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2672 Process for Early Dispute Resolution of Notices of Alleged Violation and Notices of Deficiency 9/1/2005  6/12/2009 
2951 Regulatory Guidance Development 4/17/2006  6/12/2009 
4012 Division of Enforcement Case Referrals 8/20/2009  8/21/2009 
1-2011 Virginia Freedom of Information Act Compliance - Agency Policy Statement No. 1-2011 10/27/2011  11/15/2011 
1-2011 Appendix I Freedom of Information Act Compliance - Agency Policy Statement 1-2011 Appendix I 10/27/2011  11/15/2011 
1-2011 Appendix II Freedom of Information Act Compliance - Agency Policy Statement 1-2011 Appendix II 10/27/2011  11/15/2011 
CEM-01 Civil Enforcement Manual - Introduction 4/28/2009  3/23/2012 
CEM-02 Civil Enforcement Manual - Chapter 1- Enforcement Policy 4/28/2009  12/14/2012 
CEM-03 Civil Enforcement Manual - Chapter 2 - General Enforcement Procedures - Cover Memorandum 5/11/2012  5/25/2012 
CEM-04 Civil Enforcement Manual - Chapter 2 - General Enforcement Procedures 5/11/2012  5/25/2012 
CEM-05 Civil Enforcement Manual - Chapter 2A - Attachments to Chapter 2 - General Enforcement Procedures 12/2/2013  12/9/2013 
CEM-06 Civil Enforcement Manual - Chapter 3 - Priority, Timeliness and Certainty of Enforcement Actions 12/1/1999  12/14/2012 
CEM-07 Civil Enforcement Manual - Chapter 4 - Civil Charges and Civil Penalties 9/6/2012  12/14/2012 
CEM-07A Civil Enforcement Manual - Chapter 4 - Civil Charges and Penalties 9/6/2012  12/9/2013 
CEM-07B Civil Enforcement Manual - Chapter 4A-Guidelines for Assessing Civil Charges 12/2/2013  12/18/2013 
CEM-07BMemo Enforcement Manual - Chapter 4A Cover Memo 12/2/2013  12/18/2013 
CEM-08 Civil Enforcement Manual - Chapter 5 - Incentives for Identifying and Resolving Violations - Revision 2 Cover Memorandum 5/2/2012  12/14/2012 
CEM-09 Civil Enforcement Manual - Chapter 5 Continued - Incentives for Identifying and Resolving Violations - Revision 2 5/2/2012  12/14/2012 
CEM-10 Civil Enforcement Manual - Chapter 6 - Adversarial Administrative Actions 12/1/1999  12/14/2012 
CEM-11 Civil Enforcement Manual - Chapter 6 Continued - Formal Hearings 12/20/2007  12/14/2012 
CEM-12-EGMNo.1-2011 Civil Enforcement Manual - Chapter 8 - Access to Private Property for Inspections and Investigations, Denial of Access, and Obtaining Administrative Inspection Warrants 3/3/2011  12/14/2012 
BOARD: State Water Control Board
2283 Virginia Brownfield Remediation Loan Program Guidelines 5/1/2003  12/30/2003 
2284 Virginia Land Conservation Loan Program Guidelines 10/28/2003  12/30/2003 
2285 Virginia Water Quality Improvement Fund - Guidelines 11/1/2006  2/8/2007 
2286 Virginia Wastewater Revolving Loan Fund Program Design Manual 5/16/2001  12/30/2003 
2287 Procedural Guidlines for Virginia's Wastewater Revolving Loan Fund 2/1/2004  12/19/2005 
2288 Virginia Agricultural BMP Loan Program Guidelines 5/1/2005  12/19/2005 
2355 Public Comment at State Water Control Board Meetings 2/25/2004  2/26/2004 
2623 Procedure for Uncontested Termination of Ground Water Withdrawal Permits and Special Exceptions * 3/8/2005  3/9/2005 
4013 Quality Assurance Project Plan for the Alternate Water Supply Program * 3/30/2012  5/2/2012 
5094 Guidance for Citizen Nomination of State Surface Waters for Inclusion in Annual Water Quality Monitoring Plan in Accordance with Section 62.1-44.19:5F of the Code of Virginia 12/12/2012  12/12/2012 
5215 Stormwater Loan Program Guidelines * 4/14/2011  1/14/2013 
5372 Enforcement Discretion Guidance for New & Modified Gasoline Dispensing Facilities Related to Installation of Stage II Vapor Recovery Systems * 8/8/2012  11/26/2013 
