VPA Public Notices

Public notice information regarding specific individual permitting activities that propose the management of biosolids, including stabilized septage, or animal waste is provided on this page.

Public notice information regarding public hearings and public comment periods for Virginia Pollution Abatement (VPA) related regulatory actions is also provided on this page.

The DEQ Water Permitting Division also publishes a biweekly listing of public notices related to water permits, including, among others, individual VPA permits.  VPA permitting activities that are announced through public notices include all draft individual VPA permits prior to issuance, reissuance or certain modifications; and public hearings.  The public notices for the above-mentioned VPA permitting activities can be found on the Water Division Public Notices webpage.

Biosolids Management - Permit Applications

For information regarding the status of all individual VPA permit applications, see the Monthly VPA Permit Application Status Report.

Biosolids Management - Permits Recently Issued

Animal Waste - VPDES Permit Minor Modifications

Subsection G of 9VAC25-31-400 provides for a minor permit modification to incorporate changes to the terms of a Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation's (CAFO’s) nutrient management plan (NMP) that has been revised in accordance with the requirements of subdivision C 5 of 9VAC25-31-130. Provided that the terms of the NMP are not considered substantial, in accordance with subdivision 5 c of 9VAC25-31-130, the terms of the NMP can be incorporated into the permit. The regulation does not provide for a public comment period for minor modifications. The VPDES CAFO permits listed below were modified to incorporate the terms of the NMP and each modification is minor.  These modifications are considered non-substantial because the NMP has not changed with respect to the following substantial changes: land application areas; maximum field-specific annual rates of application or maximum amounts of nitrogen and phosphorus; crops and corresponding field-specific rates of application; or an increase in the risk of nitrogen and phosphorus transport from the field to State waters.  The revised NMPs were reviewed and approved by the Department of Conservation and Recreation as required by the permit and regulation and each are available for public review.

Region Permit Number Permit Writer Facility
None at this time.      

Program Regulatory

Regulation Subject Matter Public Notice(PDF) Public Hearing Date(s) Public Comment Period Agency Contact
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Additional Resources

DEQ Public Notice Home Page

Virginia Regulatory Town Hall

Public Calendar

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

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