Governing Law and Regulations
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Division of Waste Program Coordination
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Virginia allows for the chemical alteration of corrosive wastes known as elementary neutralization of wastes. The state has adopted the federal rules and exemptions for neutralizing hazardous wastes.
• Administration and enforcement. DEQ administers and enforces the hazardous waste neutralization rules and exemptions in Virginia.