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(a) Except for the Class I areas identified in 18 AAC 50.015(c), the class of any geographical area of the state can be revised. This section sets out the proce­dures and criteria for revising an air quality classification.

(b) A geographic area that exceeds 10,000 acres and is one of the following may be classified only as Class I or Class II:

(c) The department will, on its own motion, or upon receipt of a petition under AS 44.62.220, propose to change the air quality classification of a geographical area. The department will, in its discretion, combine or coordinate any public meetings or hearings conducted under (e) of this section with those conducted under AS 44.62.180 - 44.62.290. The department will make the report prepared under (d) of this section available to the public during the public comment period provided under AS 44.62.210. (d) Before proposing a change to a geographic air quality classification, the department will prepare, and a person submitting a petition under AS 44.62.220 must provide, a report that includes (e) Before the commissioner will adopt an amendment to 18 AAC 50.015(c) that changes the air quality classification of an area of the state, (f) In this section, “federal land manager” has the meaning given in 40 C.F.R. 51.166(b)(24), as revised as of July 1, 2003 and adopted by reference.

State effective: 10/1/04; EPA effective: 9/13/07

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