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Department of Environmental Quality
State Water Control Board
General Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit for Pesticide Discharges [9 VAC 25 ‑ 800]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
General VPDES Permit for Pesticide Discharges
General Information
Action Summary The purpose of the proposed action is to develop and issue a VPDES general permit for discharges 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. This general permit regulation is needed in order to comply with court ordered requirements for EPA and states to issue NPDES permits for both chemical pesticide applications that leave a residue or excess in water, and all biological pesticide applications that are made in or over, including near, waters of the United States.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this chapter is exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review. The normal executive branch review process is not required.
RIS Project Yes  [002390]
Note This action is not intended to satisfy the requirement that an entire regulation be reviewed every 4 years.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
5500 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 6/18/2010.
5695 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 12/27/2010.
5797 Final StageComplete: After suspension, the rulemaking entity elected to make changes in a new Final stage.
5975 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/31/2011.
Contact Information
Name / Title: William K. Norris 
Address: 629 East Main Street
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)698-4022    FAX: (804)698-4347    TDD: ()-