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Mandate 19

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Confined Animal Feeding Operations - VPA Program
Purpose of legislation
Authorizes the State Water Control Board to promulgate regulations requiring VPDES permits for confined animal feeding operation to the extent necessary to comply with ยง 402 of the federal Clean Water Act. Larger confined animal feeding operations will be covered under Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permits as opposed to a General Virginia Pollutant Abatement permits. Amend VPA permit program regulation to exclude VPDES facilities from coverage.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 0375 (2003)
VAC chapters to be amended
9 vac 25 - 32 : Virginia Pollution Abatement (VPA) Permit Regulation
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 1649: Amendment to Conform the Regulation to Federal Regulation Amendments Concerning CAFOs
Latest Stage: no stages yet
Deadline for the regulation to become effective 4/18/2005
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