5424 VWP CMR Revision Procedures * 12/9/2013  12/9/2013 
00-2003 Wetland Compensation Ratios * 2/1/2000  6/5/2003 
00-2004 The Virginia Petroleum Storage Tank Fund Reimbursement Manual, Volume I: Application Process, 3rd Edition: (For Work Authorized before March 1, 2007 * 2/8/2000  7/27/2012 
00-2006 Spiking Requirements for Metals Analysis 3/23/2000  6/5/2003 
00-2008 Notification of Acceptance for Coverage by a General Permit * 5/12/2000  6/5/2003 
00-2010 Protocol for DEQ Action in the Event Unpermitted Discharges are Identified 8/22/2000  6/5/2003 
00-2011 Guidance on Preparing VPDES Permit Limits based on Water Quality Standards for Toxics 8/24/2000  6/5/2003 
00-2011 QL Related Update to Guidance Memo 00-2011 - Amendment 4 (1-3 no longer effective)) 4/10/2003  6/5/2003 
00-2012 Toxics Management Program Implementation 8/24/2000  6/6/2003 
00-2014 Quality Assurance Project Plan for the State Lead Program * 3/30/2012  5/2/2012 
00-2015 Implementation Guidance for July 2000 Revisions to the VPDES Permit Regulation * 9/27/2000  6/5/2003 
00-2018 Implementation of the VPA General Permit Regulation for Poultry Waste Management * 11/30/2000  6/5/2003 
01-2001 Use of USGS 1980 Hydrologic Unit Map of the US to Determine Appropriate Hydrologic Unit Code for Compensatory Mitigation using Mitigation Bank Credits 1/8/2001  6/5/2003 
01-2002 Implementation Guidance for Financial Assurance Regulation * 1/10/2001  6/5/2003 
01-2003 Standard Operating Procedures for Clean Metals Sampling - Amendment 1 4/10/2003  6/5/2003 
01-2005 Interim Guidance for Spray Irrigation and Reuse of Wastewater 1/18/2001  6/5/2003 
01-2007 Implementation Guidance for Decembeer 2000 Revisions to the VPDES Permit Regulation * 3/15/2001  6/5/2003 
01-2008 Numbering of Outfalls for VPDES Permits 3/21/2001  6/5/2003 
01-2011 Monitoring Toxic Trace Metals in Surface Waters 4/16/2001  6/6/2003 
01-2012 Siting of Storm Water BMPs in Surface Waters and the Application of Temperature Standard to Impoundments 4/18/2001  6/5/2003 
01-2013 Checklists for Wastewater Laboratory Inspections 5/3/2001  6/5/2003 
01-2013 Checklists for Wastewater Laboratory Instpections - Amendment 2 5/10/2002  6/5/2003 
01-2013 Checklists for Wastewater Laboratory Inspections - Amendment #3 5/24/2004  6/7/2004 
01-2017 DEQ Staff Biosecurity Procedures and Response to Suspected and/or Confirmed Outbreak of Foot & Mouth Disease 5/21/2001  6/5/2003 
01-2020 Implementation of Amendments to the VPDES Permit Regulation and General VPDES Permit for Domestic Sewage Discharges of Less Than or Equal to 1,000 GPD - Local Government Ordinance Form * 7/17/2001  6/5/2003 
01-2021 Virginia Department of Transportation Interagency Transfer Process for Permit Application Fees 7/26/2001  6/5/2003 
01-2024D Storage Tank Program Technical Manual, Fourth Edition * 5/10/2011  7/27/2012 
01-2024D Appendices Storage Tank Program Technical Manual, Fourth Edition - Appendices * 5/10/2011  7/27/2012 
01-2025 Petroleum Storage Tank Compliance Manual 10/12/2001  7/27/2012 
02-2001 Confined Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) Inspection Checklist * 1/23/2002  6/6/2003 
02-2002 Fish Kill Guidance Manual Second Edition 3/4/2002  6/6/2003 
02-2008 Authorization of Remediation Equipment for Reimbursement Using Lease Versus Purchase Analysis 5/23/2002  6/6/2003 
02-2010 Water Compliance Auditing Manual 7/3/2002  6/6/2003 
02-2012 Determination of Service Areas for Compensatory Mitigation Banks * 7/12/2002  6/6/2003 
02-2013 Evaluation of Vapor Monitoring Data for Petroleum Storage Tank Release Detection 7/17/2002  6/6/2003 
