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State Update Volume 42, Issue 23

Maryland: Clean Air Act (CAA)

The Department of the Environment proposed to repeal and adopt a new Md. Code Regs. 29.11.29, Control of NOx Emissions from Natural Gas Pipeline Compression Stations. The rule would consolidate all nitrogen oxide requirements for internal combustion engines used to compress natural gas. There will be a public hearing September 12, 2012. See http://www.dsd.state.md.us/mdregister/3916.pdf (pp. 1124-26).

Clean Air Act (CAA)

Maryland: Clean Air Act (CAA)

The Department of the Environment proposed to amend Md. Code Regs. 26.11.08 Control of Incinerators. Changes would amend requirements pertaining to the compliance schedule for hospital, medical, infectious and medical waste incinerators to provide flexibility in meeting compliance dates. There will be a public hearing September 12, 2012. See http://www.dsd.state.md.us/mdregister/3916.pdf (pp. 1119-20).

Clean Air Act (CAA)

Maryland: Clean Air Act (CAA)

The Department of the Environment proposed to amend Md. Code Regs. 26.11.02, Permits, Approvals, and Registration. Changes would reverse an effect of a recent amendment to the definition of NESHAP source by allowing some sources to remain exempt from permit requirements. There will be a public hearing September 12, 2012. See http://www.dsd.state.md.us/mdregister/3916.pdf (pp. 1118-19).

Clean Air Act (CAA)

California: Toxic Substances

The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment will hold a public hearing to consider listing C.I. Disperse Yellow 3 and 2,6-dimethyl-N-nitrosomorpholine as a chemical known to the state to cause cancer. The hearing will be on November 29, 2012, and the deadline for written comment is October 9. See http://www.oal.ca.gov/res/docs/pdf/notice/32z-2012.pdf (pp. 1117-18).

Toxic Substances (generally)

Maryland: Clean Air Act (CAA)

The Department of the Environment proposed to amend Md. Code Regs. 26.11.09, Control of Fuel-Burning Equipment, Stationary Internal Combustion Engines, and Certain Fuel-Burning Installations, and 26.11.14 Control of Emissions from Kraft Pulp Mills. Changes would incorporate reasonably available control technology requirements for nitrogen oxide, better describe the volatile organic compound control systems and requirements, and include sulfur dioxide limitations that were part of a recent consent order, among other revisions. There will be a public hearing September 12, 2012.

Clean Air Act (CAA)