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E-M:/ FW: Air Quality Division - Notice of Public Hearing * August 17, 2006



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Enviro-Mich message from "Rita Jack" <rita.jack@sierraclub.org>
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Michigan, FYI, see below.  
-Rita
 
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From: halbeism@MICHIGAN.GOV [mailto:halbeism@MICHIGAN.GOV] 
Sent: Friday, July 28, 2006 3:51 PM
To: DEQ-AIR-QUALITY-RULES@LISTSERV.MICHIGAN.GOV
Subject: Notice of Public Hearing * August 17, 2006

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), Air Quality
Division, will conduct a public hearing on proposed administrative rules
promulgated pursuant to Part 55, Air Pollution Control, of the Natural
Resources and Environmental Protection Act, 1994 PA 451, as amended (Act
451); R 336.1660 and 1661.  These rules will limit the volatile organic
compound content in a variety of consumer products manufactured, sold, or
used in the state of Michigan.

The public hearing will be held on August 17, 2006, at 10:00 a.m. in the
Constitution Hall, Lillian Hatcher Conference Room, 3rd Floor North, 525
West Allegan Street, Lansing, Michigan.  This is the second public hearing
on this rules package.  The first public hearing held on July 10, 2006, did
not get noticed in an Upper Peninsula newspaper; therefore, a second public
hearing is being held.

Copies of the proposed rules (SOAHR 2005-035EQ) can be downloaded from the
Internet at:  http://www.michigan.gov/deqair or
http://www.deq.state.mi.us/apcrats/2005-035EQ.htm.  These rules can also be
downloaded from the Internet through the State Office of Administrative
Hearings and Rules at http://www.michigan.gov/orr.  The rules were published
previously in the June 1, 2006, Michigan Register (Issue No. 9).  Copies of
the rules may also be obtained by contacting the Lansing office at:

Air Quality Division
Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
P.O. Box 30260
Lansing, Michigan 48909-7760
Phone:  517-373-7045
Fax:  517-241-7499
E-Mail:  halbeism@Michigan.gov 

All interested persons are invited to attend and present their views.  It is
requested that all statements be submitted in writing for the hearing
record.  Anyone unable to attend may submit comments in writing to the
address above.  Written comments must be received by 5:00 p.m. on August 17,
2006.

Persons needing accommodations for effective participation in the meeting
should contact the Air Quality Division at 517-373-7045 one week in advance
to request mobility, visual, hearing, or other assistance.

This notice of public hearing is given in accordance with Sections 41 and 42
of Michigan's Administrative Procedures Act, 1969 PA 306, as amended, being
Sections 24.241 and 24.242 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.  Administration of
the rules is by authority conferred on the Director of the DEQ by Sections
5503 and 5512 of Act 451, being Sections 324.5503 and 324.5512 of the
Michigan Compiled Laws, and Executive Order 1995-18.  These rules will
become effective immediately after filing with the Secretary of State.



Mary Ann Halbeisen
Administrative Rules Coordinator
DEQ - Air Quality Division
(517) 373-7045
Fax:  (517) 241-7499
Email:  halbeism@michigan.gov


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