[Filed April 11, 2019, 3:28 p.m., effective May 12, 2019]
Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.
|•||Clarify and update the construction permitting (new source review) program regulations to reduce regulatory burden and focus on permitting projects where our permits provide significant air quality benefit (NWCAA Sections 300-305).|
|•||Modify the registration program to improve transparency and equity (NWCAA Sections 320-321).|
|•||Remove the ambient air quality standards from the regulation in favor of the state rule that already applies statewide (NWCAA Sections 400-428).|
|•||Clarify and update the sulfur dioxide requirements (monitoring, etc.) at certain sources to include only those requirements that add air quality benefit in the current conditions (NWCAA Section 460).|
|•||Modify a few definitions to clarify applicability and to match the state rule (NWCAA Section 200).|
|•||Update the adoption-by-reference date to allow us to implement the most recent version of the referenced state and federal rules (NWCAA Section 104).|
Citation of Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing Sections 301, 401, 402, 403, 410, 420, 422, 424, 426, and 428 of the Regulation of NWCAA; and amending Sections 104, 200, 300, 303, 305, 320, 321, 400, and 460 of the Regulation of NWCAA.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 70.94
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 19-02-040 on December 26, 2018.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at the Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Date Adopted: April 11, 2019.
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