REGULAR MEETING/ HEARING AGENDA

AIR QUALITY COUNCIL

January 15, 2003, 9:00 a.m.

Multi-purpose Room

707 North Robinson

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

 

 

 

1.       Call to Order – David Branecky

 

2.       Roll Call – Myrna Bruce

 

3.       Election of Officers – Calendar Year 2003

 

4.       Approval of Minutes – October 16, 2002 Regular Meeting

 

5.      Public Rulemaking Hearings

 

A.    OAC 252:100-5-2.3.  Registration, Emission Inventory and Annual Operating Fees.   [NEW]

 

The Department proposes to add 252:100-5-2.3 to require stack testing to verify reported emissions for certain categories of fuel-burning equipment.  Testing will be required every 44,000 hours of operation, provided there is no other acceptable method to verify the reported emissions.  The new requirement supplements existing requirements for verification of incomplete or incorrect facility emission inventories contained in 252:100-5-2.1(e).

 

1.                    Presentation – Max Price

2.        Questions and discussion by Council/Public

3.                    Possible action by Council

4.        Roll call vote for permanent adoption

 

             B.     OAC 252:100-31.  Control of Emission of Sulfur Compounds. [AMENDED]

 

            The Department proposes revision to Subchapter 31 to further clarify that the ambient air concentration limits for sulfur oxides are measured in terms of facility-wide impact on the ambient air concentration.  The Department also proposes to reinstate the annual ambient air concentration limit for sulfur oxides and to correct a scrivener’s error discovered in the regulatory text of Section 26.

 

1.                    Presentation – Joyce Sheedy

2.                    Questions and discussion by Council/Public

3.                    Possible action by Council

4.                    Roll call vote for permanent adoption

 

C.    OAC 252:100-1.  General Provisions.   [AMENDED]

 

The Department proposes changes to Subchapters 1, 7, 8, 17, 31, 35, 37 and 39 as a single action.  The intent of these changes is to simplify and clarify language and remove redundant definitions from Chapter 100. 

 

1.    Presentation – Michelle Martinez

2.        Questions and discussion by Council/Public

3.        Possible action by Council

4.       Roll call vote for permanent adoption

            D.      OAC 252:100-13.  Open Burning.  [AMENDED]

           

The Department proposes to clarify the scope of exemptions that allow open burning for purposes of fire training.  Section 9 will also be amended to exempt hydrocarbon flares from the prohibition against burning between sunset and sunrise.

 

1.        Presentation – Lisa Donovan

2.        Questions and discussion by Council/Public

3.        Possible action by Council

4.    Roll call vote for permanent adoption

                       

E.     OAC 252:100-17.  Incinerators.   [AMENDED]

 

The Department proposes to add OAC 242:100-17, Part 9, Commercial and Industrial Solid Waste Incinerator  Units  (CISWI), to  provide  the  means  for  implementing  and  enforcing  the federal emission guidelines at 40 CFR 60, Subpart DDDD and incorporates by reference sections of 40 CFR 60,  Subpart  CCCC.   In addition  to   establishing  emission  standards  for  certain  regulated pollutants, the new rule will establish permitting, operator qualifications and training, waste management plans, testing and monitoring of pollutants, and operating parameter requirements. 

 

1.    Presentation – Cheryl Bradley

2.    Questions and discussion by Council/Public

3.    Possible action by Council

4.        Roll call vote for permanent adoption

 

F.     OAC 252:100-33.  Control of Emission of Nitrogen Oxides.  [AMENDED]

 

The Department proposes an emergency revision to Section 1.2 of Subchapter 33 which will exempt glass-melting furnaces from the NOx (nitrogen oxides) emission limits for fuel-burning equipment contained in OAC 252:100-33-2.  This will eliminate an unintended barrier to the construction of new glass plants in the State due to an inability of glass-melting furnaces to meet these NOx emission limits.

 

1.        Presentation – Joyce Sheedy

2.        Questions and discussion by Council/Public

3.        Possible action by Council

4.        Roll call vote for emergency adoption

 

6.   Division Director’s Report – Eddie Terrill

 

7.   New Business – (Any matter not known about, or which could not have been reasonably foreseen    prior to the time of posting the Agenda.)

 

8.   Adjournment -- Next Regular Meeting is proposed for 9 a.m. April 16, 2003, OSU @ Tulsa, 700 North Greenwood, Room 150, Tulsa, Oklahoma.

 

 

 

 

Lunch Break, if necessary.

 

 

 

 

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the DEQ Air Quality Division three days in advance at 405-702-4212.