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Geothermal Energy Regulations [4 VAC 25 ‑ 170]
Amendments regarding the regulation of geothermal energy
Action 2646 / Stage 5623
Final Stage  
red ball Final Text 10/9/2012  9:49 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 8/3/2010    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 9/3/2012   

Changes to Text Changes have been made to the text since the proposed stage was last published in the Register.
Exempt from APA No, this stage/action is subject to Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
DPB Review Submitted on 8/3/2010
Review Completed: 8/12/2010
Secretary Review Secretary of Commerce and Trade Review Completed: 9/21/2010
Governor's Review Review Completed: 9/3/2012
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 9/4/2012
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 9/24/2012    Volume: 29  Issue: 2
Comment Period Ended 10/23/2012
Effective Date 10/24/2012
Contact Information
Name / Title: Michael Skiffington  / Regulatory Coordinator
Address: Department of Energy
1100 Bank Street, 8th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219-3402
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)692-3212    FAX: (804)692-3237    TDD: (800)828-1120
This person is the primary contact for this board.


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Action 2646:
Amendments regarding the regulation of geothermal energy
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (4613) Stage complete. Comment period ended 08/06/2008.
Proposed   (5011) Stage complete. Comment period ended 04/16/2010.
Final   (5623) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/24/2012.
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