Air Quality Program
Recent Activities and Current Projects
- May 22, 2013 – The Board of Minerals and Environment held a public hearing on May 16, 2013, to consider adoption and amendment of proposed rules to the Administrative Rules of South Dakota (ARSD) Article 74:36 – Air Pollution Control Program. No comments were received from the public for or against the proposed amendments during the public comment period. The Board of Minerals and Environment voted unanimously to adopt the amendments to ARSD 74:36 as presented. The rules will be presented to the Interim Rules Committee on June 4, 2013.
- DENR is working on its fifth round of assisting school districts with purchasing school buses and retrofitting older buses. The list of school districts that are receiving assistance may be viewed under Round Five. The tentative schedule for purchasing the new school buses and having the retrofits installed is under theClean Diesel Grant Program (School Bus Replacement and Retrofits).