02-2016 Issuance of Virginia Water Protection Permits for Surface Water Impacts in Potomac River * 8/7/2002  1/6/2014 
02-2019 The Virginia Petroleum Storage Tank Fund Reimbursement Guidance Manual, Volume II: UCR Schedules, 5th Edition (For Work Authorized before March 1, 2007) * 11/4/2002  12/21/2009 
03-2001 Reporting Operator Misconduct or Convictions 1/7/2003  6/6/2003 
03-2007 Implementation of bacteria standards in VPDES Permits 3/27/2003  6/6/2003 
90-011 Interpretation of Nutrient Policy * 4/20/1990  6/4/2003 
90-016 Use of State Model by Consultants 7/2/1990  6/4/2003 
91-004 Permits/Certificates Approved at Board Meetings 2/1/1991  6/4/2003 
91-006 Purchase of Sample Containers 2/20/1991  6/6/2003 
91-007 Sample Volumes for Nonmetals Lab 2/20/1991  6/6/2003 
91-020 Modifications to September 8, 1989 Guidance Memo VPDES Permitting Strategy for Discharges Resulting from UST Remediation Projects and Similar Projects 10/1/1991  7/27/2012 
91-028 Procedure for Assigning Numbers to Permits 12/10/1991  6/4/2003 
92-006 Authorization to Issue Certifications for Tax Exemptions 3/9/1992  6/4/2003 
92-006 Authorization to Issue Certifications for Tax Exemptions for Underground Storage Tanks - Addendum #5 11/4/1996  6/6/2003 
92-006 Authorization to Issue Certifications for Tax Exemptions of Water Reclamation and Reuse Equipment and Facilities - Addendum No. 6 * 4/22/2009  4/22/2009 
92-006 Authorization to Issue Certifications for Tax Exemptions for Aboveground Storage Tanks - Addendum No. 4 * 8/22/1994  12/19/2013 
92-013 Reporting of BOD5 Results for VPDES Monitoring 4/21/1992  6/4/2003 
92-016 Virginia Pollution Abatement (VPA) Permit Manual 6/1/1992  6/4/2003 
92-018 Virginia Pollution Abatement (VPA) Permit Program 8/28/1992  6/4/2003 
93-008 DEQ Water Division Water Purification Systems Contaminants 4/20/1993  6/4/2003 
93-026 Permitting Strategy for Wood Preserving Operations 10/11/1994  12/22/2010 
93-026 Amd 1 Permitting Strategy for Wood Preserving Operations Amendment 1 10/11/1994  12/22/2010 
94-003 Classification of Effluent/Water Quality Limiting Segments and Relationship with Antidegradation Tiers 3/22/1994  6/4/2003 
94-012 Calcium Carbonate Equivalence Testing Requirements 10/20/1994  6/4/2003 
94-014 Implementation of the VPA General Permit for Confined Animal Feeding Operations 11/16/1994  6/4/2003 
94-017 VPA Farm Fertilizer and Chemical Dealerships 12/22/1994  6/4/2003 
95-002 VPA Land Application of Water Treatment Plant Residuals 1/19/1995  6/4/2003 
95-005 Local Government Ordinance Forms (CAFO) 6/20/1995  1/10/2011 
95-006 Updated Technical Criteria for VPA Industrial Land Application Program 9/28/1995  6/4/2003 
95-008 General Permits 11/3/1995  6/4/2003 
95-010 VPA Permit Application Forms Revision 11/6/1995  6/4/2003 
96-001 Storm Water Permitting 3/15/1996  6/5/2003 
96-002 OandG/TPH Limites for Certain Effluents 4/9/1996  6/5/2003 
96-009 Obtaining Dissolved Metals Data 11/19/1996  6/5/2003 
96-009 Obtaining Dissolved Metals Data - Amendment 1 12/2/1996  6/5/2003 
96-009 Obtaining Dissolved Metals Data - Amendment 2 4/10/2003  6/5/2003 
97-2006 Revised Local Government Ordinance Form 11/24/1997  1/10/2011 
98-2005 Reduced Monitoring 5/4/1998  6/5/2003 
98-2010 VPDES Permit and VPA Permit Ground Water Monitoring Plans * 9/30/1998  6/5/2003 
98-2011 Inspection Checklists for Analyses of Mercury by Cold Vapor and Metals 11/4/1998  6/5/2003 
99-2003 Use of Method 1664 for Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons (TPH) Determination in VPDES Permits 2/26/1999  6/5/2003 
