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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 15. Department Of Environmental Quality
Chapter 70. Small Renewable Energy Projects (Combustion) Permit by Rule
10/25/2021

9VAC15-70-20. Authority and applicability.

A. This chapter is issued under authority of Article 5 (§ 10.1-1197.5 et seq.) of Chapter 11.1 of Title 10.1 of the Code of Virginia. The chapter contains requirements for combustion energy projects that are designed for, or capable of, operation at a rated capacity equal to or less than 20 megawatts.

B. The department has determined that a permit by rule is required for combustion energy projects with a rated capacity greater than five megawatts, provided that the projects do not otherwise meet the criteria for Part III (9VAC15-70-130 et seq.) of this chapter; and this regulation contains the permit by rule provisions for these projects in Part II (9VAC15-70-30 et seq.) of this chapter.

C. The department has determined that different provisions should apply to projects that meet the criteria as set forth in Part III (9VAC15-70-130) of this chapter, and this regulation contains the requirements, if any, for these projects in Part III (9VAC15-70-130) of this chapter. Projects that meet the criteria for Part III of this chapter are deemed to be covered by the permit by rule.

Statutory Authority

§ 10.1-1197.6 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 29, Issue 24, eff. August 28, 2013.

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