Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
State Water Control Board
Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) General Permit Regulation for Discharges From Petroleum Contaminated Sites, Groundwater Remediation and Hydrostatic Tests [9 VAC 25 ‑ 120]
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 the Existing General Permit Regulation
General Information
Action Summary This general permit regulation establishes limitations, monitoring requirements and other special conditions for point source discharge from Petroleum Contaminated Sites, Groundwater Remediation, and Hydrostatic Tests to surface waters in order to maintain surface water quality. This regulation action is proposed in order to amend and reissue the existing general permit which expires on February 25, 2023.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act, but falls within the Executive Branch and will be reviewed by the Governor's Office.
RIS Project Yes  [006517]
Result of Prior Periodic Review Filed 5/15/2020
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
9062 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/28/2020.
9577 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 06/24/2022.
9787 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/01/2023.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Alison Thompson 
Address: 13901 Crown Ct
Woodbridge, VA 22193
Email Address:
Phone: (571)866-6083    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-