Reminders


Upcoming Deadlines...


The Ohio general industrial storm water NPDES permit will be renewed in early 2017. Ohio EPA will send a notice to currently permitted facilities to submit the renewal NOI and application fee. I will remind my clients when the permit is renewed.


20th of each month, monthly eDMR are due!


9/30:  Ohio Landfill License Renewal is due. This service is available via eBiz - DMWM Solid Waste/C&DD Facility Licensing.


10/31: The third quarter air permit deviation reports are due.  If you have a PER, check your permit-- you may still have a quarterly report due!


11/15:   If you have a fairly new air PTIO and opted for the seasonal reporting period, you may have a PER due.  These reports are automatically created in eBusiness Center or should be mailed to you if your company is non-Title V. Synthetic Minor facilities are required to use eBusiness Center: Air Services to submit these reports.  These reports are not applicable to Title V facilities.


Recent Deadlines...


7/31:  The second quarter air permit deviation reports and first half semi-annual reports were due.  If you have a PER, check your permit-- you may still have a quarterly or semi-annual report due!


7/1: Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) reports (EPCRA 313) were due.


To be added to Ohio EPA's listserver for rule updates and commenting, go to http://www.epa.state.oh.us/portals/33/rules/enotifications.pdf.


News


Ohio EPA has revised OAC Chapter 3745-31 (PTI, PTIO, and Exemptions) and includes amendments to OAC rules 3745-31-01, 3745-31-03, 3745-31-05, 3745-31-06, 3745-31-11, 3745-31-13, 3745-31-14, and 3745-31-33. The effective date of the adoption is May 1, 2016. If your facility has emissions units that qualify for a permanent exemption, some of the citations may have changed. The new rules are available on Ohio EPA's web page at: http://epa.ohio.gov/dapc/regs/3745_31.aspx.


Ohio EPA has revised OAC rule 3745-21-07 (for emissions units that emit organic materials that are not regulated by other rules). The effective date of the adoption is April 8, 2016.


Comments are due for revisions to the Division of Air Pollution Control (DAPC), Model General Permits by May 18, 2016.


Still finding eBiz Air Services confusing? Ohio EPA has posted some Training Videos.

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