DCR-CBLAB-001 Letter to Delegate John G. Dicks, III * 10/19/1989  12/6/2013 
DCR-CBLAB-002 Letter to Prince William County Attorney Sharon E. Pandek * 9/10/1990  12/6/2013 
DCR-CBLAB-003 Opinion from the OAG re Grandfathering * 6/28/1991  12/6/2013 
DCR-CBLAB-004 Opinion from the Office of the Attorney General regarding takings * 7/2/1991  12/6/2013 
DCR-CBLAB-005 Opinion for the Office of the Attorney General regarding the authority of the Board to institute legal action * 11/26/2001  12/6/2013 
DCR-CBLAB-006 Opinion for the Office of the Attorney General regarding the Equal Protection Clause of the US Constitution * 10/30/2002  12/6/2013 
DCR-CBLAB-009 Board Guidance Document regarding Delineation of the RPA * 2/1/1992  12/6/2013 
DCR-CBLAB-011 Board's Checklist used to evaluate the consistency of locally adopted, Phase I, program ordinances * 1/2/1991  12/6/2013 
DCR-CBLAB-012 Board's Checklist used to evaluate the consistency of Phase II comprehensive plans * 1/10/1992  12/6/2013 
DCR-CBLAB-013 Board Guidance Document: Resource Protection Area - Onsite Buffer Area Delineation 9-16-02 * 6/15/2009  12/6/2013 
DCR-CBLAB-014 Board Guidance Document: Resource Protection Area - Buffer Area Encroachments 9-16-02 * 6/15/2009  12/6/2013 
DCR-CBLAB-015 Board Guidance Document: Stormwater Management Requirements 9-16-02 * 9/16/2002  12/6/2013 
DCR-CBLAB-016 Board Guidance Document: Silvicultural Operations, 9 VAC 10-20-120.10 * 9/16/2002  12/6/2013 
DCR-CBLAB-017 Board Guidance Document: Exceptions, 9 VAC 10-20-150.C * 6/15/2009  12/6/2013 
DCR-CBLAB-018 Board Guidance Document: Nonconforming Structures and Uses * 9/16/2002  12/6/2013 
DCR-CBLAB-019 Board Guidance Document: Determination of Water Bodies with Perennial Flow * 6/21/2010  12/6/2013 
DCR-CBLAB-020 Board Guidance Document: Resource Protection Areas: Permitted Development Activities * 6/21/2010  12/6/2013 
DCR-CBLAB-021 Board Guidance Document: Administrative Procedures for the Designation and Refinement of Chesapeake Bay Preservation Boundaries * 12/6/2013  12/6/2013 
DCR-CBLAB-022 Riparian Bufers Modifiation & Mitigation Guidance Manual * 9/15/2003  12/6/2013 
DCR-CBLAB-024 Letter, Henrico County regarding placing fences in the RPA * 3/3/2000  12/6/2013 
DCR-CBLAB-025 Letter, Hanover County regarding placing fences in the RPA * 4/20/2000  12/6/2013 
DCR-CBLAB-069 Letter to all Tidewater Administrators, Mayors and Town and City Managers * 4/14/2004  12/6/2013 
DCR-CBLAB-085 Procedural Policies for Local Program Review * 6/16/2008  12/6/2013 
DCR-CBLAB-086 Resource Protection Areas: Nontidal Wetlands * 12/10/2007  12/6/2013 
DCR-CBLAB-087 Approved Compliance Evaluation Review Elements * 6/21/2010  12/6/2013 
DCR-VSWCB-011 Virginia Stormwater Management Handbook * 9/1/1999  1/28/2014 
DCR-VSWCB-013 Virginia Erosion and Sediment Control Handbook, Third Edition * 12/14/2011  12/9/2013 
DCR-VSWCB-024 Guidance Document on Virginia Stormwater Management Program Site Inspection Strategies * 3/7/2011  12/9/2013 
DCR-VSWCB-026 Guidance Document on Utilization of Nonpoint Nutrient Offsets * 11/14/2011  12/9/2013 
DCR-VSWCB-028 Guidance Document on the Implementation of the Virginia Stormwater Management Regulations Grandfathering Provision * 5/15/2012  12/9/2013 
DCR-VSWCB-029 Activities Constituting Substantive Progress Towards Local Development of a Virginia Stormwater Management Program * 12/13/2012  12/9/2013 
DCR-VSWCB-030 Stormwater Management Model Ordinance * 12/13/2012  12/9/2013 
DLPR GM 05-2011 Underground Storage Tank (UST) Secondary Containment Guidance * 5/19/2011  7/27/2012 
