Confined Animal Feeding Operations - VPDES Program
Purpose of legislation
Authorizes the State Water Control Board to promulgate regulations requiring VPDES permits for confined animal feeding operation to the extent necessary to comply with § 402 of the federal Clean Water Act. Larger confined animal feeding operations will be covered under Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permits as opposed to a General Virginia Pollutant Abatement permits. A statutory conformity amendment may be possible and will be timed so that the federal implementation mandate coincides with finalization of the related general permits.
|Legislation mandating a change||Chap 0375 (2003)|
|VAC chapters to be amended|
|Associated Regulatory Actions||
|Deadline for the regulation to become effective||4/18/2005|