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SIP - ALASKA - 18 AAC 50.715

18 AAC 50.715. TRANSPORTATION CONFORMITY: INTERAGENCY CONSULTATION PROCEDURES

(a) Before issuing a final conformity determination under 18 AAC 50.700 - 18 AAC 50.720, the responsible agency described in 18 AAC 50.705(c)(1), shall

(b) A staff member of the responsible agency shall (c) In preparing the preliminary interagency discussion draft, a staff member of the responsible agency shall consult with the staff of the agencies listed in (a)(2) of this section to (d) In addition to the consultation described in (c) of this section, a staff member of the responsible agency shall consult with staff of the state and local agencies listed in (a)(2) of this section to (e) If the metropolitan planning area does not include the entire nonattainment or maintenance area, the interagency consultation must include staff of the local governing body and the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities to determine conformity of all projects outside the metropolitan planning area and within the nonattainment or maintenance area.

(f) After completing the interagency consultation process, the responsible agency shall prepare the public review draft of the conformity determination, based on changes made to the preliminary draft during the consultation process, and shall make the public review draft available for public review and comment as required in 18 AAC 50.720.

(g) After opportunity for public review and comment on the public review draft of the conformity determination, the responsible agency shall (h) The department will refer to the governor for resolution any conflict between state agencies or between state and local agencies that cannot be resolved by the heads of the involved agencies. The department will make the referral to the governor within 14 calendar days after notification or a determination that the conflict cannot be resolved. A conformity determination that is the subject of a conflict resolution under this subsection must have the governor's concurrence to be considered final. The department will provide the participating agencies with a copy of its referral to the governor. The governor may delegate the role of resolving a conflict under this subsection and deciding whether to concur in the conformity determination to a state official or agency other than the department, the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities, or a state transportation board or commission.

State effective: 9/4/98; EPA effective: 2/28/00


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