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State Update Volume 47, Issue 3

Louisiana: Waste (generally)

The Department of Environmental Quality proposes amendments to La. Admin. Code tit. 33 §§109, 1107, 1301, 1307 and 1516, Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Materials. The amendments adopt the federal electronic manifest system for tracking shipments of hazardous waste. A public hearing will be held at 1:30 on February 25, 2016. Written comments will be accepted until 4:30 on February 25, 2016. http://www.doa.la.gov/osr/REG/1601/1601.pdf (pp. 104-09).

Waste (generally)

Illinois: Wildlife (generally)

The Department of Natural Resources proposes to amend Ill. Adm. Code tit. 17 §830, Commercial Fishing and Musseling in Certain Waters of the State. The proposed amendment would update site regulations. Written comments will be accepted until March 6, 2017. See http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/index/register/register_volume41_issue3.pdf (pp. 631-44).

Wildlife (generally)

Florida: Wildlife (generally)

The Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission proposed to amend Fla. Admin. Code Ann. r. 68-5.002, Conditional Non-native Species. The amendments would allow for possession, culture and transport of Nile tilapia without permit in all counties of the Northeast, North Central, South and Southwest Regions, and add these allowances for blue tilapia to all counties in the North Central region. Written comments will be accepted until February 13, 2017. If requested, a public hearing will be held on both April 19 and 20, 2017 between 8:30 am and 5:00 pm.

Wildlife (generally)

Colorado: Water (generally)

The Department of Public Health and Environment proposes revisions to 5 Colo. Code Regs. §1002-86, Graywater Control Regulation. The proposed revisions would add a graywater research category that would allow human exposure, provided that it is done in a research capacity by an accredited university and involves a high bar for human health and environmental protection. A public hearing will be held May 8, 2017.

Water (generally)

Colorado: Hazardous Substances

The Department of Public Health and Environment proposes revisions to 6 Colo. Code Regs. §1007-3, Hazardous Waste. The revisions would add several chemicals to the Hazardous Constituents and K901 and K902 hazaradous waste lists. A public hearing will be held at 9:30 am on February 21, 2017. See http://www.sos.state.co.us/CCR/RegisterPdfContents.do?publicationDay=01/25/2017

Hazardous Substances

Colorado: Waste (generally)

The Department of Public Health and Environment proposes revisions to 6 Colo. Code Regs. §1007-2 Part 1, Solid Waste Disposal Sites and Facilities. The amendment would revise §9.1.2 to eliminate the partial exemption for waste impoundments that manage and contain coal combustion residuals. A public hearing will be held at 9:30 am on February 21, 2017. See http://www.sos.state.co.us/CCR/RegisterPdfContents.do?publicationDay=01/25/2017

Waste (generally)

California: Wildlife (generally)

The Fish and Game Commission proposed to amend Cal. Code Regs. tit. 14 §7.50, Central Valley Chinook Salmon Sport Fishing. The proposed amendments would impose bag and possession limits in the American, Feather, and Sacramento rivers for the 2017 season. Public hearings will be held on February 8, 2017 at 8:00 am and April 13, 2017, at 8:30 am. All mailed or emailed written comments must be received no later than 12:00 pm on April 7, 2017. Other written comments will be accepted at any public hearing.

Wildlife (generally)

California: Hazardous Substances

The California Highway Patrol proposes to amend division 2 of Cal. Code Regs. tit. 13 §§1106.1-1106.4, General Hazardous Materials. The proposed amendments seek to make regulations more consistent with federal national transportation requirements. Written comments will be accepted until 5:00 pm March 6, 2017. No public hearing is scheduled at this time. See https://oal.blogs.ca.gov/files/2017/01/3z-2017.pdf (p. 36).

Hazardous Substances

California: Public Health

The Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission proposes to adopt changes to Alaska Admin. Code tit. 20, §25, dealing with oil and gas regulations. The proposed changes would add an exemption from the well safety valve system requirements for onshore wells with a velocity string, among other things. A public hearing will be held at 9:00 am on March 21, 2017. Written comments will be accepted until March 21, 2017.

Public Health

Alaska: Natural Resources (generally)

The Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission proposes to adopt changes to Alaska Admin. Code tit. 20, §25, dealing with oil and gas regulations. The proposed changes would add an exemption from the well safety valve system requirements for onshore wells with a velocity string, among other things. A public hearing will be held at 9:00 am on March 21, 2017. Written comments will be accepted until March 21, 2017.

Natural Resources (generally)