DLPR GM2011-11 Underground Storage Tank (UST) Operator Training * 7/27/2012  7/27/2012 
GM00-2016 Chain of Custody Policy and Procedures - Amendment 1 3/14/2006  12/20/2011 
GM01-2013 Checklists for Wastewater Laboratory Inspections - Amendment 4A 10/5/2005  10/12/2005 
GM01-2013 Checklists for Wastewater Laboratory Inspections - Amendment #5 * 5/4/2006  5/15/2006 
GM01-2013 Checklists for Wastewater Laboratory Inspections - Amendment #6 * 8/30/2006  9/12/2006 
GM01-2013 Checklists for Wastewater Laboratory Inspections 11/1/2001  12/17/2007 
GM01-2013 Checklist for Wastewater Laboratory - Amendment #7 1/14/2008  1/24/2008 
GM01-2024 Clarification of Statistical Inventory Reconciliation Release Detection Guidance for Underground Storage Tanks - Amendment 1 * 7/26/2005  7/27/2012 
GM02-2010 Water Compliance Auditing Manual Amendment 2- Revisions to Section I “Spills”, Section J “Inspection” and Appendix I “Point Assessment Criteria” 7/29/2009  8/14/2009 
GM02-2010 Amd 3 Compliance Auditing Manual Revisions – Section I A “VPDES - DMRs Processing Procedures” * 11/18/2010  11/18/2010 
GM03-2003 Interpretation for Water Monitoring of GM00-2016 - Chain of Custody Policy and Procedures - Amendment 1 3/14/2006  3/20/2006 
GM03-2012 HSPF Model Calibration and Verification for Bacteria TMDLs 9/3/2003  12/17/2007 
GM03-2013 Method for Calculating E. Coli TMDLs based on Fecal Colifiorm Monitoring 3/3/2003  9/8/2003 
GM03-2014 Reporting of Data Generated During Approved Training Programs 9/10/2003  9/15/2003 
GM03-2015 Method for Representing WLAs in Bacteria TMDLs 11/25/2003  12/2/2003 
GM04-2003 Certification of Operator Requirements 1/20/2004  1/23/2004 
GM04-2005 Water Quality Monitoring Consolidated Guidance Memorandum - Amendment #2 3/26/2007  4/2/2007 
GM04-2007 Avoidance and Minimization of Impacts to Surface Waters * 2/6/2004  2/20/2004 
GM04-2009 Guidance on Wetlands Created During Mining Operations * 2/24/2004  2/24/2004 
GM04-2010 Public Participation Procedures for Water Quality Management Planning * 5/12/2004  5/14/2004 
GM04-2012 Coordination of Water Permit Programs with the Dept. of Health 5/25/2004  6/7/2004 
GM04-2014 Procedures-Project Evaluation & Processing of Plans & Specs for Sewage Collection Systems and Treatment Works * 6/23/2004  7/2/2004 
GM04-2015 Local Review Program * 6/24/2004  7/2/2004 
GM04-2018 Requirements for VWPP to Impact Wetlands within Storm Water Best Management Practices * 9/27/2004  9/30/2004 
GM04-2021 Guidance for Exceptional State Waters Designations in Antidegradation Policy Section of WQS Regulation * 11/15/2004  11/29/2004 
GM04-2023 2004 Joint Permit Application Form for Virginia Water Protection Permits * 12/10/2004  12/16/2004 
GM05-2001 Final 316(b) Phase II Rule Implementation * 1/25/2005  1/27/2005 
GM05-2003 Revisions to the Virginia Water Protection Permit General Permits * 1/26/2005  3/4/2005 
GM05--2005 Procedures-Closure or abandonment of Lagoon or Sewage Treatment Works * 4/14/2005  4/15/2005 
GM05-2006 Virginia Petroleum Storage Tank Fund Third Party Disbursement Guidelines * 4/15/2005  7/27/2012 
GM05-2007 Pollution Response Program (PREP) Manual 4/15/2005  4/18/2005 
GM05-2008 Determining Eligibility and Issuance of the VPA General Permit Regulation for Animal Feeding Operations * 5/17/2005  5/23/2005 
GM05-2011 TMDL Modifications in Response to New or Expanding Discharges 7/26/2005  7/29/2005 
GM05-2012 Coordination of Permitting Requirements for Wetlands and the Siting of Solid Waste Landfills * 8/22/2005  9/2/2005 
