Proposed Legislative Rules
2021 Proposed Rules
To read the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection's 2021 proposed legislative rules in their entirety, click on the corresponding links below. Copies of the rules are also available from the Secretary of State's office.
Division of Air Quality
45CSR16 - Standards of Performance for New Stationary Sources
45CSR18 - Control of Air Pollution from Combustion of Solid Waste
45CSR23 - Control of Air Pollution from Municipal Solid Waste Landfills
45CSR44 - Control of Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Existing Coal-Fired Electric Utility Generating Units
The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection
(DEP), Division of Air Quality (DAQ) has scheduled a virtual public hearing for its
2021 proposed legislative rules on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 starting at 6 p.m. Members of the public can participate online or listen via telephone.
If you wish to attend the hearing, you must pre-register by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. To register, please complete the participant registration form here: http://apps.dep.wv.gov/daq-register/attend. A confirmation email will be sent to you with information on how to join the hearing.
If you wish to speak at the hearing, you must pre-register by 5 p.m. on Monday, July 27, 2020. To register, please complete the speaker registration form here: http://apps.dep.gov/daq-register/speak. A confirmation email will be sent to you with information on how to join the hearing. Testimony will be limited to one witness for each organization and each witness will be given five (5) minutes to speak. Video and/or screen sharing will not be permitted.
If you wish to attend and/or speak at the hearing and do not have internet access, please contact Sandie Adkins or Stephanie Hammonds at 304-926-0475 by 5 p.m. by Monday, July 27, 2020.
Oral and written comments will be made part of the
rulemaking record. The public comment
period begins on June 26, 2020 and ends at the conclusion of the public hearing. Written comments may be submitted at any time
during the public comment period. Written comments can be emailed to DEP.Comments@wv.gov with "DAQ 2021 Rule Comments" in the subject line, or sent via U.S. Mail to the attention of Sandra Adkins at the WV Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Air Quality, 601 57th Street SE, Charleston, WV 25304.