Official Government Website

Air Quality: Docket No. 58-0101-1902

Rulemaking initiated to revise the fee structure of a Clean Air Act mandated air permitting program.

Status of Rulemaking

Next negotiated rulemaking meeting date to be determined.

Overview

This rulemaking has been initiated to revise the fee structure of a Clean Air Act mandated air permitting program. Major industrial sources of air pollution are required to have a Title V operating permit. In Idaho, the Title V permitting program is administered by DEQ. The Clean Air Act requires these industrial sources to pay on-going annual fees to cover all reasonable costs associated with the Title V permitting program (Clean Air Act 42 USC 7661a(b)(3) and implementation regulation at 40 CFR 70.9). In January 2018, the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) decreased its emissions such that it will no longer be required to have a Title V operating permit and, therefore, will no longer pay Title V permitting fees. Since the inception of the Title V permitting program, the INL has paid a Title V permitting fee of $500,000, which covered far more than its share of program costs. Without this significant sum, DEQ must negotiate a revision to the current fee structure to ensure there is sufficient funding to cover the costs of administering the Title V program in Idaho. Collection of the fees is authorized by Sections 39-115(3), 39-118D and 39-119, Idaho Code.

Negotiated Rulemaking Meeting Schedule

Next negotiated rulemaking meeting date to be determined.

  • Upcoming Meeting
  • Previous Meetings

No meeting scheduled

May 30, 2019 MEETING POSTPONED
May 7, 2019 - Agenda | Sign-in Sheets

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 by telephone and video conferencing 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

This accordion will not appear on the screen

Information pending

Comment Submitted By Date Received
Comment on Preliminary Draft Rule (Draft No. 1)  Idaho Association of Commerce & Industry (IACI) 5/14/19
Comment on Preliminary Draft Rule (Draft No. 1) Idaho Solid Waste Association (ISWA) 5/14/19
Comment on Preliminary Draft Rule (Draft No. 1) Clearwater Paper 5/14/19
Comment on Preliminary Draft Rule (Draft No. 1) The Amalgamated Sugar Company (TASCO) 5/14/19

Information pending

Information pending

Information pending.

Send me an email when this page has been updated

ver: 3.4.0 | last updated:
Jump back to top of page button