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State Update Volume 44, Issue 15

Wisconsin: Wildlife

The Department of Natural Resources proposed to amend Wis. Admin. Code NR 40.04(2) and 40.05(2) in order to update Wisconsin’s list of regulated invasive species. Public hearings will be held on June 17 and 18, and the deadline for comment is June 30, 2014. See http://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/code/register/2014/701a/rulemaking_notices/1/1.

Wildlife (generally)

Pennsylvania: Air

The Department of Environmental Protection seeks public participation on a proposed revision to SIP. Changes would redesignate the Philadelphia area as an attainment area. A public hearing will be held on June 12, and the deadline for comment is June 13, 2014. See http://www.pabulletin.com/secure/data/vol44/44-19/986.html.

 

Air (generally)

Ohio: Waste

The Environmental Protection Agency proposed to amend Ohio Admin. Code §§3745.560.130, .230, and .330, pertaining to compost quality standards for class I, II, and III composting facilities. Changes correct two errors in the heavy metals table. The deadline for comment is May 28, 2014, and a public hearing will be held that day. See http://epa.ohio.gov/portals/34/document/draftrule/pubnot_560.pdf.

Waste (generally)

Nevada: Land Use

The State Land Registrar proposed to amend Nev. Admin. Code §322. Changes establish a procedure for obtaining authorization from the State Land Register for use of lands associated with navigable waters. See http://www.leg.state.nv.us/register/2013Register/R135-13RP1.pdf.

Land Use (generally)

Nevada: Land Use

The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources proposed to amend Nev. Admin. Code §445A.044. Changes pertain to permits issued by the State Land Registrar. See http://www.leg.state.nv.us/register/2013Register/R149-13RP1.pdf.

Land Use (generally)

Nebraska: Waste

The Department of Environmental Quality proposed to amend Neb. Admin. Code §133, pertaining to the Litter Reduction and Recycling Grant Program. Changes streamline and clarify the grant application process and the award requirements. A public hearing will be held on June 19, 2014. See http://www.sos.ne.gov/rules-and-regs/regtrack/details.cgi?proposal_id=0000000000001398.

Waste (generally)

Maine: Wildlife

The Department of Marine Resources added emergency amendments to 13-188 Me. Code Regs. Chs. 8 and 32, Elver Transaction Requirements. Changes implement measures to protect elvers and prevent overfishing. Changes took effect May 6, 2014. See http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/rules/notices/2014/050714.html.

Wildlife (generally)

Maine: Hazardous Substances

The Department of Environmental Protection proposed to amend 06-096 Me. Code Regs. Ch. 850, Identification of Hazardous Waste. Changes would remove the requirement that medicinal nitroglycerin containers be triple rinsed in order to be considered empty. The deadline for comment is June 6, 2014. See http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/rules/notices/2014/050714.html.

Hazardous Substances

Indiana: Water

The Water Pollution Control Division proposed to amend 327 Ind. Admin. Code §§2.1, 2.6, 15.2, 15.13, and 17.2. Changes pertain to exceptional use waters and clarify special designations of waters. A public hearing will be held on June 11, 2014. See http://www.in.gov/legislative/iac/20140507-IR-327130290PHA.xml.html.

Water (generally)

Illinois: Water

The Pollution Control Board amended 35 Ill. Admin. Code §611, Primary Drinking Water Standards, pertaining to the certification of laboratories that analyze drinking water samples. Changes allow a water supplier to use a laboratory certified by a sister state when no EPA or Illinois-certified laboratory is available. See http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/index/register/register_volume38_issue19.pdf (pp. 9792-884).

Water (generally)