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Air Pollution - Recently Proposed and Adopted Regulations & Policies

Proposed Adoptions

Proposed Part 232 Dry Cleaning Facilities

The Department is proposing to repeal 6 NYCRR Part 232, Perchloroethylene Dry Cleaning Facilities, and regulate both alternative solvent and perchloroethylene (perc) dry cleaning equipment under a new regulation. This new regulation will be titled Dry Cleaning Facilities and will include changes that specify the regulatory requirements for alternative solvent equipment, improve compliance, reduce emissions and bring New York's regulation up to date with current federal requirements.

Proposed DAR-21: Economic and Technical Analysis for Variances pursuant to Subdivision 222.5(a) of Part 222

The Department is proposing DAR-21, Economic and Technical Analysis for Variances pursuant to Subdivision 222.5(a) of Part 222, to establish the procedures for applying for source-specific variances under Part 222.

Proposed Subpart 225-2 Fuel Composition and Use- Waste Oil as a Fuel, and Part 200 General Provisions

The Department is proposing revisions to 6 NYCRR Subpart 225-2, Fuel Composition and Use - Waste Oil as a Fuel to regulate the burning of waste oils in combustion, incineration, and process sources throughout New York State. The Department is also adding the definition for "residual oil" to 6 NYCRR Part 200.

Proposed DAR-1: Guidelines for the Control of Toxic Ambient Air Contaminants Under Part 212

The Department of Environmental Conservation is proposing to amend DAR-1: Guidelines for the Control of Toxic Ambient Air Contaminants Under Part 212, to update the policy which outlines the procedures for evaluating the emissions of criteria and non-criteria air contaminants from process operations in New York State.

Recent Adoptions

Adopted Part 222, Distributed Generation Sources - Effective date: December 1, 2016

This regulation establishes NOx and PM emission limits for distributed generation sources that are not subject to Subpart 227-2 (NOx RACT rule).

Adopted Part 218, Emission Standards for Motor Vehicles and Motor Vehicle Engines - Effective date: October 19, 2016

The Department of Environmental Conservation is adopting amendments to 6 NYCRR Part 218 and 6 NYCRR Section 200.9 to incorporate California's latest low emission vehicle (LEV III) and zero emission vehicle (ZEV) standards into New York's existing LEV program.

Adopted Subpart 482-2 Operating Program Fees - Effective date: June 22, 2016

This regulation establishes the fee to be paid by all facilities that are subject to the requirements of Title V of the Federal Clean Air Act (Act).


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