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Air Pollution Control Board
Mandate 434

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Regulations under Clean Air Interstate Rule.
Purpose of legislation
Retains the authority of the Air Pollution Control Board to provide for participation in the EPA-administered cap and trade system for NOx and SO2 to the fullest extent permitted by federal law, but prohibits the Board from requiring that electric generating facilities located in a nonattainment area meet NOx and SO2 compliance obligations without the purchase of allowances from in-state or out-of-state facilities.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 783 (2010)
Chap 867 (2010)
VAC chapters to be amended
9 vac 5 - 140 : Regulation for Emissions Trading
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 3302: CAIR Nonattainment Area Requirements - Rev. B10
Latest Stage: Final
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