Air Pollution Control Regulation No. 10, "Air Pollution Episodes"
|Title||250||Department of Environmental Management|
|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.