Virginia Security regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Virginia Security: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Solid (nonhazardous) waste:

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Sanitary, construction demolition debris (CDD), and industrial landfills: 9 VAC 20-81-130(B) and 9 VAC 20-81-140(A)(8)

Other solid waste facilities: 9 VAC 20-81-330(D)(10) and 9 VAC 20-81-340(A)(1)

Drinking water: 12 VAC 5-590-1020

Regulatory Agencies

Virginia Department of Health (VDH) Office of Drinking Water

Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Virginia's requirements concerning security for air toxics are covered in the state's accidental release prevention program, which follows the federal program. See the national sections RISK MANAGEMENT and SECURITY for more information.

Virginia has incorporated by reference the federal rules for the security of hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) in connection with facility security during the life of the TSDF and during a disposal facility's post-closure care period. Virginia also incorporates by reference the federal rules for storage of hazardous waste munitions and explosives. Similar to the federal rules for municipal solid waste landfill facilities, the owners and operators of solid waste landfills and other solid waste management facilities must avoid unauthorized access with specific state requirements in connection with barriers that surround the facility and times of access. The state rules for the storage of solid waste military munitions have incorporated by reference the federal rules.

Virginia requires that owners and operators of public water supplies comply with the federal Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002. The ...


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Governing Law and Regulations
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Comparison: State vs. Federal
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