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Department of Environmental Quality
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State Water Control Board
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General Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) Watershed Permit Regulation for Total Nitrogen and Total Phosphorus Discharges and Nutrient Trading in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed in Virginia [9 VAC 25 ‑ 820]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Action:
Amend and Reissue the General Permit (9VAC25-820)
 
General Information
Action Summary This rulemaking is proposed in order to amend and reissue the existing general permit which expires on December 31, 2016. The general permit governs facilities holding individual VPDES permits that discharge or propose to discharge total nitrogen or total phosphorus to the Chesapeake Bay or its tributaries. The facilities are authorized to discharge to surface waters and exchange credits for total nitrogen and/ or total phosphorus. In addition, a periodic/small business impact review of this regulation will be conducted as part of this regulatory action. Please see the Agency Background Document located at www.townhall.virginia.gov for the specific details on the conduct of the review.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this chapter of the VA Administrative Code is exempt from the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required.
RIS Project Yes  [004273]
Associated Mandates Acquisition of Nutrient Offset Credits
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
7154 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 3/25/2015.
7348 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 2/12/2016.
7803 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 2/8/2017.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Allan Brockenbrough 
Address: 629 East Main Street
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address: allan.brockenbrough@deq.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)698-4147    FAX: (804)698-4032    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.