Notices of periodic reviews of the State Air Pollution Control Board Public Participation Guidelines (9VAC5-5), State Water Control Board Public Participation Guidelines (9VAC25-11), Virginia Waste Management Board Public Participation Guidelines (9VAC20-11), and Department Of Environmental Quality Public Participation Guidelines (9VAC15-11) were published in the Virginia Register of Regulations on June 21, 2021, Volume 37, Issue 22. The notices included a 21-day public comment period ending on July 12, 2021.
This notice announces an extension of the public comment period for each of the regulations through August 20, 2021.
As previously noticed, the review of these regulations will be guided by the principles in Executive Order 14 (as amended July 16, 2018). http://TownHall.Virginia.Gov/EO-14.pdf.
The purpose of these reviews is to determine whether these regulations should be repealed, amended, or retained in their current form. Public comment is sought on the review of any issue relating to these regulations, including whether the regulations (i) are necessary for the protection of public health, safety, and welfare or for the economical performance of important governmental functions; (ii) minimize the economic impact on small businesses in a manner consistent with the stated objectives of applicable law; and (iii) are clearly written and easily understandable.