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Department of Environmental Quality
State Water Control Board
Water Quality Standards [9 VAC 25 ‑ 260]
Triennial Review-See 7/24/2017 & for 9VAC25-260-460-See 2/19/2018 Register for ...
Action 4017 / Stage 7442
Final Stage  
red ball Final Text 8/11/2016  9:39 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 1/27/2016    
pdf Attorney General Certification 1/27/2016    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 8/1/2016   

Changes to Text Changes have been made to the text since the proposed stage was last published in the Register.
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 1/27/2016
Review Completed: 1/27/2016
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 2/1/2016
Review Completed: 2/12/2016
Secretary Review Secretary of Natural and Historic Resources Review Completed: 2/25/2016
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 8/1/2016
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 8/1/2016
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 8/22/2016    Volume: 32  Issue: 26
Comment Period Ended 9/21/2016
Effective Date 6/27/2017
Contact Information
Name / Title: David Whitehurst 
Address: 1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)774-9180    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this chapter.


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Action 4017:
Triennial Review-See 7/24/2017 & for 9VAC25-260-460-See 2/19/2018 Register for Effective Date Notices
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (6653) Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/11/2013.
Proposed   (6925) Stage complete. Comment period ended 08/28/2015.
Final   (7442) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 06/27/2017.
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