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State Update Volume 47, Issue 14

Florida: Quantity

The St. Johns River Water Management District proposed to update and clarify the existing water shortage plan codified in Fla. Admin. Code ch. 40C-21. The proposal would, among other things, update definitions, revise the hydrologic indicators and data used in monitoring and evaluating water conditions, and clarify the noticing requirements and process for declaring and implementing a water shortage declaration.


Oklahoma: Air quality

The Department of Environmental Quality proposes amendments to Okla. Admin. Code § 252:100-7-60.7, Air Pollution Control. The amendments would add a new permit for facilities whose only obligation to obtain a permit is due to the presence of a gasoline dispensing facility or gasoline dispensing facility with an emergency engine that is subject to a federal standard. A public hearing will be held June 7, 2017. See http://www.oar.state.ok.us/oar/codedoc02.nsf/frmMain?OpenFrameSet&Frame=....

Air quality

New Jersey: Wetlands

The Department of Environmental Protection proposes amendments to N.J. Admin. Code §§7:7A, 7:13 and 7:7, Freshwater Wetlands Protection Act Rules, Flood Hazard Area Control Act Rules, and Coastal Zone Management Rules. The amendments will add appropriate flexibility, provide better consistency with federal, local, and other State requirements, implement statutory amendments related to agricultural exemptions and stream cleaning, and address implementation issues identified since the chapter’s readoption with amendments in 2008.


Florida: Endangered Species

The Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission proposes to amend Fla. Admin. Code Ann. r. 68A-27.003, Endangered or Threatened Species. The purpose of the amendment is to revise the Florida Endangered and Threatened Species List to reflect federal listing changes. Written comments will be accepted until May 26, 2017. See https://www.flrules.org/Gateway/View_notice.asp?id=18932283.

Endangered Species

Delaware: Groundwater

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control proposes to amend Del. Code Ann. tit. 7, §7102, Ground Water Discharges. The proposed revisions is to bring the regulations into compliance with current federal requirements. Written comments will be accepted until May 25, 2017. A public hearing will be held May 25, 2017. See http://regulations.delaware.gov/register/may2017/proposed/20%20DE%20Reg%....