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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation and Natural Resources
Agency 25. Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy
Chapter 130. Coal Surface Mining Reclamation Regulations
7/6/2020

4VAC25-130-795.10. Qualified Laboratories.

(a) Basic qualifications. To be designated a qualified laboratory under the Virginia Small Operator Assistance Program, a firm shall demonstrate that it—

(1) Is staffed with experienced, professional or technical personnel in the fields applicable to the work to be performed;

(2) Has adequate space for material preparation and cleaning and sterilizing equipment and has stationary equipment, storage, and space to accommodate workloads during peak periods;

(3) Meets applicable federal or state safety and health requirements;

(4) Has analytical, monitoring and measuring equipment capable of meeting applicable standards;

(5) Has the capability of collecting necessary field samples and making hydrologic field measurements and analytical laboratory determinations by acceptable hydrologic, geologic, or analytical methods in accordance with the requirements of 4VAC25-130-780.21, 4VAC25-130-780.22, 4VAC25-130-784.14 and 4VAC25-130-784.22 and any other applicable provisions of this chapter (other appropriate methods or guidelines for data acquisition may be approved by the division); and

(6) Has the capability of performing services for either the determination or statement referenced in 4VAC25-130-795.9(b).

(b) Subcontractors. Subcontractors may be used to provide some of the required services provided their use is identified at the time a determination is made that a firm is qualified and they meet requirements specified by the division.

Statutory Authority

§§ 45.1-161.3 and 45.1-230 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR480-03-19 § 795.10, eff. December 15, 1981; amended, eff. June 28, 1982; October 28, 1982; December 14, 1982; October 11, 1983; December 27, 1983; May 8, 1984; June 22, 1984; August 2, 1984; October 16, 1985; January 7, 1987; July 22, 1987; November 25, 1987; October 12, 1988; December 26, 1990; July 1, 1991; July 17, 1991; November 20, 1991; July 7, 1992; May 5, 1993; October 19, 1994; Volume 16, Issue 15, eff. May 10, 2000.

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