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General Business Resources and Regulatory Updates

This page provides a listing of general business resources, regulatory changes, updates or information that may affect your business. Visit the Industry Sector Resources page for resources and regulatory information organized by business or industry.

General Business Resources



Regulatory Updates and Information

Description Forms, Facts, Tools Notifications, Guidance
Qualified Fumigation Fact Sheet & Forms APG-574 Exemption for Qualified Fumigation Facilities Memo
Stage I/II Vapor Recovery Testing Standards   Guidance Memo
Contractors PCB-containing caulk  
Reciprocating Internal Combustion Engines (Ex: Generators) operating in all areas of Virginia. 40 CFR Subpart ZZZZ EPA Brochure Initial Notification Form

EPA Regulation Navigation Tool
REG NAV Description:The Regulation Navigation (Reg Nav) tool is a TurboTax-like software program that guides the user through a set of questions. At the end, a web link provides the specific regulatory text that applies to a particular engine.

Area Source Boiler MACT 40 CFR Subpart JJJJJJ EPA Boiler Brochure Tune Up Notification Form Guidance Info Initial Notification Form
TRI Facilities   Facilities subject to Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) reporting must use North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) codes to identify their principal business activities when submitting their reports. Reports are annually on July 1st.


State of Virginia

  • Air Regulations - covers stationary sources, such as industrial facilities and other fixed emission sources, mobile sources, such as vehicle emissions, and regulations to ensure that certain projects conform with federal requirements
  • Water Regulations - DEQ's two Water Divisions (Water Permitting and Water Planning) are responsible for carrying out the mandates of the State Water Control Law, as well as meeting Virginia's federal obligations under the Clean Water Act
  • Waste Regulations - includes solid waste and hazardous waste, transport of hazardous materials, voluntary remediation, regulated medical waste, waste tires, coal combustion by-products and yard waste composting
  • Virginia Administrative Code - search environmental regulations by keyword or phrase. Included are guidelines on how to format your search
  • Search for other legislative information by subject. Included are General Assembly bills and resolutions, the Code of Virginia, and more.
  • Virginia Regulatory Town Hall - A comprehensive source of information concerning the development of regulations by executive branch agencies in Virginia. The Town Hall is designed to allow interested parties to find regulations and track proposed changes. It also promotes public participation in the administrative rulemaking process and allows the Commonwealth to manage the regulatory process more efficiently
  • Virginia Register of Regulations - he text of proposed and final regulations, whether amended or newly adopted, is published in the Register. The Register also contains basis, purpose, substance and issues statements and summaries for each proposed regulation, as well as a detailed economic impact analysis.

Federal Government

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Virginia Department of
Environmental Quality
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
(804) 698-4000

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