LAST REVISED 01/01/89          

          RULE 5.9  Modification of Progress

          If  a  person granted a variance with a schedule of increments of
          progress  files  an  application for modification of the schedule
          and is unable to notify the Hearing Board sufficiently in advance
          to allow the Hearing Board  to  schedule  a  public  hearing, the
          Hearing Board may grant a one-time interim authorization which is
          valid  for  not  more  than  thirty  days,  to continue operation
          pending decision of the Hearing Board on the application.

          A.   The Hearing Officer may hear such application.

          B.   If a member of the public contests a decision  made  by  one
               member  of  the  Hearing  Board,  the  application  shall be
               reheard  by  the  full Hearing Board within ten days of  the

          The interim authorization  shall  not  be granted for a requested
          extension  of  a  final  compliance date or  where  the  original
          variance  expressly  required   advance   application   for   the
          modification of an increment of progress.

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