LDEQ’s Proposed Rule for Regulatory Permits for Concrete Manufacturing Facilities

LDEQ recently published Proposed Rule AQ299, ‘Regulatory Permits for Concrete Manufacturing Facilities.’ The proposed rule for concrete manufacturing facilities is the fifth regulatory permit proposed for air emission sources.

Regulatory Permitting

To put this proposal in context, the LDEQ was authorized in 2006 to develop regulatory permits. Acts 2006, No. 115. The Legislature authorized these types of permits for certain air emissions and water discharges.

LDEQ published rules governing the issuance of regulatory permits for air emissions. LAC 33:III.Chapter 3. To-date, LDEQ has issued regulatory permits for oil and gas well testing (§III.307), releases of natural gas from pipelines (§III.309), emergency engines (§III.311), and portable air curtain incinerators (§III.313). In each case, LDEQ has published a three to four page notification form (the ‘application’) for coverage under the RP provision. Continue reading “LDEQ’s Proposed Rule for Regulatory Permits for Concrete Manufacturing Facilities”