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
Bell-Mer, L.L.C., Richmond County, VA Consent Order-Bell-Mer Public Notice-Bell-Mer July 9, 2018 to August 8, 2018 Carla Pool
CG First Street LP, Gables Old town North, Alexandria, VA Consent Order-Gables Public Notice-Gables July 6, 2018 to August 9, 2018 Mark Miller
Clifton-Stewart Developers, Inc., Washington County, VA Consent Order-Clifton Public Notice-Clifton June 28, 2018 to July 28, 2018 Ralph Hilt
Coperion Corporation, Wytheville, VA Consent Order-Coperion Public Notice-Coperion July 15, 2018 to August 15, 2018 Ralph Hilt
Integrated Global Services, Inc., Richmond, VA Consent Order-IGS Public Notice-IGS June 27, 2018 to July 27, 2018 Frank Lupini
McCarthy Building Companies, Inc., for Essex Solar Center, Essex County, VA Consent Order-Essex Public Notice-Essex July 9, 2018 to August 9, 2018 Frank Lupini
North Spring Behavioral Healthcare, Inc., Leesburg, VA Consent Order-North Public Notice-North July 6, 2018 to August 9, 2018 Stephanbie Bellotti
Ogburn & Ogburn Trucking, LLC, Ford, VA Consent Order-Ogburn Public Notice-Ogburn June 25, 2018 to July 25, 2018 Lee Crowell
Poultry Farms, Accomack, Northampton, VA

Facility List-Poultry

Consent Order Template

 

Public Notice-Poultry June 25, 2018 to July 25, 2018 Lee Crowell
Reline America, Inc., Smyth County, VA Consent Order-Reline Public Notice-Reline June 28, 2018 to July 28, 2018 Ralph Hilt
Virginia True Corporation for Virginia True Golf Course, Richmond, VA Consent Order-True Public Notice-True July 9, 2018 to August 9, 2018 Kristen Sadtler

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


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