Draft Kentucky Air Toxics Regulations

October 6, 2006

The Kentucky Division for Air Quality has released for consideration by its Air Toxics Workgroup proposed draft regulations that will form the basis of a new program to regulate stationary source emissions of Toxic Air Pollutants (TAPs).   Please click here  to view the proposed draft regulations.  As proposed, the draft regulations will apply to all new, modifying or existing stationary sources of TAPs emissions permitted under 401 KAR Chapter 52. The draft regulations apply to emissions of 129 TAPs. The draft regulations include, among other things:

Based on our review, the proposed draft regulations have broad applicability and, if adopted, will significantly impact existing and new stationary sources throughout Kentucky. There will be a meeting of the Air Toxics Workgroup at 10:00 a.m. on October 19, 2006, at the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Building auditorium on Mero Street in downtown Frankfort to discuss the draft regulations with the Division for Air Quality staff. If you have any questions, please contact either Dennis Conniff, (502) 568-0398 (dconniff@fbtlaw.com) or Rachael Hamilton, (502)568-0201 (rhamilton@fbtlaw.com ).

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