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State Update Volume 41, Issue 9

Indiana: Climate Change

The Air Pollution Control Board amended 326 Ind. Admin. Code 2 to incorporate the greenhouse gas tailoring rule. The amendment took effect March 14, 2011. http://www.in.gov/legislative/iac/20110316-IR-326100505FRA.xml.pdf.

Climate Change (generally)

New York: Wildlife

The Department of Environmental Conservation proposed to amend N.Y. Comp. Codes R. & Regs. tit. 6, §41, Sanitary Conditions of Shellfish Lands. The change would reclassify shellfish lands to allow the harvest of shellfish throughout the year. Public comment will be accepted through May 2, 2011. http://www.dos.state.ny.us/info/register/2011/mar9/pdfs/rules.pdf pp. 2-5.

Wildlife

Oklahoma: Wildlife

The Department of Wildlife Conservation amended Okla. Admin. Code §800.20, Restrictions on Aquatic Species Introduction. Changes alter the list of restricted aquatic nuisance species and rules on movement of aquatic plants. http://www.oar.state.ok.us/register/Volume-28_Issue-12.htm#a24329.

Wildlife

Pennsylvania: Air

The Department of Environmental Protection proposed to amend 25 Pa. Code §145.8(d), relating to transition to Clear Air Interstate Rule nitrogen oxide trading programs. The comment period will end on March 28, 2011. http://www.pabulletin.com/secure/data/vol41/41-11/428.html.

Air

Tennessee: Air

The Department of Environment and Conservation amended Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1200.03.26, Administrative Fees Schedule, to raise fees associated with the air pollution permit program. Changes relate to construction projects. http://state.tn.us/sos/rules_filings/03-12-11.pdf.

Air

Texas: Air

The Commission on Environmental Quality repealed 30 Tex. Admin. Code §116.118, which addresses facilities that were exempted from obtaining an authorization to emit air contaminants under Texas Health and Safety Code §382.0518(g) and how these facilities could meet the requirements of the qualified facility rules. EPA published in the Federal Register that it intended to disapprove of this rule as a revision of the SIP. The rule took effect March 17, 2011. http://www.sos.state.tx.us/texreg/pdf/currview/0311is.pdf pp.

Air

Texas: Water

The Commission on Environmental Quality proposed to amend 30 Tex. Admin. Code §§334.42, 334.45, 334.49, & 334.50, Underground and Aboveground Storage Tanks. The rules took effect March 17, 2011. http://www.sos.state.tx.us/texreg/pdf/currview/0311is.pdf pp. 1675-78.

Water

Pennsylvania: Air

The Department of Environmental Protection proposed to amend 25 Pa. Code §145.8(d), relating to transition to Clear Air Interstate Rule nitrogen oxide trading programs. The comment period will end on March 28, 2011. http://www.pabulletin.com/secure/data/vol41/41-11/428.html.

Air

Tennessee: Air

The Department of Environment and Conservation amended Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1200.03.26, Administrative Fees Schedule, to raise fees associated with the air pollution permit program. Changes relate to construction projects. http://state.tn.us/sos/rules_filings/03-12-11.pdf.

Air

Texas: Air

The Commission on Environmental Quality repealed 30 Tex. Admin. Code §116.118, which addresses facilities that were exempted from obtaining an authorization to emit air contaminants under Texas Health and Safety Code §382.0518(g) and how these facilities could meet the requirements of the qualified facility rules. EPA published in the Federal Register that it intended to disapprove of this rule as a revision of the SIP. The rule took effect March 17, 2011. http://www.sos.state.tx.us/texreg/pdf/currview/0311is.pdf pp.

Air