Posted by: Lawyer Sanders | March 2, 2010

Kentucky environmental attorney Sanders says EPA is proposing to make important changes to its PSD program pertaining to Particulate Matter.

On February 11, 2010, EPA proposed to repeal the “grandfathering” provision for PM2.5 contained in the Federal PSD program. Second, EPA proposed to end early the PM10 Surrogate Policy applicable in States that have an approved PSD program in their State Implementation Plan (SIP-approved States).  

Comments must be received on or before March 15, 2010. Public Hearing. If anyone contacts EPA requesting the opportunity to speak at a public hearing concerning the proposed regulation by February 22, 2010, EPA will hold a public hearing on February 26, 2010. If a hearing is held, the record for the hearing will remain open until March 29, 2010.

Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-OAR-2003-0062, by one of the following methods:

  • http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments.
  • E-mail: a-and-r-docket@epa.gov.
  • Snail Mail: Air and Radiation Docket, Environmental Protection Agency, Mail code 6102T, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20460. Please include a total of two copies.
  • Hand Delivery: EPA Docket Center, Public Reading Room, EPA West, Room 3334, 1301 Constitution Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460. Hand-deliveries are only accepted during the docket’s normal hours of operation, and special arrangements should be made for deliveries of boxed information.

 For more information go to: http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2010/2010-2983.htm

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