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State Water Control Board
Mandate 1419

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Sewage sludge regulations; relief from administrative requirements, adverse and unusual weather
Purpose of legislation
Requires the State Water Control Board, with the assistance of the Department of Conservation and Recreation and the Department of Health, to adopt regulations that include procedures for addressing administrative, staging, signage, and additional on-site and alternative storage site requirements when routine and on-site storage facility capacity and holding times are anticipated to be exceeded for the purpose of protecting against the release of sewage sludge into state waters and to account for increased intensity, frequency, and duration of storm events.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 209 (2024)
VAC chapters to be amended
9 vac 25 - 32 : Virginia Pollution Abatement (VPA) Permit Regulation
Associated Regulatory Actions No regulatory action has been filed.
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