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State Update Volume 49, Issue 14

Tennessee: Clean Water Act (CWA)

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation proposed amendments to Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0400-40-05. The proposed amendments would, among other things, update provisions concerning sanitary sewer overflows, require POTWs and domestic dischargers to report releases that do not reach waters in addition to sanitary sewer overflows that do reach waters, and reconfirm that industrial discharges from any location other than a permitted outfall are prohibited. A hearing will be held July 15, 2019. Comments are due July 25, 2019.

Clean Water Act (CWA)

North Carolina: Clean Water Act (CWA)

The Division of Energy, Mineral, and Land Resources seeks comment on the reissuance of NPDES industrial stormwater general permits for asphalt paving, textile mills, furniture manufacture, scrap metal, and construction activities not subject to the North Carolina Sediment Pollution Control Act. Comments are due June 16, 2019. See https://files.nc.gov/ncoah/documents/Rules/NC-Register/Volume-33-Issue-2... (p. 2183).

Clean Water Act (CWA)

Florida: Clean Air Act (CAA)

The Department of Environmental Protection proposed amendments to Fla. Admin. Code Ann. r. 62-296.412, .418, .500, .512, .600, and .700. The proposed amendments would, among other things, clarify the geographic scope of the Department's reasonably available control technology rules. A hearing will be held, if requested. See https://www.flrules.org/gateway/ruleNo.asp?id=62-296.412.

Clean Air Act (CAA)

California: Underground Storage Tanks (USTs)

The State Water Resources Control Board proposed to amend Cal. Code Regs. tit. 23, §§2631 and 2631.2. The proposed amendments would provide that diesel containing up to 20 percent biodiesel, meeting the American Society of Testing and Materials International standard D7467 (B20), must be recognized as equivalent to diesel for the purpose of complying with existing approval requirements for double-walled USTs unless any material or component of the UST system has been determined to not be compatible with B20. Comments are due June 25, 2019.

Underground Storage Tanks (USTs)