§ 52.2078 Enforcement.  


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  • Link to an amendment published at 82 FR 2239, Jan. 9, 2017.

    (a) [Reserved]

    (b) Regulation limiting administrative abatement orders. (1) No order deferring compliance with a requirement of the Rhode Island Implementation Plan shall be issued by the Director of the Department of Health which does not meet the following requirements:

    (i) An order must require compliance with the plan requirement within the times and under the conditions specified in §51.261 (a) and (b) of this chapter.

    (ii) An order may not defer compliance beyond the last date permitted by section 110 of the Act for attainment of the national standard which the plan implements unless the procedures and conditions set forth in section 110(f) of the Act are met.

    (iii) An order shall not be effective until it has been submitted to and approved by the Administrator in accordance with §§51.104, 51.105, 51.261 and 51.262(a).

    (2) Notwithstanding the limitations of paragraph (b)(1)(ii) of this section, an order may be granted which provides for compliance beyond the statutory attainment date for a national standards where compliance is not possible because of breakdowns or malfunctions of equipment, acts of God, or other unavoidable occurrences. However, such order may not defer compliance for more than three (3) months unless the procedures and conditions set forth in section 110(f) of the Act are met.

    [38 FR 18879, 18880, July 16, 1973, as amended at 38 FR 30878, Nov. 8, 1973; 51 FR 40675, 40676, 40677, Nov. 7, 1986; 81 FR 23180, Apr. 20, 2016]

[38 FR 18879, 18880, July 16, 1973, as amended at 38 FR 30878, Nov. 8, 1973; 51 FR 40675, 40676, 40677, Nov. 7, 1986; 81 FR 23180, Apr. 20, 2016