Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
Virginia Waste Management Board
Hazardous Waste Regulations [9 VAC 20 ‑ 60]
Amendment 18 – Mercury-Containing Lamp Crushing
General Information
Action Summary The Virginia Hazardous Waste Management Regulations, 9 VAC 20-60, provide requirements for the effective management of hazardous waste in the Commonwealth, including the management of hazardous waste that has been deemed universal waste such as mercury-containing lamps. This proposed amendment is intended to revise the current management requirements and add additional criteria for mercury-containing universal waste lamps.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
RIS Project Yes  [003084]
Periodic Review Requirement No, this action will not satisfy the requirement that an entire regulation be reviewed every 4 years.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
6109 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 5/9/2012.
6368 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 1/4/2016.
7605 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/1/2017.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Debra Harris  / Policy and Planning Specialist
Address: 629 East Main Street
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)698-4209    FAX: (804)698-4346    TDD: (804)698-4021