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State Update Volume 44, Issue 6

New York: Invasive Species

The Department of Environmental Conservation amended N.Y. Comp. Code R. and Regs. tit. 1, §139.2 in order to lift the Asian Long Horned Beetle quarantine in Manhattan and on Staten Island. See http://docs.dos.ny.gov/info/register/2014/feb12/pdf/rulemaking.pdf (p. 1).

Invasive Species

Washington: Air

The Department of Ecology amended Wash. Admin. Code §173.433, pertaining to solid fuel burning devices. Changes seek to modify thresholds for calling burn bans in areas at risk for nonattainment, meet EPA requirements, and improve rule clarity and consistency. See http://apps.leg.wa.gov/documents/laws/wsr/2014/04/14-04-013.htm.

Air (generally)

Virginia: Hazardous Substances

The Waste Management Board amended 9 Va. Admin. Code §20.110 in order to incorporate federal amendments pertaining to the transportation of hazardous materials. See http://register.dls.virginia.gov/vol30/iss12/v30i12.pdf (pp. 1643).

Hazardous Substances

Virginia: Hazardous Substances

The Waste Management Board amended 9 Va. Admin. Code §20.60, Virginia Hazardous Waste Management Regulations. Changes incorporate federal updates to Title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations and adopt the conditional exclusions for solvent contaminated wipes. The amendments will take effect March 12, 2014. See http://register.dls.virginia.gov/vol30/iss12/v30i12.pdf (pp. 1642).

Hazardous Substances

Virginia: Air

The Air Pollution Control Board proposed to amend 9 Va. Admin. Code §5.80, Permits for Stationary Sources. Changes revise the definition of “nonroad engine” to maintain consistency with the federal definition. The deadline for comment is March 12, 2014. See http://register.dls.virginia.gov/vol30/iss12/v30i12.pdf (pp. 1633-42).

Air (generally)

Virginia: Toxic Substances

The Air Pollution Control Board proposed to amend 9 Va. Admin. Code §5.10. Changes update the definition of volatile organic compounds. The deadline for comment is March 12, 2014. See http://register.dls.virginia.gov/vol30/iss12/v30i12.pdf (pp. 1624-33).

Toxic Substances (generally)

Utah: Waste

The Department of Environmental Quality proposed to amend Utah Admin. Code r. 317.5, Large Underground Wastewater Disposal Systems. Changes make clarifications and update outdated language. The deadline for comment is March 17, 2014. See http://www.rules.utah.gov/publicat/bull_pdf/2014/b20140215.pdf (pp. 26-42).

Waste (generally)

Texas: Invasive Species

The Department of Agriculture adopted 4 Tex. Admin. Code §§19.500-509 in order to implement a quarantine for the Mexican fruit fly. The rules took effect January 23, 2014. See http://www.sos.state.tx.us/texreg/archive/February72014/Emergency%20Rules/4.AGRICULTURE.html#3.

Invasive Species

North Carolina: Natural Resources

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources proposed to amend 15A N.C. Admin. Code 02B.0306. Changes would reclassify a portion of the Green River in Polk County from Class C to a Class WS-IV Critical Area and WS-IV Protected Area. A public hearing will be held on March 27, 2014, and the deadline for comment is April 21, 2014. See http://www.ncoah.com/rules/register/Volume28Issue16February172014.pdf (pp. 1865-66).

Natural Resources (generally)

Montana: Quality

The Board of Environmental Review proposed to amend Mont. Admin. R. 17.30, pertaining to water quality. Changes would adopt new Department Circular DEQ-12A, which contains base numeric nutrient standards for total nitrogen and total phosphorous, and would incorporate DEQ-12A into surface water quality classifications and nondegradation rules. A public hearing will be held on March 24, 2014, and the deadline for comment is April 1, 2014. See http://sos.mt.gov/arm/Register/archives/MAR2014/MAR14-03.pdf (pp.

Quality