Department of Environmental Quality
Air Pollution Control Board
Air Pollution Episode Prevention
[9 VAC 5 ‑ 70]
Periodic Review of this Chapter
Includes a Small Business Impact Review
Date Filed: 5/8/2018
Comment period extended for Periodic review and small business impact review of 9VAC5-70, Air Pollution Episode Prevention
Pursuant to Executive Order 17 (2014) and §§ 2.2-4007.1 and 2.2-4017 of the Code of Virginia, the Department of Environmental Quality on behalf of the Air Pollution Control Board is conducting a periodic review and small business impact review of 9VAC5-70, Air Pollution Episode Prevention.
The review of this regulation will be guided by the principles in Executive Order 17 (2014). http://dpb.virginia.gov/regs/EO17.pdf
The purpose of this review is to determine whether this regulation should be repealed, amended, or retained in its current form. Public comment is sought on the review of any issue relating to this regulation, including whether the regulation (i) is necessary for the protection of public health, safety, and welfare or for the economical performance of important governmental functions; (ii) minimizes the economic impact on small businesses in a manner consistent with the stated objectives of applicable law; and (iii) is clearly written and easily understandable.
The regulations may be viewed on the DEQ air regulation web page: http://www.deq.virginia.gov/Programs/Air/Laws,Regulations,Guidance.aspx
The comment period begins May 28, 2018, and ends on June 25, 2018. (The comment period was originally scheduled to end June 18, 2018 but was extended 7 days due to the DEQ website being unavailable during a portion of the comment period.)
Comments may be submitted online to the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall at http://www.townhall.virginia.gov/L/Forums.cfm. Comments may also be sent to Gary Graham, Regulatory Analyst, Office of Regulatory Affairs, Department of Environmental Quality, P.O. Box 1105, Richmond, Virginia 23218, phone: 804-698-4103, fax: 804-698-4319, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Comments must include the commenter's name and address (physical or email) information in order to receive a response to the comment from the agency.
Following the close of the public comment period, a report of both reviews will be posted on the Town Hall and a report of the small business impact review will be published in the Virginia Register of Regulations.
Public Comment Period
Attorney General Certification