Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
State Water Control Board
Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) General Permit Regulation for Nonmetallic Mineral Mining [9 VAC 25 ‑ 190]
Chapter is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Amend and Reissue Existing Nonmetallic Mineral Mining General Permit
Action 3779
General Information
Action Summary The purpose of the proposed action is to amend and reissue the VPDES general permit for wastewater discharges from nonmetallic mineral mines. The permit expires on June 30, 2014 and needs to be reissued so that nonmetallic mineral mines with point source discharges of wastewater to surface waters can continue to have general permit coverage.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required. As such, it can be submitted directly for publication and is effective upon publication.
Exempt Citation: Section 2.2-4006 A 4 8 of the Code of Virginia
RIS Project Yes  [003381]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
6295 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/10/2012.
6656 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 09/13/2013.
6845 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/01/2014.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Elleanore M. Daub 
Address: 629 East Main Street
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)698-4111    FAX: (804)698-4032    TDD: (804)698-4021