PURPOSE OF NOTICE: To seek public comment on regulations of the Department of Environmental Quality, the State Air Pollution Control Board, State Water Control Board and Virginia Waste Management Board that should be amended or repealed.
PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD: November 8, 2012 to December 10, 2012
DESCRIPTION: On October 22, 2012 Governor McDonnell announced the Regulatory Reform Initiative. As part of that initiative the Governor charged regulatory agencies to conduct a review of regulations currently in place and to repeal or amend regulations that are unnecessary or not longer in use and reduce unnecessary regulatory burdens on individuals, businesses and other regulated groups. In response, the Department of Environmental Quality is currently reviewing all regulations of the Department and the three regulatory Boards and is seeking input from the public on regulations that should be considered for repeal or amendment based on the Governor's criteria.
HOW TO COMMENT: DEQ accepts written comments by e-mail, fax or postal mail. Written comments should include the name, address and telephone number of the person commenting and be received by DEQ during the comment period.