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
AQ-2018-001 Incorporation By Reference 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 BOS on November 7, 2018 and take immediate effect.
AQ 2013-001 Rule 316 Rule 316 (Nonmetallic Mineral Processing) was revised for the following reasons; to clarify the applicability and several requirements of Rule 316; to consolidate applicable requirements for nonmetallic mineral processing and related operations in a single rule; to incorporate EPA approved alternative control measures and test methods; to ensure the rule applies equitably to similar operations; to correct a deficiency that was noted by the EPA when Rule 316 was approved; to update the compliance schedule for rumble grates; and to address safety concerns
identified by stakeholders.The revisions were adopted by the BOS on November 7, 2018 and take immediate effect.

Citizen Feedback

The Air Quality Department is committed to providing multiple opportunities for stakeholder input regarding the adoption and amendment of all regulatory requirements. In the event the Department fails to observe adoption procedures pertaining to Maricopa County's Enhanced Regulatory Outreach Program policy, citizens can submit a complaint.