Wyoming Environmental Quality Council
November 22, 2016
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THE STATE OF WYOMING ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY COUNCIL AGENDA
THE MEETING WILL BE HELD ON NOVEMBER 22, 2016
THE MEETING WILL BE HELD telephonically in Cheyenne WY in the board room of the Board of Equalization, 122 West 25th St. Herschler Building.
THE MEETING WILL BEGIN AT 1:30 p.m.
The agenda may be amended at anytime, up to 24 hours prior to the meeting. Emergency items can be added at any time. Agenda items that do not have a specific time indicated can be taken up by the Council at any time.
CALL TO ORDER
- Introduction of Council Members & Staff
Reopening of public hearing for consideration of comments and ratification of action
The proposed rulemaking will involve revising WAQSR Chapter 2, Sections 6 and 12; Chapter 3, Section 9; Chapter 4, Section 6; Chapter 5, Section 2 and 4; Chapter 6, Sections 3, 4, and 14; Chapter 7, Section 3; Chapter 8, Section 10; and Chapter 11, Section 2. Sections being updated to adopt by reference from the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) for July 1, 2016 include: Chapter 2, Ambient Standards, Section 12, Incorporation by reference; Chapter 3, General Emissions Standards, Section 9, Incorporation by reference; Chapter 4, State Performance Standards for Specific Existing Sources, Section 6, Incorporation by reference; Chapter 5, National Emission Standards, Section 4, Incorporation by reference; Chapter 6, Permitting Requirements, Section 14, Incorporation by reference; Chapter 8, Nonattainment Area Regulations, Section 10, Incorporation by reference; and Chapter 11, National Acid Rain Program, Section 2, Acid rain program. Chapter 2, Ambient Standards, Section 6, Ambient standards for ozone, will be updated to include the latest ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards. Additional updates to Chapter 3, General Emission Standards, Section 3, Emission standards for nitrogen oxides, involve a minor revision correcting an inconsistency regarding internal combustion engines. Additional updates to Chapter 5, National Emission Standards, Section 2, New source performance standards, involve incorporating 40 CFR part 60, subparts OOOO, OOOOa and TTTT into the WAQSR by reference from the CFR. Additional updates to Chapter 6, Permitting Requirements, Section 3, Operating permits and Chapter 7, Monitoring Regulations, Section 3, Compliance assurance monitoring, involve proposed revisions reflecting the Supreme Court's decision in UARG v. EPA, 134 S. Ct. 2427 (2014). Chapter 6, Section 3, and Section 4, Prevention of Significant Deterioration, and Chapter 7, Section 3, will be updated to remove an outdated Federal Register reference in the definition of “tpy CO2 equivalent emissions (CO2e).” Chapter 6, Section 7, Clean air resource allocation expiration, was updated to replace a direct reference to Chapter III of the Rule of Practice and Procedure of the Department with a general reference. The Division contact information will be updated in Chapters 3, 4, 5, and 11. Chapter 2, Sections 2 and 12, Chapter 3, Section 9, Chapter 6, Sections 4 and 14, and Chapter 8, Section 10 involve revisions to the State Implementation Plan (SIP). The Division will submit these SIP revisions to the Environmental Protection Agency.
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