Public Notices

Consent orders from the State Water Control Board and the Waste Management Board are available for public comment before issuance of the final order.  DEQ issues public notices on these draft consent orders to ensure the opportunity for public comment before the order becomes final.  

What is a Consent Order?

A consent order is a negotiated order.  It is issued to an owner, operator or other responsible party for a violation to perform specific actions that will bring the entity into compliance with the relevant legal requirement.  Consent orders are developed cooperatively with the responsible party and entered into by mutual agreement.  The consent order may provide detail concerning the assessment and collection of civil charges for past violations.  DEQ, in conjunction with the state Air, Water and Waste Boards, issues a variety of enforcement orders to facilities to secure compliance with environmental laws and regulations.

Consent orders currently available for public notice

OWNER & FACILITY NAME COPY OF CONSENT ORDER (PDF) COPY OF NOTICE (PDF) PUBLIC COMMENT OPPORTUNITY REGIONAL OFFICE ENFORCEMENT ORDER CONTACT
AdvanSix Inc., Hopewell, VA Consent Order-AdvanSix Public Notice-AdvanSix December 9, 2019 to January 11, 2020 Frank Lupini
Botetourt County Landfill, County of Botetourt, VA Consent Order-Botetourt Public Notice-Botetourt December 6, 2019 to January 5, 2020 Nelson Dail
Browns Bluff, LLC, Chesterfield, VA Consent Order-Browns Public Notice-Browns December 9, 2019 to January 8, 2020 Cynthia Akers
Colony Construction, Inc., Powhatan County, VA Consent Order - Colony Public Notice- Colony December 9, 2019 to January 10, 2020 Jeff Reynolds
Frederick County for Frederick County Landfill, Frederick, VA Consent Order-Landfill Public Notice-Landfill December 9, 2019 to January 8, 2020 Tiffany Severs
Kondakor Excavation, Inc., King William County, VA Consent Order-Kondakor Public Notice-Kondakor November 11, 2019 to December 11, 2019 Carla Pool
Polycor Virginia Inc., Schuyler, VA Consent Order-Poly Public Notice-Poly November 11, 2019 to December 11, 2019 Tiffany Severs
TAI Oak Hall, Ltd. LLC, Accomack County, VA Consent Order-Oak Public Notice-Oak December 9, 2019 to January 8, 2020 John Brandt
Virginia Moons LLC for Restless Moons Brewery, Harrisonburg, VA Consent Order-Moon Public Notice-Moon December 9, 2019 to January 8, 2020 Eric Mallard
Woodford Estates MHC, LLC, Woodford, VA Consent Order-Woodford Public Notice-Woodford November 26, 2019 to December 26, 2019 Benjamin Holland
Zestron Corporation, Manassas, VA Consent Order-Zestron Public Notice-Zestron November 22, 2019 to December 26, 2019 Benjamin Holland

Department of Environmental Quality Policy Chapter Review for Public Notice

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What are Remedy Consent Orders and Administrative Agreements?

Remedy consent orders and administrative agreements are negotiated mechanisms that address remedial action at a certain property. It is issued to an owner, operator or other responsible party whereby that entity agrees to remediate a specific parcel of property. Remedy consent orders and administrative agreements are developed cooperatively with the party and entered into by mutual agreement. Remedy consent orders and administrative agreements are issued pursuant to the Waste Board's authority in Va. Code § 10.1-1402 and do not necessarily contain provisions for the assessment and collection of civil charges for past violations.

 

Remedy Consent Orders and Administrative Agreements Available for Public Notice

OWNER & FACILITY NAME COPY OF ORDER/ AGREEMENT COPY OF NOTICE (PDF) PUBLIC COMMENT OPPORTUNITY CENTRAL OFFICE CONTACT

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


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