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Department of Environmental Quality
Department of Environmental Quality
Small Solar Renewable Energy Projects Permit Regulation [9 VAC 15 ‑ 60]
2019 Amendments Solar PBR
Action 5216 / Stage 8923
Proposed Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 3/10/2021  8:55 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 3/27/2020   (modified 2/16/2021)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 4/2/2020    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 5/22/2020    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 2/16/2021    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 1/30/2021   

Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 3/27/2020
Review Completed: 4/2/2020
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 4/7/2020
Review Completed: 5/22/2020
Secretary Review Secretary of Natural and Historic Resources Review Completed: 10/27/2020
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 1/30/2021
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 2/16/2021
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 3/15/2021    Volume: 37  Issue: 15
Comment Period Ended 5/14/2021
Contact Information
Name / Title: Susan Tripp 
Address: 1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)664-3470    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-
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Action 5216:
2019 Amendments Solar PBR
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (8519) Stage complete. Comment period ended 06/26/2019.
Proposed   (8923) Stage complete. Comment period ended 05/14/2021.
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