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Rules for conditionally exempt small quantity generators (CESQGs): 9 VAC 20-60-261
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Division of Land Protection and Revitalization Hazardous Waste Program
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Virginia follows the federal requirements for hazardous waste generators, with additional state rules for notification; on-site storage (accumulation); permitted transporters and treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs); and conditionally exempt small quantity generator (CESQG) disposal.
• Administration and enforcement. The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality's (DEQ) Division of Land Protection and Revitalization administers and enforces the hazardous waste generator rules in Virginia.
All persons involved in hazardous waste management activities must notify the DEQ of their hazardous waste activities. Virginia prohibits the transport, treatment, storage, or disposal of hazardous waste unless proper notification has been given (9 VAC 20-60-325). One ...