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State Update Volume 44, Issue 10

Iowa: Clean Water Act (CWA)

The Environmental Protection Commission proposed to amend Iowa Admin. Code Ch. 61, Water Quality Standards. The amendment would provide the water quality certification required by Section 401 of the CWA for the reissuance of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Regional Permit 7. A public hearing will be held on April 8, 2014, and the deadline for comment is April 18, 2014. See https://www.legis.iowa.gov/docs/aco/bulletin/03-19-2014.pdf (pp. 1876-78).

Clean Water Act (CWA)

Illinois: Waste

The Pollution Control Board amended 35 Ill. Admin. Code §§814, Standards for Existing Landfills and Units. Changes correct cross-references to incorporations by reference to federal law and regulations that pertain to municipal solid waste landfill regulations. Amendments took effect March 13, 2014. See http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/index/register/register_volume38_issue13.pdf (pp. 7294-302).

Waste (generally)

Illinois: Waste

The Pollution Control Board amended 35 Ill. Admin. Code §811, Standards for New Solid Waste Landfills. Changes correct cross-references to incorporations by reference to federal law and regulations that pertain to municipal solid waste landfill regulations. Amendments took effect March 13, 2014. See http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/index/register/register_volume38_issue13.pdf (pp. 7259-93).

Waste (generally)

Illinois: Hazardous Substances

The Pollution Control Board amended 35 Ill. Admin. Code §810, Solid Waste Disposal: General Provisions. Changes update incorporations by reference to federal regulations pertaining to hazardous waste and underground injection control facilities. Amendments took effect March 13, 2014. See http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/index/register/register_volume38_issue13.pdf (pp. 7253-58).

Hazardous Substances

Illinois: Hazardous Substances

The Pollution Control Board amended 35 Ill. Admin. Code §720, Hazardous Waste Management System: General. Changes update incorporations by reference to federal regulations pertaining to hazardous waste and underground injection control facilities. Amendments took effect March 13, 2014. See http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/index/register/register_volume38_issue13.pdf (pp. 7189-220).

Hazardous Substances

Illinois: Water

The Environmental Protection Agency amended 35 Ill. Admin. Code §681 in order to establish procedures for obtaining a drinking water operator certification. Changes took effect April 1, 2014. See http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/index/register/register_volume38_issue13.pdf (pp. 7114-55).

Water (generally)

Illinois: Land Use

The Department of Agriculture adopted emergency rule 8 Ill. Admin. Code §241 in order to begin implementation of the Forever Green Program. The rulemaking took effect March 6, 2014. See http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/index/register/register_volume38_issue12.pdf.

Land Use (generally)

Florida: Water

The Department of Environmental Protection proposed to amend 62 Fla. Admin. Code §550.310 and .519. Changes would require non-transient, non-community water systems to monitor and meet drinking water standards in order to ensure customers served by these water systems are protected against exposure to radionuclide contaminants. The deadline for comment was April 4, 2014. See https://www.flrules.org/Gateway/View_notice.asp?id=14323910.

Water (generally)

Florida: Water

The Department of Environmental Protection proposed to amend 62 Fla. Admin. Code §304.645. Changes would establish nitrite TMDLs for Weeki Wachee Spring and the freshwater segment of the Weeki Wachee River; total nitrogen and total phosphorous TMDLs for Kings Bay; and nitrate and orthophosphate TMDLs for Hunter Spring, House Spring, Idiot’s Delight Spring, Tarpon Spring, and Black Spring. The deadline for comment was March 31, 2014. See https://www.flrules.org/Gateway/View_notice.asp?id=14299466.

Water (generally)

Florida: Water

The Department of Environmental Protection proposed to amend 62 Fla. Admin. Code §304.505. Changes would establish a nitrate TMDL for the Volusia Blue Spring and Volusia Blue Spring Run in the Middle St. Johns River Basin. The deadline for comment was March 31, 2014. See https://www.flrules.org/Gateway/View_notice.asp?id=14299369.

Water (generally)