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Oil and Gas Rulemaking Hearing - February 19 thru 23, 2014: Adopted Regulations & Associated Information

 

UNOFFICIAL DRAFT - Regulation Numbers 3, 6 & 7
Adopted by the Colorado Air Quality Control Commission February 23, 2014
To become effective upon publication by the Secretary of State
 
On February 23, 2014, Colorado’s Air Quality Control Commission fully adopted EPA’s Standards of Performance for Crude Oil and Natural Gas Production, Transmission, and Distribution found in 40 C.F.R. Part 60, Subpart OOOO (“NSPS OOOO”) into Regulation Number 6, Part A; adopted corresponding revisions to its emissions reporting and permitting framework in Regulation Number 3, Parts A, B, and C; and adopted complimentary oil and gas control measures in Regulation Number 7. 
Following is a fact sheet summarizing these revisions.  Regulation Numbers 3, 6 & 7 - Fact Sheet pdf file   
 

 

Webcast Broadcasts
The Rulemaking Hearing was broadcast on the web February 19-23, 2014.  You can find these broadcasts available for download at the following link:  ftp:ft.dphe.state.co.us/apc/aqcc   
 
 
Commissioner Disclosures
 
Saeed Barhaghi pdf file                         David Brown pdf file                              Ashley Campsie pdf file   
 
John Clouse pdf file                              Teresa Coons pdf file                            John Loewy pdf file   
 
Jana Milford pdf file                               Laura Teague pdf file                            William Toor pdf file   
  
Documents Associated with Parties   
 
Public Comments can be found at the following link: ftp:ft.dphe.state.co.us/apc/aqcc  If you receive a pop-up box, click the "No" category.  The records are broken into individual folders for each party to the hearing.  These are read-only documents.  If you wish, you may download the folder(s) or the file(s).  If you have problems with this FTP Site, please contact the Commission Office at 303-692-3476.
 
 
Prehearing Order and Revised Prehearing Order
 
 
Prehearing Statements, Exhibits, Alternative Proposals, Rebuttal Statements, 
Cost Benefit Analysis, Regulatory Analysis and Presentations     
 
The referenced documents can be found at the following link: ftp:ft.dphe.state.co.us/apc/aqcc  If you receive a pop-up box, click the "No" category.  The records are broken into individual folders for each party to the hearing.  These are read-only documents.  If you wish, you may download the folder(s) or the file(s).  If you have problems with this FTP Site, please contact the Commission Office at 303-692-3476. 
 
 
Energy Producing Attainment Counties (EPAC) Motion and Tallgrass Energy
 
 
Eastern Colorado Counties Combined Time      
 
 
Notice of Change in Designated Representative      
 
  
 
Notice of Withdrawal from Party Status     
  
 
 
Motion Requesting Certain Deadlines for All Economic, Cost Benefit, and Regulatory Analyses and Response  
 
 
Motion regarding Page Limits  
 
 
 
 
Motion and Order to Modify & Clarify Rulemaking Deadlines  
 
 
 
Notice of Rulemaking Hearing and Supporting Documents
November 21, 2013 - Request for Rulemaking Hearing 
 
Regulation Number 3, Parts A, B, C  
To simplify emissions reporting and permitting requirements, including removing the “catchall” provisions and removing the crude oil storage tank permit exemptions. These revisions support the Air Pollution Control Division’s proposal to fully adopt NSPS OOOO.
 
Supporting documents for this regulatory revision include:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Regulation Number 6, Part A  
To fully incorporate by reference NSPS OOOO, including recent amendments and the provisions not incorporated during the partial adoption (natural gas well green completion provisions and requirements for affected facilities below current reporting and permitting thresholds). 
 
Supporting documents for this regulatory revision include:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Regulation Number 7  
To enhance the condensate tank control requirements and to address differences and overlaps with NSPS OOOO as incorporated into Regulation Number 6, Part A and establish controls and requirements for oil and natural gas operations that exceed the requirements in NSPS OOOO.
 
Supporting documents for this regulatory revision include:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Additional documents for this regulatory revision include:
 
 
 
 
2013 Stakeholder Process
Prior to this Request for Rulemaking Hearing the Air Pollution Control Division (APCD) conducted a stakeholder process.  All documents related to this process can be found on the APCD website:  2013 Rulemaking Effort
 
 

Your opinion is important to us.  If you have comments regarding this information or wish to have additional information included, please e-mail us at cdphe.aqcc-comments@state.co.us