Department of Environmental Quality
State Water Control Board
General Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit for Pesticide Discharges [9 VAC 25 ‑ 800]
|Description||Establishes requirements for discharges to surface waters from pesticides applied directly to surface waters to control pests, and/or applied to control pests that are present in or over, including near, surface waters.|
|State Authority||Section (62.1-44.15 )10 of the Code of Virginia|
|Federal Authority||Section 402 of the Clean Water Act|
|Exempt from APA||Yes, changes to this chapter of the VA Administrative Code are exempt from the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required.|
|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 consistent procedures and requirements for the issuance of VPDES permits for the discharge from pesticides applied directly to surface waters to control pests, and/or applied to control pests that are present in or over, including near, surface waters in order to effectuate the proper and comprehensive protection of state waters.
|Name / Title:||Peter Sherman|
1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
|Telephone:||(804)698-4044 FAX: (804)698-4032 TDD: ()-|