Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
Virginia Waste Management Board
Hazardous Waste Regulations [9 VAC 20 ‑ 60]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Amendments to eliminate the hazardous waste transporter permit requirement in response to Chapter 139 of the 2014 Acts of Assembly
Action 4210
General Information
Action Summary The regulation is being modified in response to Chapter 139 of the 2014 Acts of Assembly. As of July 1, 2014, a permit will not be required to transport hazardous waste, and modifications are being made to the regulation to remove this requirement. Transporters of hazardous waste will continue to comply with federal and state regulations that address the transportation of hazardous waste. A hazardous waste transporter will continue to be required to have an EPA identification number before it may transport hazardous waste.
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: 2.2-4406 A 4 a of the Code of Virginia
RIS Project Yes  [004022]
Associated Mandates Eliminate Requirement for Hazardous Waste Transporter Permit
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
7007 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 08/27/2014.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Melissa Porterfield 
Address: 629 East Main Street
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)698-4238    FAX: (804)698-4346    TDD: (804)698-4021