Virginia TSDF Permits regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Virginia TSDF Permits: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

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

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Application information: 9 VAC 20-60-270

Underground injection well prohibition: 9 VAC 20-60-270(B)(4) and 9 VAC 20-60-264(B)(30)

TSDF site certification: Virginia Code Annotated (VCA) 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

Site approval: VCA 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

Site certification fee: 9 VAC 20-50-60 and 9 VAC 20-20-70

TSDF permit fees:

Overview: 9 VAC 20-60-270(B)(6), 9 VAC 20-60-270(B)(16), and 9 VAC 20-60-1260 to 20-60-1286

TSDF application fees: 9 VAC 20-60-1285

Permit modification fees: 9 VAC 20-60-1285

Annual facility fee: 9 VAC 20-60-1285

Regulatory Agencies

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

Virginia Waste Management Board

Virginia Hazardous Waste Facility Siting Council

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Virginia incorporates by reference the federal hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) permit application and modification rules and adds permit conditions, fees, and site certification requirements. Unlike Virginia, the federal permit standards do not require fees or site certification. Virginia uses the federal hazardous waste Part A Permit Application (EPA Form 8700-23).

Administration and enforcement. DEQ administers and enforces the permit ...


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