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Virginia Corrective Action: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Corrective action rules for hazardous and solid (nonhazardous) waste management units, corrective action management units (CAMUs), temporary units (TUs), and staging piles: 9 Virginia Administrative Code (VAC) 20-60-264(A)

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Remedial action plans (RAPs): 9 VAC 20-60-270(A)

Corrective action rules for underground storage tanks (USTs): 9 VAC 25-580-220 to 25-580-300

Regulatory Agencies

Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Waste Division

DEQ USTs Program

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (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. Virginia adopts by reference the federal corrective action requirements for hazardous and solid (nonhazardous) waste units at treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs), the RAP rules, and the rules for CAMUs, TUs, and staging piles. See the national section Corrective Action to review these rules.

The state's corrective action rules for USTs are based on the federal requirements.

Administration and enforcement. DEQ administers and enforces all of the corrective action requirements in Virginia for TSDFs and USTs.

Additional Guidance

Q & A

DEQ has adopted EPA's list of frequently asked questions about corrective action. The following are from that list.

What is the Corrective Action program? In 1980, when the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) law and regulations went into effect, thousands of facilities became subject to hazardous waste management regulations. These regulations helped to ensure that hazardous waste generated from ongoing industrial operations is properly managed and ...


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