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Public Hearing: Proposed Amendments to 7 DE Admin. Code 1125, Requirements for Preconstruction Review


Division of Air Quality
Start Date: August 18, 2019
End Date: October 10, 2019

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) Division of Air Quality (DAQ) will conduct a public hearing on proposed amendments to 7 DE Admin. Code 1125, Requirements for Preconstruction Review (Docket # 2019-R-A-0018). These amendments are being proposed to incorporate by reference the most recent revisions to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Guideline on Air Quality Models, as set forth in Appendix W to 40 CFR Part 51 – Requirements for Preparation, Adoption, and Submittal of Implementation Plans (Guideline).  In 1978, EPA published the Guideline and has subsequently made several revisions, therefore DAQ is proposing to amend 7 DE Admin. Code 1125 for consistency with the EPA.

The public hearing will be held at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 in the DNREC R&R Auditorium, located at 89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901.

The proposed amendments may be inspected at the Department’s offices located at State Street Commons, 100 W. Water Street, Suite 6A, Dover, DE 19904 and online as of September 1, 2019 at regulations.delaware.gov/services/current_issue.shtml

For additional information on this proposed regulatory promulgation, visit de.gov/dnrechearings.  For appointments to inspect the proposed amendments to 7 DE Admin. Code 1125, please contact Renae Held with the Division of Air Quality’s offices located at State Street Commons, 100 W. Water Street, Suite 6A, Dover, DE 19904, by phone at 302-739-9402, or by email at renae.held@delaware.gov.  

Persons wishing to comment on the aforementioned proposed amendments may do so either orally or in written form at the public hearing on September 25, 2019.  The hearing record will open on September 1, 2019 and will remain open for receipt of comment through the close of business on Thursday, October 10, 2019.  In lieu of attending the public hearing, written comments may be submitted electronically by clicking the “Comment” button on the following link:  dnrec.alpha.delaware.gov/events/460/public-hearing-requirements-for-preconstruction-review/ or via USPS to the following address:

Theresa Newman
Hearing Officer
DNREC – Office of the Secretary
89 Kings Highway
Dover, DE 19901


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