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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 20. Virginia Waste Management Board
Chapter 130. Solid Waste Planning and Recycling Regulations

9VAC20-130-40. Purpose of regulations.

The purpose of these regulations is to:

1. Establish minimum requirements for solid waste management planning and recycling for protection of the public health, public safety, the environment, and natural resources throughout the Commonwealth; promote local and regional planning that provides for environmentally sound and compatible solid waste management with the most effective and efficient use of available resources;

2. Establish procedures and rules for designation of regional boundaries for solid waste management plans;

3. Establish state, local government, regional or area served by the plan responsible for meeting and maintaining the minimum recycling rates;

4. Establish the requirement in compliance with the Virginia Waste Management Act, §§ 10.1-1411 and 10.1-1408.1 D 1 (vi) of the Code of Virginia, for withholding issuance of permits for solid waste management facility; and

5. Provide for reasonable variance and exemptions.

Statutory Authority

§ 10.1-1411 of the Code of Virginia; 42 USC § 6942(b), 40 CFR Parts 255 and 256.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR672-50-01 § 3.3, eff. May 15, 1990; amended, Virginia Register Volume 17, Issue 21, eff. August 1, 2001; Volume 24, Issue 4, eff. November 28, 2007.

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