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General Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit for Pesticide Discharges [9 VAC 25 ‑ 800]
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Chapter Information
Description Establishes requirements for discharges to surface waters from pesticides applied directly to surface waters to control pests, and/or applied to control pests that are present in or over, including near, surface waters.
State Authority Section (62.1-44.15 )10 of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority Section 402 of the Clean Water Act
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 for the discharge from pesticides applied directly to surface waters to control pests, and/or applied to control pests that are present in or over, including near, surface waters 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 1105
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
None

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Pesticide General Permit Amendment and Reissuance Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/1/2014.
General VPDES Permit for Pesticide Discharges Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/31/2011.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Adoption of Virginia Water Protection General Permit WP-5 Proposed Stage withdrawn on 8/17/2007 after the comment period had ended.