Vermont adopts amendments to the Air Pollution Control Regulations.
The Vermont Agency of Natural Resources, through DEC's Air Pollution Control Division,adopted amendments to section 5-221(1) of the Air Pollution Control Regulations to require lower sulfur limits for fuel used for heat or power generation. The amendments are part a regional strategy that is expected to reduce regional haze and have substantial public health benefits.
This web page is intended to provide information on proposed regulatory changes to the Vermont Air Pollution Control Regulations. The adoption of new regulations or amendments of existing regulations are subject to the administrative rule adoption procedures of Title 3 Vermont Statutes Annotated Chapter 25 (Administrative Procedures Act or "APA") governed by the Secretary of State. The APA requires an Agency proposing regulatory amendments to follow certain steps and complete several forms detailing the proposed amendments.