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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.

Volume 47, Issue 5

District of Columbia: Air quality

The Department of Energy and Environment proposes amendments to D.C. Mun. Regs tit. 20 §§100 and 200, Air Quality. The proposed amendments would clarify the Department's general authorities to protect air quality in the District. Public comments will be accepted until March 6, 2017. See http://www.dcregs.dc.gov/Notice/NoticeListForPublic.aspx?type=Issue&CategoryName=Proposed%20Rulemaking&IssueID=641

Air quality

Florida: Sustainability

The Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission proposes an amendment to Fla. Admin. Code Ann. R. 68-1.003, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Grants Program. The proposed amendment would address revisions to the grant program's guidelines, budget forms, and application form. Public comments will be accepted until March 2, 2017. See https://www.flrules.org/Gateway/View_notice.asp?id=18584538

Sustainability

Florida: Water (generally)

The Water Management Districts proposes amendments to Fla. Admin. Code Ann. R. 40D-26.091, Facilitating Agricultural Resource Management Systems Program. The proposed amendment will update the FARMS Model used to ensure an effective cost/benefit ratio for each proposed project implementing typical best management practices. Public comments will be accepted until February 27, 2017. See https://www.flrules.org/Gateway/View_notice.asp?id=18567272

Water (generally)

Illinois: Quality

The Environmental Protection Agency proposes to update Ill. Admin. Code tit. 35 §681, Water Supply Operator Certification. The proposed amendments would update duties of contract operators and facility classifications, among other things. Public comment will be accepted until March 20, 2017. See http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/index/register/register_vo... (pp. 748-50).

Quality

Virginia: Natural Resources (generally)

The Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services proposes amendments to 2 Va. Admin. Code §425, Vapor Pressure Requirements for Gasoline Ethanol Blends. The proposed amendment would continue to provide a 1.0 psi exception above the maximum vapor pressure set by ASTM to maintain the current regulatory framework. Public comment will be accepted until April 7, 2017. See http://register.dls.virginia.gov/details.aspx?id=6202

Natural Resources (generally)