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State Update Volume 44, Issue 4

South Carolina: Toxic Substances

The Department of Health and Environment adopted emergency amendments to S.C. Reg. 61 in order to prohibit the land application of sludge with quantifiable levels of PCBs from wastewater systems. See http://www.scstatehouse.gov/state_register.php?first=FILE&pdf=1&file=sr38-1.pdf (pp. 15-18).

Toxic Substances (generally)

Virginia: Water

The State Water Control Board amended 9 Va. Admin. Code §25.190, Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System General Permit Regulation for Nonmetallic Mineral Mining. Changes include the addition of a special condition that eliminates the need for discharge monitoring reports for certain process water systems. The amendments will take effect July 1, 2014. See http://register.dls.virginia.gov/vol30/iss11/v30i11.pdf (pp. 1551-1570).

Water (generally)

Virginia: Water

The State Water Control Board amended 9 Va. Admin. Code §25.151, pertaining to the General Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit for Discharges of Storm Water Associated with Industrial Activity. Changes extend the permit expiration date from July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2019. The amendments will take effect July 1, 2014. See http://register.dls.virginia.gov/vol30/iss11/v30i11.pdf (pp. 1467-1551).

Water (generally)

Virginia: Clean Water Act (CWA)

The State Water Control Board amended 9 Va. Admin. Code §25.31, pertaining to the Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit Regulation. Changes incorporate federal regulations and allow Virginia to use the latest versions of federal effluent guidelines. The amendments will take effect February 26, 2014. See http://register.dls.virginia.gov/vol30/iss11/v30i11.pdf (pp. 1451-1467).

Clean Water Act (CWA)

Indiana: Waste

The Department of Environmental Management proposed to amend 329 Ind. Admin. Code §16, pertaining to electronic waste. Changes would allow for greater flexibility for electronic waste recycling and disposal facilities. The deadline for comment is February 21, 2014. See http://www.in.gov/legislative/iac/20140122-IR-329140019FNA.xml.html.

Waste (generally)

Indiana: Water

The Natural Resources Commission proposed to amend 312 Ind. Admin. Code §6.2.1 and add §6.2.2, pertaining to water management under the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact. See http://www.in.gov/legislative/iac/20140122-IR-312130335PRA.xml.html.

Water (generally)

North Carolina: Land Use

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources proposed to amend 7 N.C. Admin. Code 7H.0312, .1204-.1205, and .1305. Changes seek to minimize the financial burden of beach fill project permits and permits for non-commercial boat ramps and to allow for greater flexibility in the permits used for the construction of piers and docking facilities. A public hearing will be held on February 26, 2014, and the deadline for comment is March 17, 2014.

Land Use (generally)

Nevada: Natural Resources

The Commission of Mineral Resources proposed to amend Nev. Admin. Code §522.2-17, pertaining to oil and gas wells. Changes include implementing a system to manage hydraulic fracturing and establishing requirements for water quality sampling. See http://www.leg.state.nv.us/register/2014Register/R011-14I.pdf.

Natural Resources (generally)

Nebraska: Waste

The Department of Environmental Quality proposed to amend 128 Neb. Admin. Code §§001-002, concerning hazardous waste. Changes would incorporate the language of Legislative Bill 203, which excludes slag as a regulated wastewater, and would adopt the language of Legislative Bill 549, which institutes a new funding amount and sunset date for the scrap tire grant program. A public hearing will be held on February 6, 2014.

Waste (generally)

Montana: Quality

The Board of Environmental Review proposed to amend Mont. Admin. R. 17.30.630, Temporary Water Quality Standards. The amendments would extend the temporary standards for Daisy Creek, Stillwater River, and Fisher Creek due to expire on June 4, 2014 to June 4, 2019. A public hearing will be held on February 20, 2014, and the deadline for comment is February 27, 2014. See http://sos.mt.gov/arm/Register/archives/MAR2014/MAR14-02.pdf (pp. 183-186).

Quality