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

General Notice
Guidance Memo Issued - Notices of Alleged Violation (NOAVs): Formats and Processes for Warning Letters and Notices of Violation
Date Posted: 10/25/2005
Expiration Date: 10/31/2005
Submitted to Registrar for publication: YES
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Guidance memorandum DE-05-001 has been issued.  This guidance provides updated formats for Warning Letters and Notices of Violation (NOVs) and the processes associated with their issuance and to that extent, it supersedes Chapter 2, Section I(A) through I(C) of the December 1, 1999 Enforcement Manual and the related attachments for Warning Letters and NOVs.  This guidance is in response to Senate Bill 1089 for Notices of Alleged Violation.  This guidance does not address the severity categories of specific violations under the various media programs, nor does this guidance address mobile sources.


The guidance memorandum has been posted to the Town Hall website and can be found at:


Contact Information
Name / Title: John Ely 
Address: 629 East Main Street
Richmond, 23240
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Telephone: (804)698-4249