July 2012 AQC

June 28, 2012



Marion Deerhake, Chair
Chris Ayers
Marvin Cavanaugh
Thomas F. Cecich
Les Hall
Dr. Ernest W. Larkin
Jeff Morse
Darryl D. Moss
Amy Pickle
Dr. David B. Peden
Stephen Smith



Sheila Holman


July 2012 Air Quality Committee Meeting


The Air Quality Committee is scheduled to meet in the Archdale Building Ground Floor Hearing Room from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on July 11, 2012. Please note that the meeting time is

10:00 A.M.*

* If any committee meeting conducts its scheduled business and adjourns prior to the estimated adjournment time, subsequently scheduled committee meeting may be called to order by its chairperson fifteen minutes after the previous meeting has adjourned.

The Air Quality Committee meeting audio and presentations are also broadcast as a webinar for those who cannot attend in person. To join the meeting, go to https://denr.ncgovconnect.com/emc/ and log in using your North Carolina Identity Management (NCID) and password or if you do not have an NCID, enter as a guest.


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. Please call me at (919) 707-8430 if you wish to request an oral presentation of any item marked with an asterisk or if you have any other requests or questions on the Committee meeting or attachments. Items marked with a less-than sign (<) have no agenda item pages in this package. Please let Lois Thomas know if you will not be able to attend so that we may be assured of a quorum. The tentative agenda will include:

CALL TO ORDER (Marion Deerhake)

  1.  Call to Order and The State Government Ethics Act, N.C.G.S. § 138A-15(e)[PDF]

MINUTES (Marion Deerhake)

  1.  Review and Approval of May Meeting Minutes[PDF]


  1.  Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) Rule PM2.5 Increment Update(516)(John Evans, DAQ) [PDF]  [PPTX]




  1.  Final Report of the Division of Air Quality to the Environmental Management Commission on the Control of Mercury Emissions from Coal-Fired Electric Steam Generating Units (Steve Schliesser, DAQ) [PDF]  [PDF] [PPTX]


  1.  Proposed Fine Particulate Matter (PM2.5) National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) (Donnie Redmond, DAQ)  [PPTX]

  1.  Air Toxics Legislation (Michael Abraczinskas, DAQ) [PPT]

  1.  Director's Remarks (Sheila Holman, DAQ)
    1. Croatan Fire
    2. Air Quality Studies Required Under Shale Gas Legislation
    3. Proposed Portland Cement Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT)Revisions
    4. Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Court Ruling
  1. * 1995-2013 Air Quality Committee and Environmental Management Commission Calendar [PDF]

  1. * Status of Rulemaking Hearings and Rule Development[PDF]

  1. * Next Meeting September 12, 2012, (time to be determined)

Before each meeting, this tentative agenda and some attachments appear on the Division of Air Quality web site Public Notices. This web site also has many other useful features.

CC: Other EMC Members
Frank Crawley
Allen Jernigan
Dee Freeman
Robin Smith
Mary Penny Thompson
William Cary
Diana Kees
Lois Thomas
Sheila Holman
Tom Mather
Don van der Vaart
William Willets
John Evans
Lee Daniel
Lori Cherry
Gary Saunders
Michael Pjetraj
Brian Phillips
Donnie Redmond
Mike Abraczinskas
Laura Boothe
Sushma Masemore
Joelle Burleson
Glenn Sappie
Vladimir Zaytsev
Patrick Knowlson
Robin Barrows
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