Virginia Containment Buildings regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Virginia Containment Buildings: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Containment building rules: 9 Virginia Administrative Code (VAC) 20-60-264(A) and 9 VAC 20-60-265(A) (interim status)

Regulatory Agency
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Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Division of Land Protection and Revitalization

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 rules for containment buildings. There are no additional state requirements.

Administration and enforcement. DEQ's Division of Land Protection and Revitalization administers and enforces the containment building requirements in Virginia.


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