Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
Virginia Waste Management Board
Solid Waste Management Regulations [9 VAC 20 ‑ 81]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Amendment to update terminology of CESQG to VSQG
Action 5212
General Information
Action Summary The amendment updates these regulations to be consistent with changes that were recently made to the Virginia Hazardous Waste Management Regulations. EPA’s Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule (GIR) was adopted, by the Board, as part of Annual Update 2017, Amendment 19 to the Virginia Hazardous Waste Management Regulations, 9VAC20-60. The GIR rule changed the term CESQG to “Very Small Quantity Generator (VSQG)”. Under this regulatory action, 9VAC20-81 and 9VAC20-130 are being revised to reflect this new term, VSQG, utilized by the federal and state hazardous waste regulations.
Chapters Affected
  VAC Chapter Name Action Type
Primary 9 VAC 20-81 Solid Waste Management Regulations Amend Existing Regulation
Other chapters
  9 VAC 20 - 130 Solid Waste Planning and Recycling Regulations Amend Existing Regulation
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required. As such, it can be submitted directly for publication and is effective upon publication.
Exempt Citation: Code of Virginia § 2.2-4006 A 4 c
RIS Project Yes  [005720]
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
8514 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/06/2019.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Melissa Porterfield 
Address: 1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)698-4238    FAX: (804)698-4319    TDD: ()-