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Notice of Public Comment Period and Hearing on a Revision to the District’s Air Quality Plan

Friday, November 20, 2015

Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held on Monday, December 21, 2015, at 5:00 p.m. in Room 555 at 1200 First Street NE, 5th Floor, in Washington, D.C. 20002. This hearing provides interested parties an opportunity to comment on the proposed revision to the District of Columbia’s (District) State Implementation Plan (SIP), found at 40 C.F.R. Part 52 Subpart J, regarding certain federal Clean Air Act (CAA) requirements under Sections 110(a)(2)(A) to (M).  Once the District has completed its procedures, the proposed revisions to the SIP will be submitted to the EPA for approval.

This SIP revision is a compilation of elements that describe how the District is implementing the “infrastructure” elements of the 2012 fine particulate matter (PM2.5) national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS). Once approved by EPA, it will provide a federally enforceable written confirmation of how the District will continue to comply with the §110(a)(2) requirements of the CAA for PM2.5.

Interested parties wishing to testify at this hearing must submit in writing their names, addresses, telephone numbers and affiliation, if any, to Ms. Jessica Daniels at the DOEE address above or at je[email protected] by 4:00 p.m. on Monday, December 21, 2015.  Questions about this SIP revision should be directed to Mr. Rama S. Tangirala by phone at 202-535-2989 or email at [email protected], or Ms. Daniels at 202-741-0862 or [email protected]. No comments will be accepted after Monday, December 21, 2015.

- See DC Regs Public Notice