Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
State Water Control Board
Certification of Nonpoint Source Nutrient Credits (formerly 4VAC50-80) [9 VAC 25 ‑ 900]
Promulgate new Nutrient Trading Certification Regulations
Action 3760 / Stage 8001
Revised Proposed Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 4/9/2019  12:24 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 7/26/2017   (modified 3/21/2019)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 7/27/2017    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 8/18/2017    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 3/21/2019    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 3/8/2019   

Revised Proposed A previous PROPOSED stage was published on 12/29/2014  
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 7/26/2017
Review Completed: 7/27/2017
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 7/31/2017
Review Completed: 8/18/2017
Secretary Review Secretary of Natural and Historic Resources Review Completed: 10/30/2018
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 3/8/2019
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 3/22/2019
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 4/15/2019    Volume: 35  Issue: 17
Comment Period Ended 5/30/2019
Contact Information
Name / Title: Debra Harris 
Address: 1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)698-4209    FAX: (804)698-4346    TDD: ()-


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Action 3760:
Promulgate new Nutrient Trading Certification Regulations
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (6273) Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/10/2012.
Proposed   (6556) Stage complete. Comment period ended 03/16/2015.
Revised Proposed   (8001) Stage complete. Comment period ended 05/30/2019.
Final   (8871) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/01/2020.
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