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Louisiana SIP: LAC 33:III Ch. 1 Section 101. Authority, Matter Incorporated by Reference, and Permit Fee System; SIP effective 1989-05-08 (LAc49) to 2011-08-03

Regulatory Text: 
Louisiana Administrative Code, Title 33 ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY, Part III Air (LAC 33:III)

Chapter 1.  General Provisions

Section 101. Authority
Approved by EPA 03/08/89 (54 FR 09795) at 52.970(c)(49) effective 05/08/89.

   A.  By virtue of La. R.S. 30:1061 the Air Quality Division of the Department of Environmental Quality was established with the intent and purpose of maintaining the purity of the air resources of the state of Louisiana consistent with the protection of the health and physical property of the people, maximum employment and the full industrial development of the state.  La. R.S. 30:1061 sets forth the  powers of this administrative authority and by La. R.S. 30:1067  authorizes the promulgation by this administrative authority of rules and regulations consistent with said intent and purpose in the manner and in accordance with the provisions of Section 1051 et seq. which was enacted by the legislature as the law of this state by Act 449 of 1979.

   B.  The administrative authority has been authorized by the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality to provide and administer these regulations under La. R.S. 30:1061 and in accordance with the provisions of Section 1051 et seq. of Title 30 enacted by the state legislature as the law of this state by Act 449 of 1979 and amended by Act 97 of 1983.

   C.  Matter Incorporated by Reference. Incorporated by reference in these regulations is all matter of material that is not specifically set forth herein. These materials are hereby made a part of these regulations.  Unless the reference indicates otherwise, materials subject to change are incorporated only as they are in effect on the date of promulgation of the regulation.

   AUTHORITY NOTE:  Promulgated in accordance with R.S. 30:1084.
   HISTORICAL NOTE:  Promulgated by the Department of  Environmental Quality, Office of Air Quality and Nuclear Energy, Air Quality Division in LR 13:741 (December 1987).

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