Department of Environmental Quality
Air Pollution Control Board
Variance for Rocket Motor Test Operations at Atlantic Research Corporation Orange County Facility
[9 VAC 5 ‑ 220]
Periodic Review of this Chapter
Includes a Small Business Impact Review
Date Filed: 1/23/2012
Pursuant to Executive Order 14 (2010) and §§ 2.2-4007.1 and 2.2.-4017 of the Code of Virginia, the Department of Environmental Quality is conducting a periodic review review of the Variance for Rocket Motor Test Operations at Atlantic Research Corporation Orange County Facility, 9VAC5 Chapter 220.
The review of this regulation will be guided by the principles in Executive Order 14 (2010) (http://www.governor.virginia.gov/Issues/ExecutiveOrders/2010/EO-14.cfm) and § 2.2-4007.1 of the Code of Virginia (http://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?000+cod+2.2-4007.1).
The purpose of the review is to determine whether the regulation should be terminated, amended or retained in its current form. The Department and the Board are seeking public comments on the review of any issue relating to the regulation including whether (i) the regulation is effective in achieving its goals; (ii) the regulation is essential to protect the health, safety or welfare of citizens or for the economical performance of important governmental functions; (iii) there are available alternatives for achieving the purpose of the regulation; (iv) there are less burdensome and less intrusive alternatives for achieving the purpose of the regulation; and (v) the regulation is clearly written and easily understandable by the affected persons. In addition, the Department and the Board are seeking public comment on ways to minimize the economic impact on small businesses in a manner consistent with the purpose of the regulation.
The regulation may be viewed on the DEQ air regulation web page: http://www.deq.state.va.us/air/regulations/air220.html.
The comment period begins February 13, 2012, and ends on March 5, 2012.
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 Mary E. Major, Office of Regulatory Affairs, Department of Environmental Quality, Post Office Box 1105, Richmond, Virginia 23218 (deliveries can be made to 629 East Main Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219), phone 804.698.4424, fax 804-698-4510, 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 the periodic review will be posted on the Town Hall and published in the Virginia Register of Regulations.
Public Comment Period
Begin Date: 2/13/2012
End Date: 3/5/2012
Comments Received: 0
Retain the regulation with no changes
Attorney General Certification