Department of Environmental Quality
Virginia Waste Management Board
Solid Waste Management Regulations [9 VAC 20 ‑ 81]
|Description||Establishes standards and procedures for the siting, design, construction, operation, maintenance, closure and post-closure care of solid waste management facilities.|
|State Authority||Section 10.1-1402 (11 ) of the Code of Virginia Section 10.1-1408.1 et seq .|
42 USC 6941 et seq.
40 Code of Federal Regulations Part 258
|Periodic Review Note||result of 2019 periodic review was to amend regulation|
|Exempt from APA||No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.|
|Text of Regulation||Link to Virginia Administrative Code|
|Goals of Regulation||
To protect the public health and/or welfare with the least possible costs and intrusiveness to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.
To establish standards and procedures pertaining to the siting, design, construction, operation, maintenance, closure, post-closure care, and for undertaking corrective action in order to protect the public's health, safety and welfare and the environment from the harmful results of the mismanagement of solid wastes by its generators, storers, treaters or disposers.
To provide the means for identification and prevention of open dumping.
To establish a sound regulatory and programmatic basis for obtaining and maintaining approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to operate Virginia's program.
|Name / Title:||Justin L. Williams|
1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
|Telephone:||(804)698-4185 FAX: (804)698-4234 TDD: ()-|