Virginia Neutralization of Wastes: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Treatment: 9 Virginia Administrative Code (VAC) 20-40-40, 9 VAC 20-70-10

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Elementary neutralization unit: 9 VAC 20-60-260

Regulatory Agency

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.

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