GM05-2013 Duty to Apply for VPDES CAFO Permit in Lieu of 2005 U.S. 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals Decision 10/6/2005  10/12/2005 
GM05-2014 Modifications to the VPA General Permit Regulation for Poultry Waste Management * 11/7/2005  11/9/2005 
GM05-2015 EPA Brownfields Grant Eligibility Review for Petroleum Contaminated Sites 11/29/2005  12/1/2005 
GM05-2016 Lender Liability Exemption Guidelines * 11/29/2005  12/1/2005 
GM06-2004 Geographical Information System (GIS) Data Plotting Procedure * 5/12/2006  5/17/2006 
GM06-2005 Biosecurity Procedures for Poultry Farm Visits 5/24/2006  6/2/2006 
GM06-2006 Guidelines for Underground Storage Tank Cathodic Protection Evaluation * 5/26/2006  6/2/2006 
GM06-2007 Definition of Aboveground Storage Tanks for the Purpose of Eligibility for Va. Petroleum Storage Tank Reimbursement 6/13/2006  6/15/2006 
GM06-2008 Local Government Certification for New VPDES Permitted Landfills * 6/29/2006  6/29/2006 
GM06-2009 Review and Approval of Operation and Maintenance Manuals for Municipal Sewage Treatment Works * 7/5/2006  7/5/2006 
GM06-2010 Guidelines for DEQ Review and Approval of Biological Monitoring QAPPs Submitted by Non-DEQ Sources 8/28/2006  9/19/2006 
GM06-2011 Water Permit Fee Program Procedures 8/1/2006  8/8/2006 
GM06-2012-Amd #1 Review Procedures for WQIF Grant Applications and Agreement Negotiations 12/10/2007  12/13/2007 
GM06-2014 Revisions to the Virginia Water Protection General Permits 9 VAC25-660, 9VAC25- 670, 9VAC25-680, 9 VAC 25-690 (Effective August 1, 2006) * 10/25/2006  10/27/2006 
GM06-2015 VWP Permit Program Staff Manual * 10/31/2006  11/2/2006 
GM06-2016 Significant Figures for Discharge Monitoring Reports 11/2/2006  11/6/2006 
GM06-2016 Significant Figures for Discharge Monitoring Reports - Amendment #1 * 11/16/2006  11/21/2006 
GM07-2001 Virginia Petroleum Storage Tank Fund Reimbursement Guidance Manual, Volume III, Application Process: For Work Authorized On Or After March 1, 2007 * 2/23/2007  7/27/2012 
GM07-2002 The Virginia Petroleum Storage Tank Fund Reimbursement Guidance Manual, Volume IV, 007 UCR Schedules: For Work Authorized On Or After March 1, 2007; * 2/23/2007  3/14/2007 
GM07-2003 The Virginia Petroleum Storage Tank Fund Reimbursement Guidance Manual, Volume V, Reconsideration Procedures Applicable to initial Reimbursement Decisions issued after March 1, 2007 * 2/23/2007  7/27/2012 
GM07-2006 TANK REGISTRATION DATABASE OPERATIONS * 4/18/2007  4/24/2007 
GM07-2007 Threatened and Endangered Species Screening for VPDES Permits * 5/2/2007  5/8/2007 
GM07-2008 Permitting Considerations for Facilities in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed - Amendment 2 * 10/23/2007  10/29/2007 
GM07-2008 Permitting Considerations for Facilities in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed, Addendum No. 1 to Amendment No. 2 * 4/9/2009  4/14/2009 
GM07-2009 VPDES Permit Applications for Discharges in Shellfish Growing Areas * 6/15/2007  6/22/2007 
GM07-2011 Issuing a Certificate to Construct from a Final Engineering Report * 7/30/2007  8/2/2007 
GM07-2012 Assigning Operator License Classes * 10/10/2007  10/29/2007 
GM07-2013 CEDS DMR Data Entry Rules * 10/25/2007  10/29/2007 
GM08-2001 Processing of Priority Permits, Administrative Continuance of Expired Permits and Permitting * 1/24/2008  1/24/2008 
GM08-2002 Surface Water Impacts at Solid Waste Landfills * 2/22/2008  2/25/2008 
GM08-2003 Procedure for Designation of Vessel No Discharge Zones * 2/28/2008  2/28/2008 
GM08-2004 Regulation of Ditches under the Virginia Water Protection Permit Program * 5/13/2008  6/2/2008 
