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State Update Volume 44, Issue 34

Utah: Wilderness

The Department of Natural Resources is proposing to adopt Utah Admin. Code r.652-160 regarding wilderness management. The rule would establish regulations for managing wilderness if, and when, the state receives federal land with wilderness protective status. The deadline for comment is December 31, 2014. See http://www.rules.utah.gov/publicat/bull_pdf/2014/b20141201.pdf (pp. 36-39).

Wilderness

South Carolina: Waste

The Department of Health and Environmental Control is proposing to amend S.C. Code Ann. Regs. 61-107.3 regarding waste tire management. Among other changes, amendments would clarify definitions and establish bonding requirements for waste tire haulers. A public hearing will be held January 8, 2015, and the deadline for comment is December 29, 2014. See http://www.scstatehouse.gov/state_register.php?first=FILE&pdf=1&file=sr38-11.pdf (pp. 60-66).

Waste

South Carolina: Hazardous

The Department of Health and Environmental Control is proposing to amend S.C. Code Ann. Regs. 61-79 regarding hazardous waste management. Among other changes, the amendments would allow the regulated community to use best demonstrated available technologies for treatment of specific types of waste. A public hearing will be held January 8, 2015, and the deadline for comment is December 29, 2014.

Hazardous

South Carolina: Waste

The Department of Health and Environmental Control is proposing to adopt S.C. Code Ann. Regs. 61 regarding disposal of electronic devices. Among other things, the adoption would establish procedures for banning devices from disposal in solid waste landfills. A public hearing will be held January 8, 2015, and the deadline for comment is December 29, 2014. See http://www.scstatehouse.gov/state_register.php?first=FILE&pdf=1&file=sr38-11.pdf (pp. 41-45).

Waste

Pennsylvania: Medical

The Department of Environmental Protection is seeking public comment on their request to be delegated authority to implement the federal Hospital/Medical/Infectious Waste Incinerators Plan under the CAA. A public hearing will be held January 6, 2015, and the deadline for comment is January 9, 2015. See http://www.pabulletin.com/secure/data/vol44/44-48/2466.html.

Medical

Oklahoma: Quality

The Water Resources Board is proposing to amend various sections of Okla. Admin. Code §785:45, 46, and 50 regarding water quality standards. Among other changes, the amendments would clarify language associated with dissolved oxygen criteria and define the terms "wetland" and "ecological integrity." A public hearing will be held January 20, 2015, and the deadline for comment is also January 20, 2015.

Quality

Oklahoma: Quantity

The Department of Environmental Quality is proposing to amend various sections of Okla. Admin. Code §252:627 regarding water reuse systems. Among other changes, the amendments would remove the requirement of obtaining a permit for the use of reclaimed water within wastewater treatment plant boundaries. Public hearings will be held on January 15, 2015, and February 20, 2015. Oral comments may be submitted at the hearings. The deadline for written comment is December 31, 2014.

Quantity

Oklahoma: Solid

The Department of Environmental Quality is proposing to amend Okla. Admin. Code §§252:515-21-32 and 71 regarding used tire processing. Changes would eliminate the requirement that 50% of priority list cleanup tires come from illegal dumps. Public hearings will be held on January 15, 2015, and February 20, 2015. Oral comments may be submitted at the hearings. The deadline for written comment is January 14, 2015.

Solid

Oklahoma: Underground injection

The Department of Environmental Quality is proposing to amend Okla. Admin. Code §§252:4-7-76 to 78 regarding underground injections. Changes would expand the permitting options available for disposal of drinking water treatment residuals. Public hearing will be held on January 13, 2015, and February 20, 2015. Oral comments may be submitted at the hearings. The deadline for written comment is January 12, 2015.

Underground injection

North Carolina: Oceans

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources is proposing to amend 15A N.C. Admin. Code 07K.0208 regarding Coastal Area Management Act permits for single family residences. Changes would remove the requirement that applicants obtain a statement of no objection from adjacent property owners, extend the permit to three years and allow materials other than wood to be used for accessways to the water. The deadline for comment is January 30, 2015.

Oceans