Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Environmental Quality
Board
State Water Control Board
chapter
Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) Permit Regulation [9 VAC 25 ‑ 31]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Action:
2023 40 CFR Reference Update/Methods Update Rule
Action 6392
 
General Information
Action Summary Various regulations of the State Water Control Board include references to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) regulations under Title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). These regulatory amendments will bring these references up to date with the 40 CFR 136 requirements published in the July 1, 2023, update.
Chapters Affected
  VAC Chapter Name Action Type
Primary 9 VAC 25-31 Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) Permit Regulation Amend Existing Regulation
Other chapters
  9 VAC 25 - 210 Virginia Water Protection Permit Regulation Amend Existing Regulation
  9 VAC 25 - 32 Virginia Pollution Abatement (VPA) Permit Regulation Amend Existing Regulation
  9 VAC 25 - 610 Ground Water Withdrawal Regulations Amend Existing Regulation
  9 VAC 25 - 660 Virginia Water Protection General Permit for Impacts Less Than One-Half Acre Amend Existing Regulation
  9 VAC 25 - 670 Virginia Water Protection General Permit for Facilities and Activities of Utility and Public Service Companies Regulated by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission or the State Corporation Commission and Other Utility Line Activities Amend Existing Regulation
  9 VAC 25 - 680 Virginia Water Protection General Permit for Linear Transportation Projects Amend Existing Regulation
  9 VAC 25 - 690 Virginia Water Protection General Permit for Impacts from Development and Certain Mining Activities Amend Existing Regulation
  9 VAC 25 - 790 Sewage Collection and Treatment Regulations Amend Existing Regulation
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act, but falls within the Executive Branch and will be reviewed by the Governor's Office.
RIS Project Yes  [7077]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
10208 Final Stage complete. Becomes effective on 03/27/2024.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: William K. Norris 
Address: 1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address: william.norris@deq.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)350-2743    FAX: (804)698-4178    TDD: ()-