Governing Law and Regulations
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's hazardous waste disposal rules are almost identical to the federal rules, except for the state's underground injection well prohibition and permit certification and fees.
• Administration and enforcement. DEQ's Division of Land Protection and Revitalization administers and enforces the hazardous waste disposal requirements in the state.