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Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) General Permit Regulation for Storm Water Discharges Associated with Industrial Activity [9 VAC 25 ‑ 151]
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Chapter Information
Description Establishes a general permit for storm water discharges associated with industrial activity through a point source to surface waters or through a municipal or nonmunicipal separate storm sewer system to surface waters.
State Authority Section (62.1-44.15 )10 of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority Section 402 of the Clean Water Act

40 Code of Federal Regulations, Parts 122, 123 and 124
Exempt from APA Yes, changes to this chapter of the VA Administrative Code are exempt from the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation To protect public health and/or safety with the least costs and intrusiveness to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.

To establish consistent procedures and requirements for the issuance of VPDES permits to discharge pollutants in storm water from industrial activity in order to effectuate the proper and comprehensive protection of state waters.
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Contact Information
Name / Title: Burton R. Tuxford 
Address: 629 East Main Street
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address: burton.tuxford@deq.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)698-4086    FAX: (804)698-4032    TDD: (804)698-4021
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amend and Reissue Industrial Storm Water General Permit Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/1/2014.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
IFR - Citation to Solid Waste Regulations Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 9/28/2011.
Amend and Reissue General VPDES Permit for Storm Water Discharges Associated w/Industrial Activity Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 6/24/2009.
Technical Corrections to the Recently Adopted Final General Permit Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/3/2004.
Amendment of Regulation and Reissuance of General VPDES Permit for Storm Water Discharges Associated with Industrial Activity Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/1/2004.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Plasticulture Operations Regulation - Initial Adoption NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 10/6/2010 after the comment period had ended.