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Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) General Permit Regulation for Nonmetallic Mineral Mining [9 VAC 25 ‑ 190]
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Chapter Information
Description Establishes a general permit for discharges from nonmetallic mineral mining industrial facilities.
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 welfare with the least possible 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 from nonmetallic mineral mines in order to effectuate the proper and comprehensive protection of state waters.
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Contact Information
Name / Title: Frederick Cunningham 
Address: 629 East Main Street
P.O. Box 1104
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address: frederick.cunningham@deq.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)698-4285    FAX: (804)698-4032    TDD: (804)698-4021
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amend and Reissue Existing Nonmetallic Mineral Mining General Permit Final Stage complete. Becomes effective on 7/1/2014.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Reissue Existing Regulation Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 6/24/2009.
Amendment of Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) General Permit Regulation for Nonmetallic Mineral Mining Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/1/2004.