September 2012 AQC

August 30, 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


September 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 September 12, 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 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 July Meeting Minutes [PDF]


  1.  Inspection/Maintenance (I/M) Rules Revision (517)[PDF]


  1.  Revisions to New Source Review and Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) Nitrogen Oxides (NOx) Significance Level for PM2.5 (512) and PM2.5 Increment (516) (Joelle Burleson, DAQ)[PDF]  [PDF]

  1.  Revision of Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Reasonably Available Control Technology (RACT) Rules Applicability (513) (Joelle Burleson, DAQ) [PDF]  [PDF]




    1. < Director's Remarks (Sheila Holman, DAQ)
      1. Cross State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR) Vacatur
      2. Air Toxics Legislation Stakeholder Process
      3. Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) Designations Update
      4. DAQ Budget Update


    1. * 1995-2013 Air Quality Committee and Environmental Management Commission Calendar [PDF]

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

    1. *< Next Meeting November 7, 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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