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 Resins & Chemicals, LLC, Chester, VA Consent Order-Advan Public Notice-Advan September 30, 2019 to October 30, 2019 Frank Lupini
AT&T Services, Inc., Fairfax, VA Consent Order-AT&T Public Notice-AT&T September 28, 2019 to October 31, 2019 Jim Datko
Aval Vapor, LLC, North Chesterfield, VA Consent Order-Aval Public Notice-Aval October 28, 2019 to November 28, 2019 Frank Lupini
Conny Oil, Inc., Wytheville, VA Consent Order-Conny Public Notice-Conny October 29, 2019 to November 27, 2019 Ralph Hilt
Mondelez Global LLC, Manassas, VA Consent Order-Global Public Notice-Global October 12, 2019 to November 14, 2019 Benjamin Holland
Town of Hamilton, Loudoun County, VA Consent Order-Town Public Notice-Town September 28, 2019 to October 31, 2019 Jim Datko
Virginia Electric and Power Company, Chesterfield, VA Consent Order-Power Public Notice-Power September 30, 2019 to October 30, 2019 Cynthia Akers

Department of Environmental Quality Policy Chapter Review for Public Notice

Enforcement Manual Revisions

Copy of Public Notice  Opportunity for Comment

Central Office Contact

 

     

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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