Department of Environmental Quality
Virginia Waste Management Board
Regulated Medical Waste Management Regulations [9 VAC 20 ‑ 120]
|Description||Establishes permit requirements for the storage, treatment and disposal off regulated medical wastes, rules for packaging and labelling the waste, five approved treatment processes, etc.|
|State Authority||Section 10.1-1402 of the Code of Virginia|
none beyond that provided by 42 USC 6941 et seq.
40 Code of Federal Regulations Part 257
|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 the public health and/or welfare with the least possible costs and intrusiveness to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.
To protect public health, safety and welfare and the environment from harmful results of mismanagement of regulated medical waste by its generators, transporters, storers, treaters or disposers.
|Name / Title:||Justin L. Williams|
1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
|Telephone:||(804)698-4185 FAX: (804)698-4234 TDD: ()-|