Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
Air Pollution Control Board
Existing Stationary Sources [9 VAC 5 ‑ 40]
VOC Emission Standards - Printing (REV. C09)
Action 3132
General Information
Action Summary The purpose of the proposed action is to adopt new standards for the control of volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions from (1) offset lithographic printing operations, and (2) letterpress printing operations within the Northern Virginia VOC Emissions Control Area. This action is being taken to allow Virginia to meet its obligation to implement control measures in areas designated as nonattainment under the 0.08 parts per million (ppm) 8-hour ozone standard. It will contribute to the reduction of ozone air pollution, and thereby improve public health and welfare.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [002126]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
5276 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/30/2009.
5673 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 03/13/2015.
7254 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 02/01/2016.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Gary Graham 
Address: 629 East Main Street
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)698-4103    FAX: (804)698-4510    TDD: ()-