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

General Notice
Opportunity to Comment - Civil Enforcement Manual Draft Revisions - DEADLINE FOR COMMENT EXTENDED
Date Posted: 8/22/2016
Expiration Date: 10/21/2016
Submitted to Registrar for publication: NO
No comment forum defined for this notice.

COMMENT PERIOD EXTENDED THROUGH OCTOBER 21, 2016:  The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is providing an opportunity for the public to comment on draft, revised guidance used in its enforcement program.  The draft, revised guidance addresses the procedures that DEQ staff use to resolve and prioritize alleged violations of environmental requirements and how to calculate appropriate civil charges/civil penalties in administrative enforcement actions for DEQ’s Air Stationary Source Program, Land Protection and Remediation Programs, and Water Programs.  Once final, the draft, revised guidance will supersede the current Chapters 2 through 4 of the DEQ Civil Enforcement Manual (Virginia Regulatory Town Hall ID: CEM-03, CEM-04, CEM-06, CEM-07, CEM-07A, and CEM-07BMemo. The draft text can be found at:

Contact Information
Name / Title: Lee M. Crowell 
Address: 629 East Main Street
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, 23218
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