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Air Quality: Docket No. 58-0101-2101

Rulemaking initiated in compliance with Executive Order No. 2020-01, Zero-Based Regulation (EO 2020-01), issued by Governor Little on January 16, 2020.

Status of Rulemaking

The comment deadline for the proposed rule language has been extended to January 28, 2022. The next negotiated rulemaking meeting is scheduled for March 29, 2022.

Overview

DEQ initiated this rulemaking in compliance with Executive Order No. 2020-01, Zero-Based Regulation (EO 2020-01), issued by Governor Little on January 16, 2020.  Pursuant to EO 2020-01, each rule chapter effective on June 30, 2020, shall be reviewed by the agency that promulgated the rule.  The review will be conducted according to a schedule established by the Division of Financial Management, Office of the Governor (DFM), posted at https://adminrules.idaho.gov/forms_menu.html. This is one of the DEQ rule chapters up for review in 2022.

The goal of the rulemaking is to perform a critical and comprehensive review of the entire chapter in an attempt to reduce overall regulatory burden, streamline various provisions, and increase clarity and ease of use.

Negotiated Rulemaking Meeting Schedule

March 29, 2022, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. MDT

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DEQ State Office, Conference Rooms A & B, 1410 N. Hilton Street, Boise, Idaho

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Method for Participating and Submitting Comments

Those interested in participating in the negotiated rulemaking process are encouraged to attend the scheduled meeting via telephone and video conferencing. Individuals interested in participating should contact Paula Wilson.

For those who cannot participate by attending the meeting, public comment opportunities will be made available throughout the rulemaking process.

Submit all written comments by mail, fax or email to:

Paula Wilson
Idaho Department of Environmental Quality
1410 N. Hilton, Boise, ID 83706
Fax: (208) 373-0481
Paula Wilson 

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Negotiated Rule Documents and Meeting PresentationsDate PostedDate of MeetingWritten Comment Deadline
    
    
    
    
    

Air Quality Zero Based Rulemaking – DEQ PowerPoint Presentation October 28, 2021

Preliminary Draft Rule (Draft No. 1)
(Adobe Acrobat PDF format)

Preliminary Draft Rule (Draft No. 1)
(Microsoft Word format)
Track changes can be accepted for easier review.

10/12/21

10/28/21 and 11/30/21

Comment deadline extended to 01/28/22
Note: Cross-references for revised section numbers have not yet been corrected.

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Comment on Preliminary Draft Rule (Draft No. 1)

U.S. EPA Region 10
EPA letter with comments
EPA comment bubbles on rule draft 1

12/10/21
Comment on Preliminary Draft Rule (Draft No. 1)Stoel Rives11/12/21
Comment on Preliminary Draft Rule (Draft No. 1)Idaho Association of Commerce & Industry (IACI)11/12/21
Comment on Preliminary Draft Rule (Draft No. 1)TORF Environmental Management11/12/21
Comment on Preliminary Draft Rule (Draft No. 1)Idaho Conservation League (ICL)11/12/21
Comment on Preliminary Draft Rule (Draft No. 1)Trinity Consultants11/09/21
Comment on Preliminary Draft Rule (Draft No. 1)Jim Rehder
Cottonwood, Idaho
10/30/21
Comment on Preliminary Draft Rule (Draft No. 1)Jim Rehder
Cottonwood, Idaho
09/30/21

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