Governing Law and Regulations
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Division of Land Protection and Revitalization
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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Virginia has adopted by reference the federal hazardous waste treatment requirements, including those for generators treating hazardous waste on-site. In addition, the state has adopted several more stringent rules in connection with permits and fees for hazardous waste treatment facilities.
• Administration and enforcement. DEQ's Division of Land Protection and Revitalization administers and enforces hazardous waste treatment requirements in Virginia.
PERMITTED TREATMENT FACILITIES
Permits and Fees
Hazardous waste facility owners and operators in Virginia are subject to additional state requirements in connection with the permitting process, including a requirement for site certification. Unlike the federal rules, Virginia hazardous ...