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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 20. Virginia Waste Management Board
Chapter 120. Regulated Medical Waste Management Regulations
4/1/2020

9VAC20-120-840. General.

Part XI
Variances and Other Procedures

Article 1
Petition for Variance

Any person directly affected by this chapter may petition the director to grant a variance from any requirement of this chapter, subject to the provisions of this part. Any petition submitted to the director is also subject to the provisions of the Virginia Administrative Process Act (§ 2.2-4000 et seq. of the Code of Virginia).

The director will not accept any petition relating to:

1. Equivalent testing or analytical methods contained in EPA Publication SW-846;

2. Definitions of regulated medical waste contained in Part III (9VAC20-120-80 et seq.) of this chapter; and

3. A change in the regulatory requirements that the petitioner is currently violating until such time as the violation has been resolved through the enforcement process.

Statutory Authority

§ 10.1-1402 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR672-40-01:1 § 11.1, eff. June 29, 1994; amended, Volume 18, Issue 18, eff. June 19, 2002.

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