Rules in the Hearing Process

Revision of Startup, Shutdown, and Malfunction Rules Effective Date

Purpose:                To receive comment on the narrow matter of proposed adjustment of
                              effective date of 15A NCAC 02D .0535 and .0545
 
Dates and Locations: March 20, 2018, 6:00 P.M.
                              Room 1210, DEQ Green Square Office Building
                              217 W. Jones Street
                              Raleigh, NC 27603  
                                   
Comment Period:       February 15, 2018 - March 20, 2018

Readoption of Group 3 Air Quality Rules (15A NCAC 02D .1100 and .1200 and 15A NCAC 02Q .0700)

Purpose: To receive comments on readoptions to several air quality rules in 15A NCAC 02D .1100 and .1200 and 15A NCAC 02Q .0700 to meet the requirements of G.S. 150B-21.3A, Periodic Review and Expiration of Existing Rules.

Dates and Locations:

February 6, 2018, 6:00 P.M.
DEQ Green Square Office Building, 1st Floor Training Room (#1210), 217 West Jones Street, Raleigh NC 27603

February 8, 2018, 6:00 P.M.

Kannapolis Train Station, Train Station Multi-Purpose Room, 201 South Main Street, Kannapolis, NC 28081

Comment Period: January 2, 2018 – March 5, 2018


Amendments to Motor Vehicle Inspection/Maintenance Rules to Incorporate Session Law 2017-10 Section 3.5, Readoption of 15A NCAC 02D Section .1000 Rules, and Adoption of Federal Emission Guidelines into 15A NCAC 2D .1210, Commercial and Industrial Solid Waste Incineration Units

Purpose:

Hearing 1: To receive comments on proposed amendments to Rule 15A NCAC 02D .1002 to comply with the requirements of North Carolina Session Law 2017-10. Also, to receive comments on the proposed readoption of Rules 15A NCAC 02D .1001, .1002, .1003, .1005, .1006, and .1008 under North Carolina General Statute (NCGS) 150B-21.3A, Periodic Review and Expiration of Existing Rules.

Hearing 2: To receive comments on proposed amendment and readoption of Rule 15A NCAC 02D .1210, Commercial and Industrial Solid Waste Incineration Units. This rule is proposed for readoption with substantive changes pursuant to NCGS 150B-21.3A, Periodic Review and Expiration of Existing Rules, and for amendment to incorporate the changes to federal emissions guidelines and standards outlined in 40 CFR 60 Subpart DDDD and 40 CFR 241.

Date: January 16, 2018, 6:00 P.M.

Location: DEQ Green Square Office Building, 1st Floor Training Room (#1210), 217 West Jones Street, Raleigh NC 27603

Comment Period: December 15, 2017 – February 13, 2018

Hearing 1

Hearing 2


Adoption of Final Emission Guidelines for Sewage Sludge Incinerators and Readoption of Group 2 Air Quality Rules (15A NCAC 02Q .0100 through .0500, .0800, and .0900)

Purpose:

Hearing 1. To receive comments on proposed amendments to Rule 15A NCAC 02D .1204, Sewage Sludge Incineration Units, incorporating the Emission Guidelines (EG) requirements for existing facilities in 40 CFR Part 60 Subpart MMMM that mirror the identical Federal Plan.

Hearing 2. To receive comments on amendments and readoptions to several air quality rules in 15A NCAC 02Q .0100 through .0500, .0800, and .0900 to meet the requirements of G.S. 150B-21.3A, Periodic Review and Expiration of Existing Rules.

Date: September 27, 2017, 3:00 P.M.

Location: Winston-Salem Regional Office, Room 3111, 450 West Hanes Mill Road, Suite 300, Winston-Salem, NC 27105-7407

Comment Period: August 15, 2017 – October 16, 2017

Hearing 1

Hearing 2


Request for Delegation of authority to implement and enforce the Clean Air Act (CAA) Section 111(d)/129 Federal Plan under 40 CFR 62 Subpart LLL - Federal Plan Requirements
for Sewage Sludge Incineration Units Constructed on or Before October 14, 2010. 

Purpose: To receive comments on Request for Delegation of authority to implement and enforce the Clean Air Act (CAA) Section 111(d)/129 Federal Plan under 40 CFR 62 Subpart LLL - Federal Plan Requirements for Sewage Sludge Incineration Units Constructed on or Before October 14, 2010. 

Date: November 29, 2016, 3:00 P.M.

Location: Training Room (#1210), DEQ Green Square Office Building, 217 West Jones Street, Raleigh, NC 27603

Comment Period: October 24, 2016 – November 29, 2016


Odor Control of Feed Ingredient Manufacturing Plants Rule Revisions

Purpose: To receive comments on amendments to Odor Control of Feed Ingredient Manufacturing Plants rule

Date: September 22, 2016, 3:00 P.M.

Location: Training Room (#1210), DEQ Green Square Office Building, 217 West Jones Street, Raleigh, NC 27603

Comment Period: August 15, 2016 –October 14, 2016


Hearing Officer’s Report on Adoption of 15A NCAC 02D Section .2700, Standards of Performance for Existing Electric Utility Generating Units Under Clean Air Act Section 111(d)

– Note: Due to the February 9, 2016 U. S. Supreme Court decision staying the federal Clean Power Plan, this item has been removed from the February 16, 2016, Special EMC Meeting agenda.

The Hearing Officer’s Report is also available for downloads in smaller files from the EMC agenda page under Agenda Item 16-10, Attachment A.


Standards of Performance for Carbon Dioxide (C02) Emissions for Existing Electric Utility Generating Units (EGUs) Under Clean Air Act Section 111(d).

Purpose: To receive comments on adoption of proposed rules to implement standards of performance for carbon dioxide (C02) emissions for existing electric utility generating units (EGUs) under Clean Air Act Section 111(d).

Date: December 16, 2015, 6:00 P.M. 

Location: The Chamber at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center 600 East Fourth Street Charlotte, NC 2820

Date: December 17, 2015, 6:00 P.M.

Location: Archdale Building, Ground Floor Hearing Room 512 N. Salisbury St. Raleigh, NC 27604

Date: January 5, 2016, 6:00 P.M.

Location: Roland Grise Middle School Auditorium 4412 Lake Ave Wilmington, NC 28403

Comment Period: November 16, 2015 - January 15, 2016


Procedure for Subjecting a Proposed Rule to Legislative Review:

 If an objection is not resolved prior to the adoption of the rule, a person may also submit written objections to the Rules Review Commission. If the Rules Review Commission receives written and signed objections in accordance with G.S. 150B-21.3(b2) from 10 or more persons clearly requesting review by the legislature and the Rules Review Commission approves the rule, the rule will become effective as provided in G.S. 150B-21.3(b1). The Commission will receive written objections until 5 p.m. on the day following the day the Commission approves the rule. The Commission will receive those objections by mail, delivery service, hand delivery, or facsimile transmission. If you have any further questions concerning the submission of objections to the Commission, please call a Commission staff attorney at 919-431-3000.

Questions or comments on the material above can be sent to Patrick Knowlson.