Proposed Rules

Special Meeting, September 3, 2014

The Wyoming Air Quality Division (AQD) will host a special meeting open to the public, pursuant to W.S. 16-4-404(b), on September 3, 2014 at 6:00 8:00 PM, at the Sublette County Library, Lovatt Room, 155 South Tyler Avenue, Pinedale, Wyoming. The purpose of this special meeting will be to consider comments, advise the public, and foster communication in regard to only those comments received prior to the close of the July 14, 2014 Air Quality Advisory Board meeting for proposed changes to the Wyoming Air Quality Standards and Regulations, Chapter 8, Nonattainment Area Regulations, Section 6, Requirements for existing oil and gas production facilities or sources in the Upper Green River Basin. New comments pertaining to the proposed rule or other business will not be considered at this special meeting.  Documents relevant to the meeting are listed below:

Public Notice
Chapter 8, Nonattainment Area Regulations (6/4/14 Draft)
WAQSR, Chapter 8, Section 6: Statement of Basis

Written Comment Received:
Anadarko Petroleum Corp.
Environmental Defense Fund/ Wyoming Outdoor Council
Petroleum Association of Wyoming
Ultra, Shell, and QEP (USQ)
Wyoming Outdoor Council: Bruce Pendery Verbal Comment



Environmental Quality Council Public Hearing, October 8, 2014

The Environmental Quality Council (EQC) will hold a public hearing at 10:00 A.M. on October 8, 2014, at the Herschler Building, Conference Room 1699, 122 W. 25th Street, Cheyenne, Wyoming.  The Air Quality Division will be bringing a proposed rulemaking before the EQC consisting of revisions to Wyoming Air Quality Standards and Regulations (WAQSR) Chapter 3, General Emission Standards; Chapter 5, National Emission Standards; Chapter 6, Permitting Requirements; Chapter 7, Monitoring Regulations; and Chapter 11, National Acid Rain Program.  Documents relevant to the meeting are listed below:

Public Notice
Notice of Intent to Adopt Rules
Statement of Principal Reasons
Chapter 3, General Emission Standards (5/30/14 Draft)
Chapter 5, National Emission Standards (5/30/14 Draft)
Chapter 6, Permitting Requirements (5/30/14 Draft)
Chapter 7, Monitoring Regulations (5/30/14 Draft)
Chapter 11, National Acid Rain Program (5/30/14 Draft)

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