Social Media Icons DEQ Facebook DEQ Twitter DEQ Instagram DEQ LinkedIn

Resources for Regulated Stakeholders

Below are various PCB monitoring, analysis, and pollutant minimization resources for regulated point sources

PCB Pollution Minimization Plan Guidance:


*Impending PMP Guidance document under development*

Supporting documentation

Polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) Monitoring and Analysis:

TMDL Guidance Memo No. 09-2001 provides a listing of the different types of point source categories that should be screened for PCBs. An expanded list of recommended point source types for PCB screening has been prepared by SIC code and can be accessed here. The guidance also includes recommended procedures for sample collection, PCB analysis using EPA Method 1668, and PCB reporting requirements.

Electronic Deliverable Data (EDD) files available for download in accordance with the PBC Point Source Monitoring Guidance Appendix E. Note: The three interactive spreadsheets are the most current available (as of April 7, 2014) and should be used for future PCB data submittals.


Procedures to Review Method 1668 Data and Derive Total PCB Concentrations:

TMDL Guidance Memo No. 14-2004 outlines steps for 1) ensuring a standardized procedure to review data and 2) calculating Total PCB Concentrations.


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

Some resources on this website require Adobe Reader and Flash Player, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint or Excel. If you wish to receive this content in an accessible format pursuant to Section 508 of the federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (29 U.S.C. ยง 794 (d)), please call 800-592-5482. In addition, this website includes hyperlinks to websites neither controlled nor sponsored by DEQ or the Commonwealth of Virginia. Links may open in a new window. If you wish to receive content from a website which is neither controlled nor sponsored by DEQ or the Commonwealth, please contact the host of that website directly.

Privacy Statement | Terms Of Use | WAI Compliance | Contact Us