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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 20. Virginia Waste Management Board
Chapter 170. Transportation of Solid and Medical Wastes on State Waters

9VAC20-170-400:3. APPENDIX III..


(NOTE: Instructions in brackets are to be replaced with the relevant information and the brackets deleted.)



Department of Environmental Quality

P.O. Box 1105

Richmond, Virginia 23218

Dear [Sir or Madam]:

We hereby establish our Irrevocable Letter of Credit No.[....] in your favor at the request and for the account of [vessel owner's or operator's name and address] up to the aggregate amount of [in words] U.S. dollars [$....], available upon presentation of

1. Your sight draft, bearing reference to this letter of credit No.[....] together with

2. Your signed statement declaring that the amount of the draft is payable pursuant to regulations issued under the authority of the Department of Environmental Quality, Commonwealth of Virginia.

The following vessels are included in the amount of this letter of credit: (See attached Schedule of Covered Vessels).

This letter of credit is effective as of [date] and will expire on [date at least one year later], but such expiration date will be automatically extended for a period of [at least one year] on [date] and on each successive expiration date, unless, at least 120 days before the current expiration date, we notify you and [owner or operator's name] by certified mail that we decide not to extend the Letter of Credit beyond the current expiration date. In the event you are so notified, unused portion of the credit will be available upon presentation of your sight draft for 120 days after the date of receipt by you as shown on the signed return receipt; in addition, the unused portion of the credit will be available for an additional 90 days from the stated expiration date upon presentation of your sight draft and your signed statement declaring that there is a compliance procedure pending.

Whenever this letter of credit is drawn on under and in compliance with the terms of this credit, we will duly honor such draft upon presentation to us, and we will pay to you the amount of the draft promptly and directly.

I hereby certify that I am authorized to execute this letter of credit on behalf of [issuing institution] and that the wording of this letter of credit is identical to the wording specified in the relevant regulations of the Department of Environmental Quality, Commonwealth of Virginia.


[Signature and title of official of issuing institution] [Date]

This credit is subject to [insert "the most recent edition of the Uniform Customs and Practice for Documentary Credits, published by the International Chamber of Commerce," or "the Uniform Commercial Code"].



Letter of credit [insert letter of credit number] is applicable to the following vessels:

Vessel Name

Gross tons



Statutory Authority

§ 10.1-1402 and 10.1-1454.1 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 19, Issue 19, eff. July 2, 2003; amended, Virginia Register Volume 28, Issue 23, eff. August 15, 2012.

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