Proposed Legislative Rules

2019 Proposed Rules

To read the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection's 2019 proposed legislative rules in their entirety, click on the corresponding links below. Copies of the rules are also available from the Secretary of State's office.

Division of Water and Waste Management

47CSR2 - Water Quality Standards Triennial Review

The Division of Water and Waste Management has scheduled a public hearing on the Water Quality Standards for Tuesday, July 10 at 6:00 p.m. in the Coopers Rock Conference Room at WVDEP headquarters. In addition to oral comments provided at the public hearing, the agency will accept written comments up until the hearing’s conclusion at 8PM on July 10th.

Division of Air Quality

45CSR8 - Ambient Air Quality Standards
45CSR16 - Standards of Performance for New Stationary Sources
45CSR25 - Control of Air Pollution from Hazardous Waste Treatment, Storage, and Disposal Facilities
45CSR34 - Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants
45CSR36 - Transportation Conformity
45CSR38 - Provisions for Determination of Compliance with Air Quality Management Rules
45CSR43 - Cross-State Air Pollution Rule to Control Annual Nitrogen Oxides Emissions, Annual Sulfur Dioxode Emisisons, and Ozone Season Nitrogen Oxides Emissions

The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Division of Air Quality (DAQ) has scheduled a public hearing for its 2019 proposed legislative rules on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at the DEP Charleston headquarters located at 601 57th Street S.E., Charleston, WV 25304. The public hearing will begin at 6:00 p.m. in the Dolly Sods Conference Room #1125.

Oral and written comments will be made part of the rulemaking record. The public comment period begins on June 8, 2018 and ends at the conclusion of the public hearing. Written comments may be submitted at any time during the public comment period to the Public Information Office at the DEP address above or e-mailed to