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Department of Environmental Quality
Virginia Waste Management Board
Vegetative Waste Management and Yard Waste Composting Regulations [REPEALED] [9 VAC 20 ‑ 101]
Review 770
Periodic Review of this Chapter
Includes a Small Business Impact Review
Date Filed: 2/21/2005
Review Announcement

Pursuant to Executive Order Number Twenty-one (2002), the Department of Environmental Quality on behalf of the Virginia Waste Management Board, will review the Vegetative Waste Management and Yard Waste Composting Regulations (9 VAC 20-101-10 et seq.). The purpose of the review is to determine whether the regulations should be terminated, amended or retained in their current form. The review of the regulations will be guided by the principles listed in Executive Order Number Twenty-One (2002).

The department and the board are seeking public comment on the review of any issue relating to these regulations including whether (i) the regulations are effective in achieving their goals; (ii) the regulations are essential to protect the health, safety of welfare of citizens or for the economical performance of important governmental functions; (iii) there are less burdensome and less intrusive alternatives for achieving the purpose of the regulations; and (iv) the regulations are clearly written and easily understandable by the affected persons.

The purpose of these regulations is to implement the statutory provisions of 10.1-1408.1 I, K, and L. The regulations are designed to protect public health and/or welfare with the least possible costs and intrusiveness to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth and to allow for the thorough and efficient review of a proposed site by state and local governments designed to evaluate potential impact on public health, safety and welfare, and on the environment. Comments should be sent to Michael J. Dieter, Department of Environmental Quality, Post Office Box 10009, 629 East Main Street, Richmond, Virginia 23240-0009, (804) 698-4146, fax (804) 698-4327, or email

Comments on the above regulations are welcome and will be accepted until March 14, 2005. (Note: Please include your full name and mailing address when providing public comment by email.)
Publication Information and Public Comment Period
Published in the Virginia Register on 2/21/2005
Comment Period begins on the publication date and ends on 3/14/2005

Comments Received: 0

Review Result
Amend the regulation
Action Implementing the Result
Action ID #1821: Vegetative Waste Management and Yard Waste Composting Regulations - Amendment 2
Attorney General Certification
Prior to early 2014, AG periodic review certifications were done off-line