Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Energy
Department of Energy
Public Participation Guidelines [4 VAC 25 ‑ 11]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description This regulation governs how the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy, the Board of Coal Mining Examiners, the Board of Mineral Mining Examiners and the Virginia Gas and Oil Board will: (i) respond to petitions for rulemaking; (ii) maintain a regulatory mailing list; (iii) notify and include interested persons in the regulatory development process; and (iv) comply with the requirements for adopting regulations in the Administrative Process Act.
State Authority 2.2-4007.02
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation None entered

Contact Information
Name / Title: Michael Skiffington  / Regulatory Coordinator
Address: Department of Energy
1100 Bank Street, 8th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219-3402
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)692-3212    FAX: (804)692-3237    TDD: (800)828-1120
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Regulatory action to reflect agency name change and recodification of Title 45.1 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/31/2022.

Periodic Reviews
Last Activity Status
7/30/2020 Agency Completed Retain As Is
9/8/2015 Agency Completed Retain As Is