The WV Department of Environmental Protection has scheduled public hearings for its 2013 proposed legislative rules. All hearings will take place at the DEP’s Charleston headquarters, located at 601 57th St., S.E., Charleston, . WV, 25304.
Oral and written comments will be limited to the proposed revisions and will be made a part of the rulemaking record. Copies of the rules are available from the Secretary of State’s office or by visiting the DEP’s Web site at: http://www.dep.wv.gov/pio/Pages/Rules.aspx.
You may also obtain hard copies of the information by calling the phone numbers listed below. Written comments may be submitted to the Public Information Office at the above address.
The hearing dates and locations are as follows:
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45CSR14 — Permits for Construction and Major Modifications of Major Stationary Sources of Air Pollution for the Prevention of Significant Deterioration.
45CSR16 — Standards of Performance for New Stationary Sources.
45CSR18 — Control of Air Pollution from Combustion of Solid Waste.
45CSR25 — Control of Air Pollution from Hazardous Waste Treatment, Storage and Disposal Facilities.
45CSR30 — Requirements for Operating Permits.
45CSR34 — Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants.
The public hearing for all Air Quality rules is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m., on July 30, 2012 in the Dolly Sods Conference Room. The comment period will end at the conclusion of the public hearing on July 30. Comments may also be emailed to: DEP.Comments@wv.gov.
Upon authorization and promulgation of revisions to 45CSR14, the DAQ will submit the rule to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as a revision to the State Implementation Plan pursuant to the federal Clean Air Act.
Upon authorization and promulgation of revisions to 45CSR18, the DAQ will submit the final rule to the EPA for approval as part of West Virginia’s Section 111(d)/129 Plan and program delegation of the federal New Source Performance Standards.
Rules 45CSR16, 45CSR25, and 45CSR34 will be submitted to the EPA to fulfill other federal obligations under the Clean Air Act, including delegations, plans and program approvals. Upon authorization and promulgation of 45CSR30, the rule will be submitted to the EPA as a revision to the State’s Operating Permit Program under Title V of the federal Clean Air Act.
35CSR8 — Rule Governing the Development of Horizontal Wells.
The public hearing for this rule is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m., on July 31, 2012 in the Coopers Rock Conference Room. The comment period will end at the conclusion of the public hearing on July 31.