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The latest state regulatory develoments that appear in the current issue of ELR's Weekly Update appear below. For material previously reported, refer to the state update archives.

Current State Update

Volume 46, Issue 24

Mississippi: Water (generally)

The Department of Environmental Quality is proposing to amend 11 Miss. Admin Code pt. 6, ch. 8, the Fiscal Year 2016 Intended Use Plan for the Water Pollution Control Revolving Loan Fund Program. The draft plan determines projects to be funded and terms of the assistance for the funds available in the program. See http://www.sos.ms.gov/ACProposed/00022159b.pdf.

Water (generally)

Nevada: Quality

The State Environmental Commission proposed to amend Nev. Rev. Stat §445A to revise water quality standards relating to E. coli for certain bodies of water in the state. See http://www.leg.state.nv.us/Register/2016Register/R102-16RP1.pdf.

Quality

Nevada: Underground storage tanks (USTs)

The State Environmental Commission proposed to amend Nev. Rev. Stat. §45 to adopt regulations relating to USTs. See http://www.leg.state.nv.us/Register/2016Register/R106-16P.pdf.

Underground storage tanks (USTs)

Nevada: Water (generally)

The State Environmental Commission proposed to amend Nev. Rev. Stat §445A to revise provisions relating to the use of reclaimed water. See http://www.leg.state.nv.us/Register/2016Register/R101-16P.pdf.

Water (generally)

New Jersey: Waste (generally)

The Department of Environmental Protection proposed to amend the N.J. Admin. Code tit. 7, §26, Solid Waste; N.J. Admin. Code tit. 7, §26A, Recycling; N.J. Admin. Code tit. 7, §27, Air Pollution Control; and N.J. Admin. Code tit. 7, §27A, Air Administrative Procedures and Penalties. The amendments would codify and implement provisions from the Legacy Landfill Law, N.J. Stat. Ann. §13:1E-125.1 et seq. A public hearing will be held at 10:00 am on September 23, 2016. Public comment will be accepted until October 14, 2016.

Waste (generally)

North Carolina: Air (generally)

The Department of Environmental Quality proposed to amend 15A N.C. Admin. Code. 02D.0539. Amendments involve air regulation and odor control of feed ingredient manufacturing plants. A public hearing will be held at 3:00 pm on September 22, 2016. Public comment will be accepted until October 14, 2016. See http://www.ncoah.com/rules/register/Volume%2031%20Issue%2004%20August%2015,%202016.pdf (pp. 289-90).

Air (generally)

Ohio: Wildlife (generally)

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife, is holding a public administrative hearing concerning the adoption, amendment, and rescission of Administrative Code rules pertaining to the taking, possession, management, and protection of wild and captive held animals. A public hearing will be held at 9:00 am on September 22, 2016. See http://www.registerofohio.state.oh.us/pdfs/phn/1501$31_NO_301919_20160822_1053.pdf.

Wildlife (generally)

Oklahoma: Radiation

The Department of Environmental Quality proposed rulemaking to Okla. Admin. Code §§252-410.1.7, 410.10.1, 410.10.37, and 410.10.71. Proposed revisions would incorporate NRC regulation updates, among other changes involving radiation management. Public hearings will be held at 10:00 am on September 29, 2016, and at 9:30 am on November 9, 2016. Written comment will be accepted until September 28, 2016. See http://www.deq.state.ok.us/LPDnew/LPProprules.htm (Radiation - Draft Rule).

Radiation

Pennsylvania: Air (generally)

The Department of Environmental Protection is seeking public input on the proposed designation recommendations for the 2015 ozone NAAQS. Public comment will be accepted until September 2, 2016. See http://www.pabulletin.com/secure/data/vol46/46-34/1438.html.

Air (generally)

Pennsylvania: Sustainability

The Department of Environmental Protection's 2015 Climate Change Action Plan Update is now available. Updates involve reduction of greenhouse gases that have been achieved, work plans for emission reductions, and legislative action recommendations. See http://www.pabulletin.com/secure/data/vol46/46-34/1437.html.

Sustainability

Texas: Radiation

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality proposed to amend 30 Tex. Admin. Code §§336.2, 336.315, 336.357, 336.1105, and 336.1113. Proposed amendments involve revising definitions of radioactive materials and notification requirements to ensure compatibility with federal regulations, among other changes. A public hearing will be held at 2:00 pm on September 6, 2016. Written comment will be accepted until September 19, 2016. See http://www.sos.state.tx.us/texreg/pdf/backview/0819/0819is.pdf (pp.

Radiation