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Important dates of note
- The Colorado Air Quality Control Commission will hold a rulemaking hearing to consider revisions to Regulation Number 7 and Regulation Number 22 to address legislative and policy directives that: reduce emissions from the upstream and midstream segments of the oil and gas industry as identified in the oil and gas sector and industrial sector of the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Roadmap. The revisions include potential requirements for Leak Detection and Repair; natural gas processing plants; pigging and blowdown system maintenance operations; midstream fuel combustion equipment; well maintenance operations; and upstream GHG intensity. The revisions may also impose additional practices to ensure the efficacy of air pollution control equipment; impose additional reporting requirements to ensure the verifiability and enforceability of the regulatory requirements; and achieve reductions of GHG and co-pollutants in disproportionately impacted communities. Click here for additional information.
- Public Comment Session: 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 14
- Party Testimony & Deliberations: Begins after 9 a.m. Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, Dec. 15 – 17
- The Transmission and storage segment operators in Colorado must review and update their Best Management Practices (BMP) plans by Dec. 31, 2021, as required by Colorado Regulation 7, Part D, Section IV.B.3.
- The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission will conduct a rulemaking to update its financial assurance rules, as required by SB19-181.
- Hearing: Jan. 20 – Feb. 7, 2022
Refined Fuels & Energy
- The Colorado Air Quality Control Commission will hold a rulemaking hearing to consider revisions to the Common Provisions regulation to address HB20-1143 with respect to inflation adjustments for maximum fines and penalties for air quality control violations. Further, these revisions will include any typographical, grammatical and formatting errors throughout the regulation. Click here for additional information.
- Hearing: 9 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 21
- The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Storage Tank Program will hold two outreach sessions to assist storage tank operators with becoming more familiar with day-to-day operations of storage tank equipment, rules and regulations, and the Storage Tank Act of 2007.
- 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 2, Wyoming Dept. of Transportation Auditorium, 5300 Bishop Blvd., Cheyenne
- 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10, Douglas Holiday Inn Express, 900 West Yellowstone, Douglas
- The Colorado Air Pollution Control Division will host community input and air-quality information sessions as part of the Environmental Justice Act Enhanced Outreach to Disproportionately Impacted Communities via Zoom. Attendees will have an opportunity to learn about upcoming rulemaking on air quality issues and ways they can stay involved. Oil & gas emissions, regional haze, and other topics will be discussed. Click here for additional information.