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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 26

Alaska: Sustainability

The Department of Environmental Conservation proposes to adopt revisions to Alaska Admin. Code tit. 18, §50, regarding changes in requirements for excess emissions. The revisions would also update the adoption date of the State Air Quality Control Plan. A public hearing will be held on October 11, 2016. Comments will be accepted until 5:00pm on October 14, 2016. See https://aws.state.ak.us/OnlinePublicNotices/Notices/View.aspx?id=182760.

Sustainability

Arizona: Clean Air Act (CAA)

The Department of Environmental Quality is proposing amendments to Ariz. Rev. Stat. §18-2, Air Pollution Control. This rulemaking intends to remedy deficiencies identified by EPA in Arizona's new source review (NSR) rules. This rulemaking action is also required to secure approval of Arizona's NSR rules into the SIP and to avoid sanctions and imposition of a federal implementation plan under the CAA. A hearing will be held on October 11, 2016. Comments will be accepted until October 11, 2016.

Clean Air Act (CAA)

Colorado: Air (generally)

The Department of Public Health and Environment Air Quality Control Commission is proposing revisions to 5 Colo. Code Regs. §1001-14, Air Quality Standards, Designations, and Emission Budgets. A hearing will be held on November 17, 2016. See http://www.sos.state.co.us/CCR/Upload/NoticeOfRulemaking/ProposedRuleAttach2016-00422.doc.

Air (generally)

Colorado: Air (generally)

The Department of Public Health and Environment Air Quality Control Commission is proposing revisions to 5 Colo. Code Regs. §1001-13, Motor Vehicle Emissions Inspection Program. A hearing will be held on November 17, 2016. See http://www.sos.state.co.us/CCR/Upload/NoticeOfRulemaking/ProposedRuleAttach2016-00421.doc.

Air (generally)

Colorado: Air (generally)

The Department of Public Health and Environment Air Quality Control Commission is proposing revisions to 5 Colo. Code Regs. §1001-9, Control of Ozone via Ozone Precursors and Control of Hydrocarbons via Oil and Gas Emissions (Emissions of Volatile Organic Compounds and Nitrogen Oxides). A hearing will be held on November 17, 2016. See http://www.sos.state.co.us/CCR/Upload/NoticeOfRulemaking/ProposedRuleAttach2016-00420.doc.

Air (generally)

Colorado: Hazardous Substances

The Department of Public Health and Environment Hazardous Materials and Waste Management Division is proposing revisions to 6 Colo. Code Regs. §1007-1-21, Colorado Low Income Radon Mitigation Assistance Program. A hearing will be held on October 19, 2016. See http://www.sos.state.co.us/CCR/Upload/NoticeOfRulemaking/ProposedRuleAttach2016-00399.pdf.

Hazardous Substances

Colorado: Quality

The Department of Public Health and Environment Water Quality Control Commission is proposing revisions to 5 Colo. Code Regs. §1003-2, Water and Wastewater Facility Operators Certification Requirements. A hearing will be held on November 29, 2016. Initial written comments are due by October 17, 2016 and any written responsive comments must be received by November 16, 2016. See http://www.sos.state.co.us/CCR/Upload/NoticeOfRulemaking/ProposedRuleAttach2016-00426.pdf.

Quality

Wyoming: Waste (generally)

The Department of Environmental Quality is proposing revisions to Wyo. Stat. §35-11-503, Solid Waste Rules and Regulation. Changes include acreage limits related to waste management activities, uniformly manage landfills, and other revisions. A public hearing will be held on November 17, 2016. Comments will be accepted until October 24, 2016. See http://soswy.state.wy.us/Rules/RULES/10250.pdf.

Waste (generally)