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Department of Environmental Quality
Department of Environmental Quality
Small Renewable Offshore Wind Energy Projects Permit Regulation (Requirements Incorporated into 9VAC15-40) [9 VAC 15 ‑ 50]    (Withdrawn)
Small Offshore Wind Renewable Energy Projects Permit Regulation
Action 3247
[Withdrawn 9/28/2023]
General Information
Action Summary This regulatory action will establish a permit by rule for small offshore wind renewable energy projects including whether offshore and coastal wind projects are likely to have a significant adverse impact on natural resources; and, if so, then how the Department might address potential environmental impacts, mitigation plans, facility site planning, public participation, permit fees, inter-agency consultations, compliance, enforcement, and other topics that may be brought up during the public comment period.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [002505]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
5469 NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 09/28/2023 after the comment period had ended.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Mary E. Major 
Address: 1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)698-4423    FAX: (804)698-4178    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.