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E-M:/ FW: Public Hearing on Air Pollution Control Rules * April 2, 2007

From: halbeism@MICHIGAN.GOV [mailto:halbeism@MICHIGAN.GOV]
Sent: Wednesday, February 21, 2007 11:39 AM
Subject: Public Hearing on Air Pollution Control Rules * April 2, 2007






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 336.1802a, R 336.1803, R 336.1821 to R 336.1826, and R 336.1830 to R 336.1834.  These rules are being developed to meet requirements of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) Clean Air Interstate Rule (CAIR) to reduce transported emissions of oxides of nitrogen from electric generating units and large non-electric generating units.  The rules will be submitted to the EPA as part of the Michigan ozone State Implementation Plan upon final promulgation.


The public hearing will be held on April 2, 2007, at 1:00 p.m., in the Constitution Hall, ConCon Conference Room, Atrium South, 525 West Allegan Street, Lansing, Michigan.


Copies of the proposed rules (SOAHR 2005-037EQ) can be downloaded from the Internet at: http://www.michigan.gov/deqair.  These rules can also be downloaded from the Internet through the State Office of Administrative Hearings and Rules at http://www.michigan.gov/orr.  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 April 2, 2007.


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