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Guidelines for the Preparation of Environmental Impact Assessments for Oil or Gas Well Drilling Operations in Tidewater Virginia [9 VAC 15 ‑ 20]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
9VAC15-20 DMME Name Change and Section Recodification
Action 5827 / Stage 9403
Final Stage  
red ball Final Text 11/30/2021  10:15 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 9/8/2021   (modified 11/1/2021)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 9/17/2021   (modified 11/4/2021)    

Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 9/8/2021
Review Completed: 11/4/2021
Result: Certified
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 11/9/2021
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 12/6/2021    Volume: 38  Issue: 8
Comment Period No comment period held for this exempt action/stage.
Effective Date 1/5/2022
Contact Information
Name / Title: Bettina Rayfield 
Address: P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)698-4204    FAX: (804)698-4178    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this chapter.


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Action 5827:
9VAC15-20 DMME Name Change and Section Recodification
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Final   (9403) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/05/2022.
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