LAKE COUNTY AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

CHAPTER X, ARTICLE III - INCREMENTS OF PROGRESS

Section 1720:

Increments of Progress means steps toward compliance to be taken by the Petitioner, including but not limited to:

  1. Date of submittal of the Petitioner's sources final control plan to the appropriate air pollution control agency.
  2. Date that contracts for emissions control systems or process modification was awarded; or date orders would be issued for purchase of component parts to accomplish emission control or process modification.
  3. Date of initiation of on-site construction, or installation of emission control equipment, or process change.
  4. Date of completion for on-site construction, or installation of emission control equipment, or process modification.
  5. Date for final compliance.
Section 1721: Increments of progress shall include also such additional increments of progress as may be necessary or appropriate to permit close and effective supervision of progress toward timely compliance.
Section 1722: If the Air Pollution Control Board adopts a rule or regulation to limit emissions of pollutants as of a future date, then each party currently emitting pollutants exceeding such limits shall submit to the Hearing Board a schedule of increments of progress indicating a compliance on the effective date for public hearing, after due notice.
Section 1723: If the Air Pollution Control Board has prescribed a schedule of increments of progress, any party who cannot comply therewith shall submit a compliance schedule, or file an application for a variance.
Section 1724: If a party determines subsequently that he cannot meet the scheduled increments of progress, he shall submit to the Hearing Board immediately a compliance schedule or apply for a variance together with a justification therefor.
Section 1725: The Hearing Board shall approve such schedule or variance, or portion thereof, only if applicant demonstrates a bona fide effort to meet the published schedule and shows that his failure was caused by circumstances beyond his control.