Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
State Water Control Board
Certification of Nonpoint Source Nutrient Credits (formerly 4VAC50-80) [9 VAC 25 ‑ 900]
Promulgate new Nutrient Trading Certification Regulations
General Information
Action Summary In accordance with the 2012 Nutrient Trading Act (§ 10.1-603.15:1. et seq.).this action will establish new Nutrient Trading Certification Regulations (4VAC50-80-10 et seq.) that shall govern the certification of certain nutrient credits. The action may also require revisions to the Stormwater Management regulations (4 VAC 50-60) related to nutrient credit use and additional off-site options for construction activities pursuant to § 10.1-603.8:1. Pursuant to §10.1-603.15:2 B 9, the action may also include but not be limited to language that addresses other components of Article 1.1:1 in Chapter 6 of Title 10.1 or Article 1.1 in Chapter 6 of Title 10.1 (the Stormwater Management Act) as deemed necessary. As needed the action may also include the development of necessary forms and may include documents incorporated by reference.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
RIS Project Yes  [003379]
Associated Mandates
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
6273 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/10/2012.
6556 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 3/16/2015.
8001 Revised Proposed Comment period is underway and will end on 5/30/2019.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Debra Harris 
Address: 1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)698-4209    FAX: (804)698-4346    TDD: ()-