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Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution [9 VAC 25 ‑ 15]
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Chapter Information
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
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 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.
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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
Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/1/2001.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 1/27/2000 after the comment period had ended.