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Rule Revisions for Environmental Quality

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2013-052 EQ

Part 11. Continuous Emission Monitoring
(Environmental Quality , Air Quality Division)

The purpose of these revisions is to align requirements in the state rules with those in the federal Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) with respect to continuous emissions monitoring. In addition, dates and costs for adoptions by reference will be updated. The amendments to the existing rules will enable the affected sources to follow only one method of compliance rather than complying with two different state and federal methods.


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2013-065 EQ

Part 14. Clean Corporate Citizen
(Environmental Quality , Air Quality Division)

Part 14. Clean Corporate Citizen Program Air Pollution Rules require revision due to new Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, 1994 PA 451, provisions in 2012 PA 554, which became effective on January 2, 2013. Rule 1414 requires rescission. Rules 1413 and 1415 require corrections to update referenced rules and to eliminate existing conflicts with the amended statute.


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2013-101 EQ

Oil and Gas Operations
(Environmental Quality , Office of Oil, Gas, & Minerals)

Increased use of high volume hydraulic fracturing (defined as operations using more than 100,000 gallons of fracturing fluid) at gas and oil wells has led to heightened public concerns over potential impacts on the environment and public health and safety. The primary goal of the rules is to provide additional assurance to Michigan citizens that high volume hydraulic fracturing operations have the requisite regulatory oversight for the protection of the environment and public health and safety and to provide additional information to citizens regarding potential water resource impacts, chemical additives, and baseline water quality. The rules will also update well spacing requirements, clarify terms describing well locations and drilling tracts, and update references to the DEQ, OOGM.


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2013-109 EQ

Part 9. Emission Limitation and Prohibitions--Miscellaneous
(Environmental Quality , Air Quality Division)

Rule 902 contains federal Clean Air Act standards that the DEQ has adopted by reference. The DEQ intends to consolidate our adoption-by-reference standards into Part 9 from Parts 2, 6, 18, and 19 for clarity. The DEQ also intends to adopt by reference certain area source maximum achievable control technology and solid waste combustion standards to provide for state enforceability of these standards.


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2014-023 EQ

Supplying Water to the Public - Part 1 - Part 28
(Environmental Quality , Office of Drinking Water & Municipal Assistance)

To continue to receive federal funding to implement the PWSS Program, Michigan must promulgate rules as stringent as the RTCR. Other proposed rules are based on DEQ and public recommendations. They relate to cross connection control, operator certification, and asset management.


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2014-024 EQ

Part 4. Emissions Limitations and Prohibitions - Sulfur-Bearing Compounds
(Environmental Quality , Air Quality Division)

R 336.1430 is a new rule which will bring about reductions in sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions from several sources in Wayne County. The SO2 reductions are necessary to bring the 1-hour SO2 nonattainment area in Wayne County into attainment with the National Ambient Air Quality Standards. The rule will be part of the State Implementation Plan which is required to be submitted to the United States Environmental Protection Agency in 2015. R 336.1401, R 336.1402, and R 336.1407 are existing rules that will need to be revised by adding language to prevent conflict with the requirements in R 336.1430.




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