Air Pollution Control Regulation No. 10, "Air Pollution Episodes"

250-RICR-120-05-10 PROPOSED RULE

Title 250 Department of Environmental Management
Chapter 120 Air Resources
Subchapter 05 Air Pollution Control
Part 10 Air Pollution Control Regulation No. 10, "Air Pollution Episodes"
Type of Filing Amendment
Regulation Status Proposed View Active Rule
Filing Notice Date 09/11/2018
Public Comment Dates 09/11/2018 to 10/11/2018

Regulation Authority :

R.I. Gen. Laws § 42-17.1-2(19)
R.I. Gen. Laws Chapter 23-23
R.I. Gen. Laws Chapter 42-35

Purpose and Reason :

The purpose of this regulation is to prevent to excessive buildup of air pollutants during air pollution episodes, thereby preventing the occurrence of an emergency due to the effects of the pollutants on the health of persons. The rule is being updated to reflect current RICR APA formatting requirements and to reflect current EPA limits for qualification of the episode. Sections 10.5(A)(2) through (5) have been amended to reflect the current EPA standards in 40 C.F.R. Appendix L to Part 51.



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