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Regional Haze Mid-course State Implementation Plan - May 2013

The pre-hearing draft of the "Regional Haze 5-Year Periodic Review State Implementation Plan for North Carolina Class I Areas" is available through the following links:

This SIP revision addresses the requirements of Regional Haze Rule at 40 CFR 51.308(g) requiring periodic reports that evaluate progress towards the state's Reasonable Progress Goals. Comments received from the public, EPA, and Federal Land Managers (FLMs) have been addressed. The North Carolina Division of Air Quality has documented that based on visibility improvements observed in the 2006-2010 period and other source level activities, the state is on track to meet the 2018 reasonable progress goals for the North Carolina Class I areas and will not impede a Class I area outside of North Carolina from meeting their goals.

Please direct any further questions or comments concerning this SIP submittal to Ms. Sushma Masemore at Sushma.Masemore@ncdenr.gov.


Regional Haze State Implementation Plan (SIP) - December 17, 2007

The Regional Haze State Implementation Plan narrative is posted. The Appendices are too large to post to a website. For a copy of the Appendices please send an e-mail request to Sushma.Masemore@ncdenr.gov and put "Regional Haze SIP" in the subject line.

Also posted is a Summary of Federal Land Manager Comments that have been received for the Regional Haze SIP.

The Best Available Retrofit Technology (BART) determinations for North Carolina's two sources subject to BART, Blue Ridge Paper and PCS Phosphate, and the related reviews and draft permits are available below.

Blue Ridge Paper

BART Determination Submittal
 
Draft Permit
 

PCS Phosphate

BART Determination Submittal
 
Draft Permit
 

Two Public Hearings were heldon November 13, 2007 and November 15, 2007 in Asheville, NC and Washington, NC, respectively. The comment period ended on November 26, 2007. The Final Regional Haze SIP was submitted to the United States Environmental Protection Agency on December 17, 2007

The comment period will be open until November 26, 2007.

Comments may be submitted by the following methods:
    E-mail: daq.publiccomments@ncdenr.gov, put "Regional Haze SIP" in the subject line.
    FAX: (919) 707-8700 to the attention of Sushma Masemore
    Mail to:
 
            Ms. Sushma Masemore
            Division of Air Quality
            1641 Mail Service Center
            Raleigh NC 27699-1641

Comments regarding the Air Quality Permits may be sent to:
 
            Don van der Vaart, Ph. C, P.E.
            Chief, Permitting Section
 
            Division of Air Quality
            1641 Mail Service Center
            Raleigh NC 27699-1641


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