GM08-2007 Issuance of Biosolids Use Permits under the Virginia Pollution Abatement Permit System * 5/13/2008  6/2/2008 
GM08-2008 Investigating and Coordinating Complaints Related to Discharges of Sediment from Construction Sites 6/9/2008  6/29/2008 
GM08-2009 Use of Preservation for Compensatory Mitigation in VWP Permits * 6/9/2008  7/1/2008 
GM08-2011 Permitting Dam Maintenance Activities in Surface Waters * 7/30/2008  8/1/2008 
GM08-2012 Farm Pond or Impoundment and Stock Pond or Impoundment Exemption from Virginia Water Protection Program Requirements * 10/1/2008  10/2/2008 
GM09-2001 TMDL Guidance for Monitoring of Point Sources for TMDL Development using Low-level PCB Method 1668 (Amendment 1) 11/1/2011  11/18/2011 
GM09-2001 Guidance for monitoring of point sources for TMDL development using low-level PCB method 1668 3/6/2009  12/18/2012 
GM09-2002 DEQ Field Measurements, Sampling and Evaluation of Data 2/27/2009  3/4/2009 
GM09-2004 Applying Compensatory Mitigation Preferences Provided in the EPA Mitigation Rule to Virginia Water Protection Permitting * 3/19/2009  4/14/2009 
GM09-2005 Monitoring and Assessment of Lakes and Reservoirs 4/23/2009  4/28/2009 
GM09-2007 Implementation Guidance for Reissuance of the General VPDES Permit for Nonmetallic Mineral Mining Facilities VAG84 * 7/29/2009  7/29/2009 
GM09-2008 Implementation Guidance for Reissuance of the General VPDES Permit for Storm Water Discharges Associated With Industrial Activity, VAR05 * 7/29/2009  7/29/2009 
GM09-2009 Resolving Unpermitted Impacts to Surface Waters with Enforcement Actions * 7/28/2009  8/14/2009 
GM09-2011 Conducting an Alternatives Analysis per the Requiremetns of 9VAC25-260-275 Protection of Eastern Shore Waters for Clams and Oysters * 8/18/2009  8/21/2009 
GM09-2012 Applying the Freedom of Information Act Exemption of Location Information to DEQ Water Division Permit Files - Amendment No. 1 11/23/2009  12/7/2009 
GM10-2001 Implementation Guidance for the Water Reclamation and Reuse Regulation, 9VAC25-740-10 et seq. * 1/13/2010  1/18/2010 
GM10-2002 Virginia Water Protection Permit Program Noncompliance Determination and Enforcement Referral Guidance 1/22/2010  1/27/2010 
GM10-2004 (Rev-1) Implementation of Extended Buffers, Coordination of Health Complaints and Waiving of Buffers at Biosolids Land Application Sites * 1/5/2011  1/20/2011 
GM10-2005 Guidance Memorandum No. 10-2005 - DEQ Policy for Areas and Activities Given the “Manipulated Wetland” Label by the Natural Resource Conservation Service * 9/30/2010  9/30/2010 
GM11-2001 Review and Coordination with other State Agencies for Threatened and Endangered Species for Biosolids Permitting * 1/25/2011  1/26/2011 
GM11-2002 Assessing points for violations of Chesapeake Bay annual load and concentration limitations for Total Nitrogen and Total Phosphorus 1/26/2011  1/28/2011 
GM11-2003 Implementation of the 2011 Reissuance of the VPDES General Permit Regulation for Seafood Processing Facilities - VAG52 * 2/4/2011  2/10/2011 
GM11-2004 Amendments to the Virginia Water Protection Permit Program Regulation 9 VAC 25-210 (Effective July 25, 2007) Regarding Surface Water Withdrawal Permitting * 3/17/2011  3/24/2011 
GM11-2005 Revised Local Government, Riparian Property Owner, Adjacent Property Owner or Resident, and General Public Notification Procedures for VPDES, VPA and VWP Permit Applications and Draft Permits * 3/18/2011  3/24/2011 
GM11-2006 Managing Frozen Ground for Biosolids Land Application * 3/18/2011  3/24/2011 
GM11-2007 2012 Water Quality Assessment Guidance Manual * 6/7/2011  6/9/2011 
