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Mandate 21

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Confined Animal Feeding Operations - VPA CAFO GP
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 ยง 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. Incorporate changes to VPA general permit during reissuance.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 0375 (2003)
VAC chapters to be amended Not yet determined.
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 1237: Amendment and reissuance of Virginia Pollution Abatement General Permit for Confined Animal Feeding Operations
Latest Stage: Final
Deadline for the regulation to become effective 4/18/2005
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