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Mandate 1197

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Nutrient credits; use by facility with certain stormwater discharge permit.
Purpose of legislation
Authorizes a facility that has been issued a Virginia Pollution Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) permit regulating stormwater discharges to acquire, use, and transfer nutrient credits for compliance with any waste load allocation established as an effluent limitation in its VPDES permit. Current law allows only a facility registered under the Industrial Stormwater General Permit to use nutrient credits for such purpose.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 360 (2021)
VAC chapters to be amended
9 vac 25 - 900 : Certification of Nonpoint Source Nutrient Credits (formerly 4VAC50-80)
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 5770: Certification of Nonpoint Source Nutrient Credits - CH320
Latest Stage: Final
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