Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
Department of Environmental Quality

General Notice
Guidance Documents Posted
Date Posted: 5/7/2007
Expiration Date: 5/18/2007
Submitted to Registrar for publication: NO
No comment forum defined for this notice.

GM07-2006 – Tank Registration Database Operations:  The purpose of this guidance document is to provide staff with data entry procedures and conventions for capturing storage tank data into STORMS. It is intended to provide clear standards for handling common scenarios encountered at tank facilities (multiple owners, facility merges, etc.) to ensure consistency in the database.  This guidance document can be viewed at:


GM07-2007 - Threatened and Endangered Species Screening for VPDES Permits: The purpose of this guidance is to describe new procedures for screening VPDES applications for impacts to threatened and endangered species during the permit drafting procedure.  This guidance document can be viewed at:


Waste GM01-2007 - Post-Closure Care Termination:  This guidance provides criteria for determining whether the Post-Closure Care period should be increased, decreased, or terminated. Under the authority of §10.1-1410.2 and 9 VAC 20-80-250 F, 260 F, and 270 F, the length of the Post-Closure Care period may be decreased or increased by DEQ to complete corrective measures or to protect human health and the environment.  This guidance document can be viewed at:


Contact Information
Name / Title: Cindy Berndt  / Reg. Coordinator
Address: 629 East Main Street, P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, 23218
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)698-4378    FAX: (804)698-4346