Virginia Hazardous Waste Treatment regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Virginia Hazardous Waste Treatment: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste treatment facility permit rules: 9 Virginia Administrative Code (VAC) 20-60-270 and 9 VAC 20-60-124

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Hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) permit application fees: 9 VAC 20-60-1260 and 9 VAC 20-60-1260 to 20-60-1286

Annual fees for TSDFs: 9 VAC 20-60-1283 to 20-60-1284

Permit certification: Virginia Code Annotated, Title 10.1-1433 to 10.1-1449, 9 VAC 20-20-20 to 20-20-160, 9 VAC 20-40-20 to 20-40-160, and 9 VAC 20-50-20 to 20-50-110

Hazardous waste treatment facility requirements: 9 VAC 20-60-264(A) and 9 VAC 20-60-265(A) (interim status)

On-site generator treatment: 9 VAC 20-60-262(A) and 9 VAC 20-60-262(B)(4)

Regulatory Agency

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 has adopted by reference the federal hazardous waste treatment requirements, including those for generators treating hazardous waste on-site. In addition, the state has adopted several more stringent rules in connection with permits and fees for hazardous waste treatment facilities.

Administration and enforcement. DEQ's Division of Land Protection and Revitalization administers and enforces hazardous waste treatment requirements in Virginia.

State Requirements


Permits and Fees

Hazardous waste facility owners and operators in Virginia are subject to additional state requirements in connection with the permitting process, including a requirement for site certification. Unlike the federal rules, Virginia hazardous waste treatment ...

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Virginia Hazardous Waste Treatment Resources

Type Title
Forms Treatment and Storage Facility Inspection Form
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