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Department of Environmental Quality
Board
Virginia Waste Management Board


chapter
Hazardous Waste Regulations [9 VAC 20 ‑ 60]
Guidance Documents   Periodic Reviews
Chapter Information
Description Establishes requirements for the effective monitoring of the generation, transportation, treatment, storage and disposal of hazardous waste in the Commonwealth.
State Authority Section (10.1-1402 )11 of the Code of Virginia Section 10.1-1426 et seq . of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority 42 USC 6921 et seq.

40 Code of Federal Regulations, Parts 260-272
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 the public's health, safety and welfare and the environmental from harmful results of the mismanagement of hazardous waste by its generators, transporters, storers, treaters, or disposers.

To ensure that the regulations are the least intrusive or burdensome to the regulated community consistent with the federal requirements and sound practice.

To provide a sound regulatory and programmatic basis for obtaining and maintaining authorization from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to operate Virginia's hazardous waste program.

To provide for the collection of minimum fees from the applicants for a hazardous waste permit to fund the efficient, timely and effective review of an applications.
Meetings

Contact Information
Name / Title: Leslie A. Romanchik 
Address: 629 East Main Street
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address: leslie.romanchik@deq.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)698-4129    FAX: (804)698-4234    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
None

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amendment 18 – Mercury-Containing Lamp Crushing Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/1/2017.
Annual Update 2015 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/27/2016.
Annual Update 2014 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 4/8/2015.
Amendments to eliminate the hazardous waste transporter permit requirement in response to Chapter 139 of the 2014 Acts of Assembly Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 8/27/2014.
Clarification of Accumulation Area Notification Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/30/2015.
Annual Update 2013 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 3/12/2014.
Amendment to Remove Transporter Annual Report Requirement Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/4/2013.
Hazardous Waste Regulatory Update - Immediate Final Rule 2012 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 2/28/2013.
Amendment to Update DEQ Mailing Address for Waste Regulations Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 8/15/2012.
Hazardous Waste Regulatory Update - Immediate Final Rule 2011 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 2/15/2012.
Final Exempt Action - Amendment 8 of the Solid Waste Management Regulations Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 8/3/2011.
Immediate Final Rule 2008 - 2010 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 3/2/2011.
Immediate Final Rule (IFR) 2008-2009 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 3/3/2010.
Hazardous Waste Management Regulations Immediate Final Rule 2007 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 2/6/2008.
Immediate Final Rule 2006 - Amendment of the Hazardous Waste Management Regulations Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 8/23/2006.
Immediate Final Rule - Amendment 17 - Fees Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/1/2004.
Immediate Final Rule 2004 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 9/8/2004.
Immediate Final Rule 2003 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/5/2003.
Amendment 16 of the Hazardous Waste Management Regulations 9 - Fee Increases Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/1/2003.
Immediate Final Rule - Amendment 2002 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 3/26/2003.
Hazardous Waste Management Regulations Amendment 15B Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 3/13/2002.
Amendment 15A to the Hazardous Waste Management Regulations Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 3/13/2002.
Immediate Final Rule: Amendment 2001 - Hazardous Waste Management Regulations Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/21/2001.
Hazardous Waste Management Regulations - Amendment 15C Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/8/2000.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amendment 15 NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 1/27/2000 after the comment period had ended.