On August 10th, 2016, the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) held a Public Workshop and California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Scoping Session for proposed changes to the Air Toxics program. The primary objective of the changes is to amend Rule 1402, which regulates toxic emissions from stationary sources and implements the Air Toxics Hot Spots Act [Assembly Bill (AB2588)] within SCAQMD. See Alta’s June Newsletter for a full description of the proposed changes.
No significant changes to the previously proposed rules and staff documents were presented during the public workshop. The proposed amendments appear to be on track for finalization in the next few months. SCAQMD’s rule development schedule is as follows:
For additional details on the proposed rules, requirements for facilities subject to SCAQMD’s Air Toxics programs, or compliance solutions, contact Chris Waller at Chris.Waller@altaenviron.com or 888-608-3010.