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Agency
Department of Environmental Quality
Board
Air Pollution Control Board
chapter
Permits for Stationary Sources [9 VAC 5 ‑ 80]
Action:
Major New Source Review (Revision D14)
 
General Information
Action Summary Article 8 of 9VAC5-80 establishes a new source review (NSR) permit program whereby owners of sources locating in prevention of significant deterioration (PSD) areas are required to obtain a permit prior to construction of a new facility or modification of an existing one. Article 9 of 9VAC5-80 establishes an NSR permit program whereby owners of sources locating in nonattainment areas are required to obtain a permit prior to construction of a new facility or modification of an existing one. Part III of 9VAC5-85 establishes an NSR PSD permit program for sources of greenhouse gases (GHGs). EPA's major NSR reform rules incorporated several elements, including changes to the method for determining baseline actual emissions, and provisions to allow for compliance with plantwide applicability limits (PALs). On April 4, 2014, the State Air Pollution Control Board approved a petition from the Virginia Manufacturers Association to make certain elements of the major NSR program consistent with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations, and directed the Department of Environmental Quality to amend Articles 8 and 9 accordingly. The requested changes are: (1) amend the definition of
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is not exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review.
RIS Project Yes  [004007]
Associated Petitions for Rulemaking Major New Source Review (9VAC5-80)
Note This action is not intended to satisfy the requirement that an entire regulation be reviewed every 4 years.
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
6987 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 8/13/2015.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Karen G. Sabasteanski 
Address: 1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address: karen.sabasteanski@deq.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)698-4426    FAX: (804)698-4510    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.