Water Pollution Control Act, West Virginia Code (WV Code) 22-11-1 to 22-11-29, WV Code 20-5A to 20-5A-24
National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) program rules: West Virginia Regulations (WV Reg.) 47-10-1et seq.
Groundwater Protection Act, WV Code 22-12-1 to 22-12-14
Water quality standards: WV Reg. 46-12-1et seq.
Air pollution control laws: WV Code 22-5-1 to 22-5-18
Air quality regulations: WV Reg. 45-1 1 et seq.
Solid waste management laws: WV Code 22-15-1 to 22-15-23
Solid waste control plans rules: WV Reg. 54-3-1 et seq.
Solid waste management and landfill performance rules: WV Reg. 33-1-1 to 33-1-7
West Virginia Medical Waste Act, WV Code 20-5J-1 to 20-5J-10
Asbestos abatement laws: WV Code 16-32-1 to 16-32-16
Asbestos abatement licensing rules: WV reg. 64.63-1et seq.
Hazardous Waste Management Act, WV Code 22-18-1 to 22-18-25
Hazardous waste management rules: WV Reg. 33-20-1et seq.
Underground storage tank regulations: WV Reg. 33-30et seq.
West Virginia Pesticide Control Act of 1990, WV Code 19-16A-1 to 19-16A-27
West Virginia Emergency Response and Community Right-to-Know Act, WV Code 15-5A-1 to 15-5A-8
West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)
EPA Region 3
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. In West Virginia, DEP is the counterpart to EPA. The Department has primary responsibility for protecting West Virginia's land, water, and air from pollution.
• Administration and enforcement. DEP has received authorization from EPA to implement most of its own air, water, and waste management rules. To receive ...