Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
State Water Control Board
Aboveground Storage Tank and Pipeline Facility Financial Responsibility Requirements [9 VAC 25 ‑ 640]
Amendments to the AST and Pipeline Facility Financial Responsibility Requirements
Action 2016
General Information
Action Summary This amendment will consider alternative methods for achieving compliance with the AST financial responsibility regulations; consider administrative changes to the regulation that do not affect the regulatory requirements; consider language to clarify how the Virginia Petroleum Storage Tank Fund (VPSTF) is used to reimburse tank operators for the cost of containment and cleanup of a petroleum release from an AST; and solicit public input during the review and consider alternatives presented by the regulated community.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [000598]
Result of Prior Periodic Review Filed 1/23/2006
New Periodic Review This action will be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
3596 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 07/07/2006.
3920 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 12/14/2007.
4553 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/01/2008.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Leslie D. Beckwith 
Address: P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)698-4123    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-