Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
Virginia Waste Management Board
Hazardous Waste Regulations [9 VAC 20 ‑ 60]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Annual Update 2023
Action 6310
General Information
Action Summary The Virginia Hazardous Waste Management Regulations, 9VAC20-60, include citations and requirements in the form of federal regulatory text at Title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) which is incorporated by reference. This regulatory amendment, Annual Update 2023, will bring the citations up to date and incorporate the 2023 Annual edition of Title 40 of the CFR published on July 1, 2023. With this regulatory action, the Board is adopting the following EPA rules: “Conforming Changes to Canada-Specific Hazardous Waste Import-Export Recovery and Disposal Operation Codes,” which was published in the Federal Register on October 1, 2021, and which will be administered by EPA. Adopting this EPA rule was put on hold during the 2022 annual update. “Hazardous Waste Management System; Final Exclusion for Identifying and Listing Hazardous Waste” which was published in the Federal Register on July 13, 2022. “EPA Method 23—Determination of Polychlorinated Dibenzo-p-Dioxins and Polychlorinated Dibenzofurans from Stationary Sources” which was published in the Federal Register on March 20, 2023.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act, but falls within the Executive Branch and will be reviewed by the Governor's Office.
RIS Project Yes  [7626]
Is Federal action a driving factor in this regulatory change? If so, please provide a specific reference to the law, regulation or court case.
86 FR 54381, 87 FR 41604 and 88 FR 16732
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
10111 Final Governor's office review in progress.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Lisa A. Ellis  / DEQ Hazardous Waste Compliance Program Coordinator
Address: 1111 E. Main Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)912-7366    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-