Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
State Water Control Board
Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) General Permit Regulation for Nonmetallic Mineral Mining [9 VAC 25 ‑ 190]
Chapter is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Chapter 190 2024 Amendment and Reissuance of the Existing General Permit Regulation
Action 5907
General Information
Action Summary This action is to reissue and amend as necessary the existing VPDES general permit regulation that addresses wastewater and stormwater discharges from nonmetallic mineral mines (9VAC25-190). The existing general permit will expire June 30, 2024 and this action will reissue the general permit for another five-year term. In addition, any updates or necessary changes will be made to the general permit.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act, but falls within the Executive Branch and will be reviewed by the Governor's Office.
RIS Project Yes  [7006]
Result of Prior Periodic Review Filed 6/28/2021
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
9531 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 03/02/2022.
9949 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 07/21/2023.
10204 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/01/2024.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Peter Sherman 
Address: 1111 East Main Street, Ste 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)659-2666    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-