Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
State Water Control Board

General Notice
General Notice- Informal comment period on DRAFT GUIDANCE pertaining to January 1, 2018 compliance requirements related to the Underground Storage Tanks: Technical Standards and Corrective Action Requirements (9VAC25-580)
Date Posted: 1/19/2018
Expiration Date: 2/9/2018
Submitted to Registrar for publication: NO
No comment forum defined for this notice.

DEQ has developed draft implementation guidance for changes to the Underground Storage Tanks (USTs): Technical Standards and Corrective Action Requirements (9VAC25-580 et seq.) that became effective on January 1, 2018. This draft guidance only covers requirements that UST tank owners and operators must comply with starting January 1, 2018.

The draft guidance can be found at:

DEQ is accepting written comment on this draft guidance until Friday, February 9, 2018.  Comments may be submitted to: ; or Virginia DEQ; Office of Spill Response and Remediation, Attn: Renee Hooper; PO Box 1105, Richmond, VA  23218; or by FAX: 804-698-4266.

Additional changes to the regulation require UST owners/operators to demonstrate compliance with certain requirements by January 1, 2021. The implementation guidance for these "2021" requirements is currently under development and comments are not being solicited on requirements pertaining to the January 1, 2021 compliance date.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Renee Hooper  / Office of Spill Response and Remediation
Address: P O Box 1105
Richmond, 23218
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)698-4018    FAX: (804)698-4266    TDD: ()-