The Director of the Department of Energy and Environment has issued an emergency rulemaking establishing oxides of nitrogen emission standards for combustion turbines to update requirements related to ambient air quality standards for ground level ozone. The emergency rule was effective on July 23, 2018. DOEE is also soliciting comments on a proposed rulemaking with identical requirements. These requirements are intended to be submitted as a revision to the State Implementation Plan (SIP). Full information on the emergency and proposed regulation are attached below.
All persons desiring to comment on the proposed rulemaking should file comments in writing not later than thirty (30) days after publication of this notice in the D.C. Register. Comments should be clearly marked “Public Comments: Chapter 8 of the Air Quality Regulations” and filed with DOEE, Air Quality Division, 1200 First Street, N.E., 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20002, Attention: Stephen Ours, or e-mailed to [email protected]. Copies of the above documents may be obtained from DOEE at the same address.