Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
Air Pollution Control Board
Air Pollution Episode Prevention [9 VAC 5 ‑ 70]
Review 2171
Periodic Review of this Chapter
Includes a Small Business Impact Review
Date Filed: 7/12/2022
Notice of Periodic Review
The purpose of this review is to determine whether this regulation should be repealed, amended, or retained in its current form. Public comment is sought on the review of any issue relating to this regulation, including whether the regulation (i) is necessary for the protection of public health, safety, and welfare or for the economical performance of important governmental functions; (ii) minimizes the economic impact on small businesses in a manner consistent with the stated objectives of applicable law; and (iii) is clearly written and easily understandable.

In order for you to receive a response to your comment, your contact information (preferably an email address or, alternatively, a U.S. mailing address) must accompany your comment. Following the close of the public comment period, a report of both reviews will be posted on the Town Hall and a report of the small business impact review will be published in the Virginia Register of Regulations.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Rachael Harrell  / Board Coordinator
Address: 1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)801-2932    FAX: (804)698-4178    TDD: ()-   
Publication of Notice in the Register and Public Comment Period
Published in the Virginia Register on 8/1/2022 [Volume: 38   Issue: 25]
Comment Period begins on the publication date and ended on 8/22/2022

Comments Received: 3

Review Result
Retain the regulation with no changes
pdf TH-07 Periodic Review Report of Findings   (9/7/2022)
Governor's Office approves the agency decision on 12/19/2023
Attorney General Certification
Submitted to OAG: 7/12/2022
Review Completed: 7/29/2022
Result: Certified
pdf Review Memo      
Governor's Office Review
Submitted to Governor: 7/29/2022
ORM Review Completed: 12/19/2023
Governor's Review: Approved 12/19/2023