GM11-2008 Implementation Guidance for Reissuance of the VPDES General Permit for Domestic Sewage Discharges of Less Than or Equal to 1,000 Gallons Per Day * 6/15/2011  6/16/2011 
GM11-2009 Implementation of the 2011 Issuance of the VPDES General Permit Regulation for Discharges Resulting from the Application of Pesticides to Surface Waters VAG87 * 10/26/2011  10/27/2011 
GM11-2010 Process for Determination of Noncompliance with the General VPDES Permit for Storm Water Discharges Associated with Industrial Activity, VAR05 * 12/5/2011  12/6/2011 
GM12-2001 Determining Compliance with the use of VELAP Laboratory for VPDES and VPA Reporting 4/20/2012  5/3/2012 
GM12-2002 Implementation of the Reissued VPDES General Permit for Vehicle Wash Facilities and Laundry Facilities * 9/24/2012  9/24/2012 
GM12-2003 Landowner Agreements for Biosolids Land Application * 9/24/2012  9/24/2012 
GM13-2001 Implementation Guidance for the Reissuance of the General VPDES Permit Regulation for Discharges From Petroleum Contaminated Sites, Groundwater Remediation and Hydrostatic Tests, 9VAC25-120 * 2/27/2013  3/12/2013 
GM13-2002 Implementation Guidance for the Reissuance of the General VPDES Permit for Noncontact Cooling Water Discharges of 50,000 GPD or Less, 9VAC25-196 * 2/27/2013  3/12/2013 
GM13-2003 Guidance for Calibration Verification of On-Line Analyzers Used to Monitor Reclaimed Water * 2/10/2014  2/12/2014 
GM13-2004 Implementation Guidance for Reissuance of the General VPDES Permit for Concrete Products Facilities VAG11 * 8/12/2013  8/15/2013 
GM13-2005 Implementation Guidance for Reissuance of the General VPDES Permit for Potable Water Treatment Plants VAG64 * 10/31/2013  11/4/2013 
GM14-2001 Modifying VPA Biosolids Permits and Terminating VDH-BUR Permits After the Adoption of 2013 Regulatory Amendments * 2/10/2014  2/12/2014 
GM14-2002 Implementation Guidance for the 2009 General Permit for Discharges of Stormwater from Construction Activities, 9VAC25-880 * 3/7/2014  3/13/2014 
GM14-2003 March 2014 VPDES Permit Manual Revisions * 3/27/2014  3/31/2014 
GM14-2004 Procedures for Reviewing and Deriving Total PCB Concentrations from Samples Analyzed Using Low-Level PCB Method 1668 to be Used in the Development and Implementation of TMDLs 4/4/2014  4/7/2014 
GM99-2006 Storage Tank Program Quality Management Plan - Amendment 2 * 7/27/2011  9/20/2011 
GMWRD06-100 Ground Water Withdrawal Permit Procedures Manual * 5/25/2006  1/31/2008 
LPR-SRR-01-2012 Risk Based Inspection Strategy for USTs * 2/1/2013  2/20/2013 
LPR-SRR-01-2013 Provision of Alternate Water Supplies to Operators of Petroleum-Impacted Water Supplies * 6/13/2013  6/20/2013 
LPR-SRR-02-2012 Tank Ownership and Responsible Person Identification Changes * 10/2/2012  11/26/2013 
LPR-SRR-03-2012 Case Closure Evaluation of Sites with Free Product * 12/28/2012  1/14/2013 
LPR-SW-03-2012 Implementation of VELAP Certification * 3/27/2012  3/27/2012 
LPR-UST-01-2010A Delivery Prohibition and the Compliance Process in the UST Program * 5/17/2011  7/27/2012 
LPR-WS-2013-01 Incorporation of Water Supply Planning in VWP Permit Decisions for Surface Water Withdrawals * 10/8/2013  11/26/2013 
WQS-1 Water Quality Standards Interpretation - New Standards (1992) * 2/24/1992  11/24/2003 
WQS-2 Water Quality Standards Interpretation of Biologically Based Flows, Low Flow Application and Mixing Zones * 11/2/1992  11/24/2003 
WQS-3 Water Quality Standards Interpretation of Fecal Coliform Bacteria and Mixing Zones * 4/20/1993  11/24/2003 
WQS-5 Guidance on Application of Public Water Supply * 11/2/1994  12/18/2012 
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