Sec. NR 446.19 - Evaluation reports

ยง NR 446.19. Evaluation reports

(1) The department shall report to the natural resources board by August 31, 2013. This report shall include:

(a) An evaluation of the scientific and technology developments in relation to the control or reduction of mercury emissions.

(b) An evaluation of whether the mercury requirements in this subchapter are achievable, given the scientific and technological developments.

(c) Recommendations for revisions to this subchapter or other actions including additional compliance flexibility to achieve the mercury emission reduction requirement in s. NR 446.14(1) (c) 3., given the scientific and technological developments.

(2) In addition to the report required under sub. (1), the department shall report to the natural resources board within 6 months of the date of promulgation of a federal regulation under section 111 or 112 of the Act (42 USC 7411 or 7412) or the enactment of a federal law that has mercury reduction requirements for the mercury emission sources affected by this subchapter. The report shall include a comparison of the federal requirements and the requirements of this subchapter along with recommendations for revisions to this subchapter or other actions.

(3) The natural resources board shall review these reports and, if they include recommendations for rule revisions or other actions, determine whether the department should proceed with actions based on the recommendations.

(CR 07-036: cr. Register November 2008 No. 635, eff. 12-1-08.)

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