CHAPTER 532

FORMERLY SENATE BILL NO.

762

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 60, TITLE 7, DELAWARE CODE, TO AUTHORIZE THE DELAWARE WATER AND AIR RESOURCES COMMISSION AND THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND' ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO REPORT TO THE PUBLIC, ALL INFORMATION RECEIVED ON THE NATURE AND AMOUNTS OF EMISSIONS FROM ANY SOURCE OF ANY AIR CONTAMINANT.

WHEREAS, the State has developed and submitted to the United States Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") an Implementation Plan for attainment and maintenance of the Primary and Secondary National Air Quality Standards for each of six air contaminants; and

WHEREAS, these plans are currently being evaluated by EPA to determine whether they fulfill the requirements of the federal Clean Air Act as amended 42 U.S.C. 1857 et seq.; and

WHEREAS, EPA approval of the plans will benefit' all Delawareans by ensuring federal support and enforcement of Delaware's Air Pollution Regulations; and

WHEREAS, in order to obtain EPA approval, each state receiving a report from a source respecting the nature and amounts of emissions of an air contaminant must have authority to make such data available to the public as reported and as correlated with any applicable emission standards or limitations.

NOW, THEREFORE,

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. Title 7, Delaware Code, Section 6014, is amended by the addition at the end thereof of the following sentence:

However, the Commission or the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, upon receiving data respecting any air contaminant emissions, may make such data available to the public as reported and as correlated with any applicable emission standards or limitations.

Approved July 14, 1972.