Public Notice: Air Quality Division Public Hearing

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Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality

The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality
Air Quality Division (WDEQ-AQD)
Notice of Public Hearing

The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality – Air Quality Division (Division) will hold a public hearing on March 14, 2018 at 1:00 PM, at the Platte County Public Library, Large Meeting Room, 904 9th Street, Wheatland, WY 82201.  The Division is soliciting public comment on the State of Wyoming’s Regional Haze 40 CFR 51.309 State Implementation Plan (SIP) submission to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding the addition to Part D – Miscellaneous Provision for Stationary Sources, Section D4 Laramie River Station Units 1 and 2.  The State has revised Section D4 to include Basin Electric Power Cooperative’s new sulfur dioxide emission reporting.

During the public hearing for the rulemaking, no comments were received, the Environmental Quality Council approved the proposed rulemaking revisions on December 5, 2017. Pursuant to the Wyoming Administrative Act, the revisions were forwarded to the Secretary of State and then transmitted to the Governor’s office and became effective on February 5, 2018.

The public is invited to attend the hearing and may comment on matters pertaining to the Basin Electric, Laramie River Station provisions of the SIP.  All oral comments made during the hearing, and signed comments hand-delivered to Nancy Vehr at the hearing, will become part of the administrative record.  Written comments will also become part of the administrative record if they are signed by the commenter and submitted to Nancy Vehr, Administrator, DEQ/AQD, 200 West 17th Street, Cheyenne, Wyoming, 82002, or faxed to 307-365-1784, by the close of the hearing on March 14, 2018.  Electronic comments may only be submitted by filling out the public comment form provided at: http://aq.wyomingdeq.commentinput.com/.  Electronic comments that are not submitted through the DEQ comment portal provided above will not be included in the administrative record.  Copies of the agenda, public notice, and the proposed document are available for public inspection at the Department of Environmental Quality, Air Quality Division, 200 West 17th Street, Cheyenne, Wyoming, 82002.  Electronic copies will be available after February 9, 2018, at http://deq.wyoming.gov/aqd/rule-development/resources/proposed-rules-and-regulations/.  If you have questions regarding the hearing, or to request a hard copy of any of the materials, please contact Amber Potts at 307-777-2489.

For additional information please contact Nancy Vehr, Administrator, Air Quality Division, at 307-777-3746.

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