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State Update Volume 49, Issue 5

Arizona: Clean Water Act (CWA)

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality proposed amendments to Ariz. Admin. Code §§18-11-101, -107.01, -109, -114, -115, -120, and -122. The proposed amendments would adopt and revise water quality standards within the state as required under CWA §303(c). A hearing will be held March 28, 2019, and comments are due that same date. See https://apps.azsos.gov/public_services/register/2019/5/contents.pdf (pp. 177-254).

Clean Water Act (CWA)

Delaware: Clean Air Act (CAA)

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control adopted emergency amendments to 7 Del. Admin. Code §1140. The adopted amendments clarify that the "deemed to comply" provision embedded in California's Low Emission Vehicle Program continues to hold true for the federal greenhouse gas (GHG) standards adopted in 2012 for light-duty vehicles for model years 2021-2025 in an effort to maintain Delaware's current GHG standards for light-duty vehicles included in those model years.

Clean Air Act (CAA)

Florida: Water (generally)

The Southwest Florida Water Management District proposed to adopt Fla. Admin. Code Ann. r. 40D-8.041. The proposed adoption would establish minimum flows and levels for water bodies located within the Rainbow River System and associated springs in southwestern Marion County. A hearing will be held, if requested. See https://www.flrules.org/gateway/ruleNo.asp?id=40D-8.041.

Water (generally)

Illinois: Clean Air Act (CAA)

The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency proposed amendments to Ill. Admin. Code tit. 35, §§251 and 270. The proposed amendments would allow electronic payment of Clean Air Act Permitting Program (CAAPP) air permitting fees and update fee amounts for CAAPP permits based upon amendments to the Environmental Protection Act. Comments are due March 17, 2019. See http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/index/register/volume43/re... (pp. 1452-62).

Clean Air Act (CAA)

Maryland: Clean Water Act (CWA)

The Department of the Environment proposed amendments to Md. Code Regs. 26.08.01 and 26.08.04. The proposed amendments would address the use of reclaimed water for activities with high potential for public exposure and create a new treatment standard, Class IV, to apply to such use. Comments are due March 4, 2019. See http://www.dsd.state.md.us/MDR/4603.pdf (pp. 155-56).

Clean Water Act (CWA)

Maryland: Clean Water Act (CWA)

The Department of the Environment proposed amendments to Md. Code Regs. 26.17.02. The proposed amendments would provide additional guidance and address concerns in the areas of stormwater management for agricultural structures, poultry house development, and single lot residential construction. Comments are due March 4, 2019. See http://www.dsd.state.md.us/MDR/4603.pdf (pp. 156-58).

Clean Water Act (CWA)

Minnesota: Clean Water Act (CWA)

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency seeks comment on the Minnesota River E. Coli TMDL for the Minnesota River Basin. Comments are due March 6, 2019. See https://mn.gov/admin/assets/SR43_32%20-%20Accessible_tcm36-370659.pdf (pp. 935-36).

Clean Water Act (CWA)

Texas: Clean Water Act (CWA)

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality seeks comment on its draft January 2019 Water Quality Management Plan Update, which includes projected effluent limits of specific domestic dischargers. Comments are due March 12, 2019. See https://www.sos.texas.gov/texreg/pdf/backview/0208/0208ia.pdf (p. 625).

Clean Water Act (CWA)

Utah: Land Use (generally)

The Department of Natural Resources proposed amendments to Utah Admin. Code r. 652-70. The proposed amendments would clarify that general permit uses will include irrigation pumps or irrigation structures installed on sovereign lands. Comments are due March 4, 2019. See https://rules.utah.gov/publicat/bull_pdf/2019/b20190201.pdf (pp. 28-33).

Land Use (generally)