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State Update Volume 44, Issue 22

Virginia: Water

The State Water Control Board amended 9 Va. Admin. Code §25.830, Chesapeake Bay Preservation Area Designation and Management Regulations. Changes pertain to the general performance criteria for localities subject to the provisions of the Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act and the regulation of Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act land-disturbing activities. See http://register.dls.virginia.gov/details.aspx?id=4538.

Water (generally)

Virginia: Water

The State Water Control Board amended 9 Va. Admin. Code §25.720 in order to add one TMDL wasteload allocation for the James River Basin and two TMDL wasteload allocations for the Tennessee-Big Sandy River Basin. See http://register.dls.virginia.gov/details.aspx?id=4537.

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Virginia: Waste

The Waste Management Board amended 9 Va. Admin. Code §20.60, Virginia Hazardous Waste Management Regulations. Changes remove the requirement that hazardous waste transporters obtain a hazardous waste transporter permit and clarify that a federal EPA identification number is required. See http://register.dls.virginia.gov/details.aspx?id=4535.

Waste (generally)

Texas: Waste

The Commission on Environmental Quality amended 30 Tex. Admin. Code §§330.7, .671, .673, and .675. Changes authorize small counties or municipalities to dispose of certain demolition waste under a permit by rule and revise rules pertaining to the waste disposal fees at municipal solid waste and disposal facilities. See http://www.sos.state.tx.us/texreg/archive/July252014/Adopted%20Rules/30.ENVIRONMENTAL%20QUALITY.html#99.

Waste (generally)

Texas: Water

The Commission on Environmental Quality amended 30 Tex. Admin. Code §321. Changes implement revised federal concentrated animal feeding operation regulations and effluent guidelines. See http://www.sos.state.tx.us/texreg/archive/July252014/Adopted%20Rules/30.ENVIRONMENTAL%20QUALITY.html#97.

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Texas: Air

The Commission on Environmental Quality amended 30 Tex. Admin. Code §116, pertaining to the Flexible Permit Program (FPP). Changes seek to ensure that the FPP rules will be approved as a revision to the Texas SIP. See http://www.sos.state.tx.us/texreg/archive/July252014/Adopted%20Rules/30.ENVIRONMENTAL%20QUALITY.html#94.

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South Carolina: Water

The Department of Health and Environmental Control proposed to amend S.C. Reg. 61-58, State Primary Drinking Water Regulations, in order to maintain consistency with federal regulations. Changes remove the monthly maximum contaminant level violation for total coliform detections. A public hearing will be held on September 11, 2014, and the deadline for comment is August 25. See http://www.scstatehouse.gov/state_register.php?first=FILE&pdf=1&file=sr38-6.pdf.

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Pennsylvania: Air

The Department of Environmental Protection seeks public comment on a proposed SIP revision. Changes to SIP demonstrate how the lower Beaver Valley Area will attain the lead standard by December 31, 2015. A public hearing will be held on September 3, 2014, and the deadline for comment is September 5. See http://www.pabulletin.com/secure/data/vol44/44-30/1579.html.

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New Hampshire: Water

The Department of Environmental Services proposed to amend Env-Wq 1300, pertaining to the Clean Lakes Program. Changes include adding three species to the list of prohibited exotic weeds, specifying the placement of buoys if a restricted use area is in a cove, and clarifying the reporting requirements for grant recipients. A public hearing will be held on August 15, 2014, and the deadline for comment is August 29. See http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/rules/register/2014/july-24-14.pdf (pp. 5-6).

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New Hampshire: Water

The Department of Environmental Services proposed to amend Env-Dw 1100 in order to readopt and revise the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Program. Changes include incorporating new or modified federal requirements, expanding the categories of eligible infrastructure projects, and simplifying the rules on developing and maintaining the project priority list. A public hearing will be held on August 20, 2014, and the deadline for comment is August 27.

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