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Mandate 946

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Amend Virginia Water Protection Permit Program Regarding Certain Pipeline Construction and Certain Stormwater Management Facilities
Purpose of legislation
Legislation added the requirement that issuance of both a VWP Permit and an additional water quality certification for upland conditions together constitute the §401 certification for construction of certain natural gas pipelines; (ii) added requirements for an individual VWP Permit for construction of certain natural gas pipelines; (iii) added a permit exclusion for impacts to a stormwater management facility on dry land; and, (iv) added a limitation to the Board’s authority for issuance of VWP general permits.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 636 (2018)
Chap 114 (2018)
VAC chapters to be amended
9 vac 25 - 210 : Virginia Water Protection Permit 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
9 vac 25 - 690 : Virginia Water Protection General Permit for Impacts from Development and Certain Mining Activities
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 5128: Amendments Conforming to 2018 Legislation
Latest Stage: Final
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