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Current State Update

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.

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Colorado: Clean Air Act (CAA)

The Air Quality Control Commission proposed to amend Colo. Code Regs. §1001-27. The amendments concern regional haze limits related to the control of oxides of nitrogen, sulfur dioxide, and particulate matter emissions. A hearing will be held November 17, 2021. Comments are due November 2, 2021. See https://www.sos.state.co.us/CCR/DisplayHearingDetails.do?trackingNumber=2021-00519.

Clean Air Act (CAA)

Colorado: Clean Air Act (CAA)

The Air Quality Control Commission proposed to amend Colo. Code Regs. §1001-23. Proposed revisions include updating regulatory language and lowering clearance and lead dust hazard levels to reflect changes in federal regulation. A hearing will be held November 18, 2021. Comments are due November 2, 2021. See https://www.sos.state.co.us/CCR/DisplayHearingDetails.do?trackingNumber=2021-00517.

Clean Air Act (CAA)

Florida: Aquaculture

The Division of Aquaculture proposed amendments to the Aquaculture Best Management Practices manual to include specific rules for the food fish production of Florida largemouth bass. The new rules would require any facility that cultures Florida largemouth bass to maintain stock acquisition documentation or records of genetic testing. Comments are due October 1, 2021. See https://www.flrules.org/Gateway/View_notice.asp?id=24985083.

Aquaculture

Florida: Clean Air Act (CAA)

The Department of Environmental Protection proposed amendments to Fla. Admin. Code Ann. R. 62-204.800. The amendments would update the Department’s adoption by reference of air pollution regulations promulgated by EPA. Amendments include language to address the Municipal Solid Waste Landfill Emission Guidelines Federal Plan and adoption of amendments to New Source Performance Standards and NESHAPs. Comments are due September 30, 2021.

Clean Air Act (CAA)

Florida: Waste (generally)

The Department of Environmental Protection proposed to amend Chapter 62-600, Domestic Wastewater Facilities. The amendments would, among other things, establish requirements for power outage contingency plans; collection system assessment, repair, and replacement plans; and annual reporting requirements for pollution mitigation. Comments are due October 7, 2021. See https://www.flrules.org/Gateway/View_notice.asp?id=25015056.

Waste (generally)

New York: Energy (generally)

The Public Service Commission is considering a petition to establish a new competitive program or tier under the Clean Energy Standard to encourage the development of zero emitting electric generating facilities that are not renewable energy systems. Comments are due November 15, 2021. See https://dos.ny.gov/system/files/documents/2021/09/091521.pdf (p. 17).

Energy (generally)

Oklahoma: Clean Air Act (CAA)

The Department of Environmental Quality proposed amendments to Chapter 100, Air Pollution Control. The proposed amendments would incorporate changes to EPA regulations for New Source Performance Standards and NESHAPs. A hearing will be held October 20, 2021. Comments are due October 15, 2021.

Clean Air Act (CAA)

Oklahoma: Hazardous Substances

The Department of Environmental Quality proposed amendments to Chapter 205, Hazardous Waste Management. The amendments would make the Department’s hazardous waste rules consistent with federal regulations by incorporating by reference regulations governing determinations for ignitable liquid hazardous wastes. A hearing will be held October 21, 2021. Comments are due October 21, 2021.

Hazardous Substances