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Geographical Area Hazardous Air Pollution Rule

Concerning addressing the geographical areas with the greatest concentration of air pollutants that affect human health.
2022 Regular Session
Natural Resources & Environment
Bill Summary

The bill requires the division of administration in the department of public health and environment to analyze data published by the United States environmental protection agency. The purpose of this analysis is to identify geographical areas in which hazardous air pollutants have the greatest negative effects on human health and then to propose a rule to the air quality control commission to address these areas. The commission will consider the rule at a hearing.

The division will also create and publish a map showing areas where hazardous air pollutants have the greatest potential for causing chronic human health effects.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)




Bill Text


Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Sen. K. Donovan


Sen. D. Moreno


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