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General Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) Watershed Permit Regulation for Total Nitrogen and Total Phosphorus Discharges and Nutrient Trading in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed in Virginia [9 VAC 25 ‑ 820]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Action:
2021 Amendment and Reissuance of General Permit Regulation
 
General Information
Action Summary This rulemaking is proposed in order to amend and reissue the existing general permit which expires on December 31, 2021. The general permit governs facilities holding individual VPDES permits that discharge or propose to discharge total nitrogen or total phosphorus to the Chesapeake Bay or its tributaries. The facilities are authorized to discharge to surface waters and exchange credits for total nitrogen or total phosphorus. In addition, a periodic/small business impact review of this regulation will be conducted as part of this regulatory action.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this chapter is exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review. The normal executive branch review process is not required.
RIS Project Yes  [006288]
New Periodic Review This action will be used to conduct a new periodic review.
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
8884 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 03/04/2020.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Emilee Adamson 
Address: 1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address: emilee.adamson@deq.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)698-4355    FAX: (804)698-4032    TDD: ()-