Department of Environmental Quality
State Water Control Board
Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution [9 VAC 25 ‑ 15]
|Description||Establishes requirements for the use of mediation and alternative dispute resolution in regulation development and permit issuance.|
|State Authority||Section 10.1-1186.3 of the Code of Virginia|
|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 welfare with the least possible cost and intrusiveness to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.
To reduce the number of environmental disputes resolved through formal administrative actions.
To reduce the amount of time necessary to resolve environmental disputes.
To reduce the amount of money necessary to resolve environmental disputes.
|Name / Title:||Cindy Berndt / Reg. Coordinator|
629 East Main Street
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
|Telephone:||(804)698-4378 FAX: (804)698-4346 TDD: (804)698-4021|