Virginia Recordkeeping: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Air: 9 Virginia Administrative Code (VAC) 5-40-50, 9 VAC 5-50-50, and 9 VAC 5-60-50

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Hazardous Waste:

Treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs): 9 VAC 20-60-264 and 9 VAC 20-60-265 (interim status)

Medical waste: 9 VAC 20-120-310


Restricted use pesticide dealers: 2 VAC 5-680-60

Pesticides businesses: 2 VAC 5-680-50, 2 VAC 5-680-65, and 2 VAC 5-680-70

Solid waste:

Sanitary landfills, construction/demolition/debris (CDD) landfills, and industrial waste landfills: 9 VAC 20-81-100(E)(5), 9 VAC 20-81-140, and 9 VAC 20-81-485

Compost facilities, transfer stations, centralized waste treatment facilities, materials recovery facilities, waste to energy and incineration facilities, and waste piles: 9 VAC 20-81-340, 9 VAC 20-81-350, and 9 VAC 20-81-485

Solid or medical regulated waste transported on state waters: 9 VAC 20-170-70, 9 VAC 20-170-100, and 9 VAC 20-170-195

Storage tanks:

Aboveground storage tanks (ASTs): 9 VAC 25-91-150

Underground storage tanks (USTs): 9 VAC 25-580-120 and 9 VAC 25-580-125


Drinking water: 12 VAC 5-590-550

Biosolids: 9 VAC 25-32-80, 9 VAC 25-32-570, 9 VAC 25-32-359, and 9 VAC 25-32-360

Sewage: 9 VAC 25-790-270 and 12 VAC 5-613-120

Stormwater: 9 VAC 25-151-80 and 9 VAC 25-870-360

Workplace safety and health, confined space in telecommunications: 16 VAC 25-70-70 and 16 VAC 25-140-60

Regulatory Agencies

Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)

Virginia Department of Labor and Industry (DOLI) Virginia Occupational Safety and Health

Department of Health (DOH)

Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.


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