Department of Environmental Quality
Virginia Waste Management Board
Solid Waste Planning and Recycling Regulations [9 VAC 20 ‑ 130]
|Description||Provides procedures and standards for establishing the boundaries of planning regions, provides a schedule of objectives for development of plans and planning goals and estblishes required contents of plans.|
|State Authority||Section 10.1-1411 of the Code of Virginia|
42 USC 6942(b) of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976
40 Code of Federal Regulations, Parts 255 and 256
|Exempt from APA||No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.|
|Text of Regulation||Link to Virginia Administrative Code|
|Goals of Regulation||
To protect public health and/or welfare with the least possible costs and intrusiveness to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.
To establish a consistent program for local governmental planning for solid waste management needs, allowing maximum felxibility for local governments to plan in a manner compatible with community goals and local traditions.
To provide a mechanism for monitoring local government efforts to reach statutory goals of solid waste recycling.
To provide a mechanism to encourage local governments to adopt environmentally sound waste management practices within their jurisdictions.
|Name / Title:||Leslie D. Beckwith|
1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
|Telephone:||(804)698-4123 FAX: (804)698-4234 TDD: ()-|