Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
Virginia Waste Management Board
Hazardous Waste Regulations [9 VAC 20 ‑ 60]
Amendment 18 – Mercury-Containing Lamp Crushing
Action 3631
General Information
Action Summary The Virginia Hazardous Waste Management Regulations, 9 VAC 20-60, provide requirements for the effective management of hazardous waste in the Commonwealth, including the management of hazardous waste that has been deemed universal waste such as mercury-containing lamps. This proposed amendment is intended to revise the current management requirements and add additional criteria for mercury-containing universal waste lamps.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [003084]
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
6109 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 05/09/2012.
6368 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 01/04/2016.
7605 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/01/2017.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Debra Harris  / Policy and Planning Specialist
Address: 629 East Main Street
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)698-4209    FAX: (804)698-4346    TDD: (804)698-4021