July 2019 AQC



512 N. Salisbury Street
Archdale Building-Ground Floor Hearing Room

July 10, 2019
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

                                                                                                                                                                                  Charles Carter, Vice Chair, Presiding

In the event the previously scheduled Committee meeting adjourns prior to the estimated adjournment time, the other Committee meeting may be called to order, by the Chairman, fifteen minutes after the previous meeting adjourned.

Meeting audio and presentations will be broadcast via the state web conferencing link posted on the Environmental Management Commission website at https://deq.nc.gov/about/divisions/water-resources/water-resources-commissions/environmental-management-commission.

Items marked with an asterisk (*) will be presented orally at the meeting only upon a request by a Committee member and can be approved where required as a group. Also, items marked with a less-than sign (<) have no agenda item pages in the package.

I.          Preliminary Matters:

1.         Call to Order and Notice of NCGS § 138A-15 .......................Vice Chairman Carter

General Statute § 138A-15 mandates that the Chairman inquire as to whether any member knows of any known conflict of interest or appearance of conflict with respect to matters before the Commission.  If any member knows of a conflict of interest or appearance of a conflict, please so state at this time.

2.         Approval of minutes from the Air Quality Committee meeting on May 8, 2019. 

II.        Concepts:

1.   None

III.       Action Items:

1.   None

IV.       July EMC Agenda Items:

(DAQ) Joelle Burleson

Explanation:  The Division of Air Quality requests approval of the hearing officer’s report and final approval of the regulatory impact analysis for the proposed readoption of rules 15A NCAC 02D .0540, .1800-.1808, and .1900-.1907 pursuant to Session Law 2013-413 (H74).

Recommendation:  The Hearing Officer recommends that the Environmental Management Commission readopt the proposed rules and grant final approval of the regulatory impact analysis as presented in Chapters II and IV of the hearing officer’s report, respectively.



V.        Informational Items:

1.   Division of Air Quality Program Updates

      (DAQ) Section Chiefs

Explanation:  The Division of Air Quality’s Central Office will provide program updates on various topics such as business practices, current topics, emerging issues, and an outlook for the future.


2.< Director’s Remarks (Mike Abraczinskas, DAQ)

3.* 1995-2019 Air Quality Committee and Environmental Management Commission Calendar

4.* Status of Rulemaking Hearings and Rule Development

VI.<     Closing Remarks …………………………………………………………Vice Chairman Carter

Adjournment: The next Air Quality Committee Meeting is scheduled to meet in the Archdale Building, Ground Floor Hearing Room, on September 11, 2019. The time will be determined as the date approaches.