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Department of Environmental Quality
Department of Environmental Quality

General Notice
General Notices Posted - Applicable to DEQ and Air, Waste & Water Boards
Date Posted: 9/29/2008
Expiration Date: 10/29/2008
Submitted to Registrar for publication: NO
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Two Enforcement Guidance Memoranda have been revised and are listed below:

Enforcement Guidance Memorandum No. 2-2006, Revision 2, September 25, 2008 (Word).  Civil Charges and Civil Penalties in Administrative Actions.  This guidance addresses specific criteria used by the Department of Environmental Quality to calculate appropriate civil charges and civil penalties in administrative actions for the Air Program, the Waste Program, and the Water Quality and Water Resources Management Programs and supersedes Chapter 4 of the DEQ Enforcement Manual.  Revision 2 addresses discharges of oil.  Guidance documen can be found at:

Enforcement Guidance Memorandum No. 1-2005 (Revision 1).   September 25, 2008.  (.pdf)  Notices of Alleged Violation (NOAVs):  Formats and Processes for Warning Letters and Notices of Violation.  This guidance supersedes Chapter 2, Sections I (A) through I (C) of the DEQ Enforcement Manual and the related attachments for Warning Letters and NOVs.  Revision 1 includes formats and processes for Warning Letters and Notices of Violations to address discharges of oil.  Guidance document can be found at:


Contact Information
Name / Title: John Ely 
Address: 629 East Main Street
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, 23218
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