Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
Air Pollution Control Board
General Provisions [9 VAC 5 ‑ 20]
VOC Early Reduction Credit (Rev. C03)
Action 1184
General Information
Action Summary The purpose of the proposed action is to enlarge the scope of volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions control areas in order to include potential new ozone nonattainment areas. This action is being taken to implement a program established by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for areas potentially designated as nonattainment under the 8-hour ozone standard. This program enables such areas to avoid the nonattainment designation through early reduction credits.
Chapters Affected
  VAC Chapter Name Action Type
Primary 9 VAC 5-20 General Provisions Amend Existing Regulation
Other chapters
  9 VAC 5 - 40 Existing Stationary Sources
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
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
2032 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 02/12/2003.
2236 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 09/12/2003.
2571 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/24/2004.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Karen G. Sabasteanski 
Address: 1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)659-1973    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.