Air Quality Archive

Enhanced Regulatory Outreach Program Archive Listing


The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors adopted the following regulations in accordance with the Enhanced Regulatory Outreach Program policy in an effort to promote consistency and transparency among regulatory departments. The Maricopa County Air Quality Department has undertaken significant efforts since 2012 toward regulatory reform.
Item Number
Item Name
Description
AQ-2017-009 Rule 350 Storage and Transfer of Organic Liquids (Non-Gasoline) at an Organic Liquid Distribution (OLD) Facility;
Rule 351 Storage and Loading of Gasoline at Bulk Gasoline Plants and at Bulk Gasoline Terminal;
Rule 352 Gasoline Cargo Tank Testing and Use;
Rule 353 Storage and Loading of Gasoline at a Gasoline Dispensing Facility (GDF)
The MCAQD revised Rule 350 (Storage and Transfer of Organic Liquids (Non-Gasoline) at an Organic Liquid Distribution (OLD) Facility), Rule 351 (Storage and Loading of Gasoline at Bulk Gasoline Plants and at Bulk Gasoline Terminals), Rule 352 (Gasoline Cargo Tank Testing and Use), and Rule 353 (Storage and Loading of Gasoline at a Gasoline Dispensing Facility) to remedy rule deficiencies identified by the EPA, incorporate revisions recommended by stakeholders, and make other revisions to improve and clarify the rules.
AQ-2019-005 Ordinance P-7 (Travel Reduction Program) The Maricopa County Air Quality Department (MCAQD) revised Ordinance P–7 (Travel Reduction Program) to update and clarify the ordinance by removing language repeated from state statute, condensing information in the EER and Plan Development sections, identifying new technologies for the implementation of the Maricopa County Travel Reduction Program (TRP) by both program staff and employers, and by incorporating six (6) existing Substantive Policy Statements (SPS) into the ordinance. In addition, the ordinance was restructured for consistency with MCAQD’s other adopted ordinances.
AQ-2020-001 Incorporation By Reference (IBR)
The incorporation of federal standards into Maricopa County Air Pollution Control Regulations Rule 360 (New Source Performance Standards), Rule 370 (Federal Hazardous Air Pollutant Program), Rule 371 (Acid Rain), and Appendix G (Incorporated Materials). The incorporation was adopted by the Board of Supervisors on November 18, 2020 and takes immediate effect.

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