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Louisiana SIP: LAC 33:III Ch. 21 Section 2119 - Chapter 21. - Control of Emissions: Variances

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

Chapter 21. Control of Emission of Organic Compounds

Subchapter A. General

Section 2119.  Variances. LAc60
Approved by EPA 05/05/94 (59 FR 23166) at 52.970(c)(60) effective 06/06/94.

   A.  If upon written application of responsible person(s) the administrative authority* finds that by reason of exceptional circumstances strict conformity with any provisions of these regulations would cause undue hardship, would be unreasonable, impractical or not feasible technologically or economically under the circumstances, the administrative authority* may permit a variance from these regulations upon such conditions and with such time limitations as it may prescribe for prevention, control, or abatement of air pollution in harmony with the intent of the Act.

   B.  No variance may permit or authorize the maintenance of a nuisance, or a danger to the public health or safety.

   AUTHORITY NOTE:  Promulgated in accordance with R.S. 30:2054.
   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), amended LR 16:116 (February 1990), amended by the Office of Air Quality and Radiation Protection, Air Quality Division, LR 17:360 (April 1991).