Department of Environmental Quality
Virginia Waste Management Board
Hazardous Waste Regulations [9 VAC 20 ‑ 60]
|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|
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||See all meetings (5) relating to this chapter.|
|Name / Title:||Leslie A. Romanchik|
1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
|Telephone:||(804)698-4129 FAX: (804)698-4234 TDD: ()-|