.berndt@deq.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)698-4378    FAX: (804)698-4019    TDD: (804)698-4021
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
None

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amendment 7 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 3/16/2011.
Definition of Disclosure Statement (Rev. A09w) Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 3/3/2010.
Solid Waste Management Regulations Amendment 5 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/1/2008.
Amendment 4a - Elimination of Radio Advertisement Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/19/2005.
Waste Pile Permit by Rule - Amendment 4 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/5/2005.
Solid Waste Management Regulations - Amendment 3 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 9/24/2003.
Amendment 2 of the Solid Waste Management Regulations Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 5/23/2001.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amendment 5 - Immediate Final Rule Final Stage withdrawn before submission to the Registrar.
Solid Waste Management Regulations - Amendment 6 NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 8/3/2007 after the comment period had ended.