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General Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) Permit for Discharges From Petroleum Contaminated Sites, Groundwater Remediation and Hydrostatic Tests [9 VAC 25 ‑ 120]
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Chapter Information
Description Establishes a general permit to govern the discharge of wastewaters from sites contaminated by petroleum products.
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 petroleum contaminated sites in order to effectuate the proper and comprehensive protection of state waters.
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Contact Information
Name / Title: Burt 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
None

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amend and Reissue the General Permit Regulation Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 2/26/2013.
Technical Corrections to VPDES General Permit for Petroleum Contamined Sites and Hydrostatic Tests Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 6/11/2008.
Reissue and amend the General VPDES Permit for Petroleum Contaminated Sites and Hydrostatic Tests Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 2/6/2008.
Amendment of General VPDES Permit for Discharges from Petroleum Contaminated Sites Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 2/26/2003.