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Department of Environmental Quality
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Virginia Waste Management Board


chapter
Hazardous Waste Facility Siting Criteria [9 VAC 20 ‑ 50]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description Establishes criteria for site certification under the Hazardous Waste Facility Siting Act, prohibits construction in environmentally sensitive areas, ensure factors are assessed, etc.
State Authority Sections 10.1-1434 and 10.1-1436 of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority n/a
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation To protect public health and/or welfare with the least possible costs and intrusiveness to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.

To establish assessable criteria for the evaluation of new hazardous waste facility sites that are protective of public health, safety and welfare and the environment and do not erect an unreasonable barrier to the developer's use of the site in terms of cost, procedures or required physical features.
Meetings

Contact Information
Name / Title: Leslie A. Romanchik 
Address: 1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address: leslie.romanchik@deq.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)698-4129    FAX: (804)698-4234    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
None

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Exempt action to correct technical errors identified during periodic review
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 8/24/2016.
Amendment to Update DEQ Mailing Address for Waste Regulations
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 8/15/2012.
Immediate Final Rule 2005
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/13/2005.

Past Periodic Reviews
Optional Title Date Filed Status
3/14/2016 Retain As Is
11/28/2011 Retain As Is
7/1/2001 Retain As Is