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Department of Environmental Quality
Virginia Waste Management Board
Regulations Governing the Transportation of Hazardous Materials [9 VAC 20 ‑ 110]
Review 639
Periodic Review of this Chapter
Includes a Small Business Impact Review
Date Filed: 3/1/2001
Review Announcement
Pursuant to Executive Order Number Twenty-five (1998), the Department of Environmental Quality on behalf of the Virginia Waste Management Board, will review the Regulation Governing the Transportation of Hazardous Materials (9 VAC 20-110-10 et seq.). The purpose of the review is to determine whether the regulations should be terminated, amended or retained in their current form. The review of the regulations will be guided by the principles listed in Executive Order Number Twenty-five (1998).

The purpose of these regulations is to protect the public health and/or welfare with the least possible costs and intrusiveness to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth; to ensure protection of public safety and welfare through monitoring of shipments of hazardous radioactive materials being transported in the Commonwealth.; and to protect the public by enabling enforcement of applicable federal regulations for the transportation of hazardous materials by the state and local police.

The department and the board are seeking public comment on the review of any issue relating to these regulations including whether (i) the regulations are effective in achieving their goals; (ii) the regulations are essential to protect the health, safety of welfare of citizens or for the economical performance of important governmental functions; (iii) there are less burdensome and less intrusive alternatives for achieving the purpose of the regulations; and (iv) the regulations are clearly written and easily understandable by the affected persons.

Comments on the above are welcome and will be accepted until March 19, 2001. Comments should be sent to Melissa Porterfield, Department of Environmental Quality, Post Office Box 10009, 629 East Main Street, Richmond, Virginia 23240-4238, fax (804) 698-4327, (804) 698-4249, or email (Note: Please include your full name and mailing address in the email.)
Publication Information and Public Comment Period
Published in the Virginia Register on 2/26/2001
Comment Period begins on the publication date and ends on 3/19/2001

Comments Received: 0

Review Result
Amend the regulation
TH-07 Periodic Review Report of Findings   (not yet submitted)
Action Implementing the Result
Action ID #866: Amendment of the Regulations Governing the Transportation of Hazardous Materials
Attorney General Certification
Prior to early 2014, AG periodic review certifications were done off-line