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Public Hearing: Air Quality Regulations

Date & Time:
Wednesday, October 27, 2021
6:00 pm

Location:


, Delaware
Details:

The DNREC Division of Air Quality will hold a virtual public hearing on proposed amendments to three parts of the Delaware Air Quality Regulations (Docket #2021-R-A-0009 through 0011). Comment period closed.

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The hearing will address:

Amendments to 7 DE Admin. Code 1130 “Title V State Operating Permit Program” to update the public notice publication requirements, affirmative defense requirements, and list of greenhouse gases (GHGs) and their global warming potential (GWP) values to maintain consistency with EPA’s current federal regulations. (Docket #2021-R-A-0009)

Amendment to 7 DE Admin. Code 1102 “Permits” regarding public notice publication requirements for general permits to maintain consistency with the wording of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) current federal regulations. (Docket #2021-R-A-0010)

Amendments to 7 DE Admin. Code 1103 “Ambient Air Quality Standards” to update the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for ground level ozone and the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) reference dates for all NAAQS, and to remove the SO2 24-hour and annual primary standard to maintain consistency with EPA’s current federal regulations. (Docket #2021-R-A-0011)

The proposed amendments may be inspected online starting Oct. 1, 2021, in the Delaware Register of Regulations, or in-person, by appointment only, by contacting Taylor Englert by phone at 302-739-9402 or by email at Taylor.Englert@delaware.gov.

The Department will accept public comment through the close of business on Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021. Comments will be accepted in written form via email to DNRECHearingComments@delaware.gov, or by using the online form at de.gov/dnreccomments, or by U.S. mail to the address below.

Docket #2021-R-A-0009, 0010 and 0011

Public Hearing Officer

Lisa A. Vest
DNREC Office of the Secretary
89 Kings Highway
Dover, DE 19901

Transcripts

Title V Program

Permits

Ambient Air Quality Standards

Proposed DNREC Exhibits for Regulation 1130 (Docket #2021-R-A-0009)

Exhibit 1: Regulation 1130 Technical Support Document

Exhibit 2: Affirmative Defense Requirements – 40 CFR 70.6(g)

Exhibit 3: Federal Greenhouse Gases – 40 CFR 98, Table A-1

Exhibit 4: Title V Permit Requirements – 40 CFR 70.7(h)(2)

Exhibit 5: Start Action Notice approved by the Department Secretary on July 5, 2021.

Exhibit 6: Register Notice and Proposed amendments to 7 Delaware Administrative Code 1130, published in Delaware Register of Regulations on October 1, 2021.

Exhibit 7: Affidavit and legal notice in the September 19, 2021 Delaware State News that advertised today’s hearing.

Exhibit 8: Affidavit and legal notice in the September 19, 2021 News Journal that advertised today’s hearing.

Exhibit 9: Notice for today’s hearing on the State of Delaware Public Meeting Calendar, September 19, 2021.

Exhibit 10: Legal notice for today’s hearing, as posted on the website for DNREC Public Hearings, dated September 19, 2021.

Exhibit 11: Regulatory Flexibility Analysis and Impact Statement Form and Technical Support Document, published in Delaware Register of Regulations, October 1, 2021.

Exhibit 12: Errata Table for non-substantive changes

Exhibit 13: The Department’s presentation at today’s hearing.

Proposed DNREC Exhibits for Regulation 1102 (Docket #2021-R-A-0010)

Exhibit 1: Regulation 1102 Technical Support Document

Exhibit 2: Permit Requirements – 40 CFR 70.7

Exhibit 3: Start Action Notice approved by the Department Secretary on July 5, 2021.

Exhibit 4: Register Notice and Proposed amendments to 7 Delaware Administrative Code 1102, published in Delaware Register of Regulations on October 1, 2021.

Exhibit 5: Affidavit and legal notice in the September 19, 2021 Delaware State News that advertised today’s hearing.

Exhibit 6: Affidavit and legal notice in the September 19, 2021 News Journal that advertised today’s hearing.

Exhibit 7: Notice for today’s hearing on the State of Delaware Public Meeting Calendar, September 19, 2021.

Exhibit 8: Legal notice for today’s hearing, as posted on the website for DNREC Public Hearings, dated September 19, 2021.

Exhibit 9: Regulatory Flexibility Analysis and Impact Statement Form and Technical Support Document, published in Delaware Register of Regulations, October 1, 2021

Exhibit 10: The Department’s presentation at today’s hearing.

Proposed DNREC Exhibits for Regulation 1103 (Docket #2021-R-A-0011)

Exhibit 1: Regulation 1103 Technical Support Document

Exhibit 2: National Ambient Air Quality Standards – 40 CFR 50

Exhibit 3: Start Action Notice approved by the Department Secretary on July 5, 2021.

Exhibit 4: Register Notice and Proposed amendments to 7 Delaware Administrative Code 1103, published in Delaware Register of Regulations on October 1, 2021.

Exhibit 5: Affidavit and legal notice in the September 19, 2021 Delaware State News that advertised today’s hearing.

Exhibit 6: Affidavit and legal notice in the September 19, 2021 News Journal that advertised today’s hearing.

Exhibit 7: Notice for today’s hearing on the State of Delaware Public Meeting Calendar, September 19, 2021.

Exhibit 8: Legal notice for today’s hearing, as posted on the website for DNREC Public Hearings, dated September 19, 2021.

Exhibit 9: Regulatory Flexibility Analysis and Impact Statement Form and Technical Support Document, published in Delaware Register of Regulations, October 1, 2021

Exhibit 10: The Department’s presentation at today’s hearing.


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