Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
State Water Control Board
Certification of Nonpoint Source Nutrient Credits (formerly 4VAC50-80) [9 VAC 25 ‑ 900]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Revisions to CH 900 in response to SB 187 (2022 GA session)
Action 6002
General Information
Action Summary This regulation is required to conform the existing regulation to changes directed by Chapter 526 of the 2022 Acts of Assembly (SB 187) NOTE: Chapter 526 of the 2022 Acts of Assembly includes an enactment clause that delays the effective date of the act until 30 days after the Department of Environmental Quality issues guidance regarding the implementation of the act.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act, but falls within the Executive Branch and will be reviewed by the Governor's Office.
RIS Project Yes  [7325]
Associated Mandates Nutrient credits; DEQ to accelerate release of credits generated by stream restoration project
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
9693 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/06/2023.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Derick Winn 
Address: 1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)965-4875    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-