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State Water Control Board
General Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) Permit for Non-Contact Cooling Water Discharges of 50,000 Gallons Per Day or Less [9 VAC 25 ‑ 196]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amend and Reissue Non-Contact Cooling Water Discharges VPDES General Permit
Action 3439 / Stage 6159
Proposed Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 5/1/2012  11:33 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 4/16/2012    

Exempt from APA Yes, this chapter of the VA Administrative Code is exempt from article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required.
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 4/17/2012
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 5/7/2012    Volume: 28  Issue: 18
Public Hearings

06/13/2012 1:30 PM

Comment Period Ended 7/6/2012
Contact Information
Name / Title: Matthew Richardson 
Address: 1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)698-4195    FAX: (804)698-4032    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this chapter.

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Action 3439:
Amend and Reissue Non-Contact Cooling Water Discharges VPDES General Permit
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (5806) Stage complete. Comment period ended 04/13/2011.
Proposed   (6159) Stage complete. Comment period ended 07/06/2012.
Final   (6345) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/02/2013.
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