Air Quality Program
Recent Activities and Current Projects
- April 24, 2013 - The Board of Minerals and Environment will hold a public hearing on May 16, 2013, at 1:00 p.m. central time to consider adoption and amendment of proposed rules to the Administrative Rules of South Dakota (ARSD) Article 74:36 – Air Pollution Control Program. Persons interested in presenting data, opinions, and arguments for or against the proposed amendments may do so by appearing in person at the hearing or by submitting written comments to the South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources at the mailing address listed in the public notice or submit comments online. Material sent by mail must reach department by the close of business on May 15, 2013, to be considered. The public hearing will be held over the Dakota Digital Network (DDN). For those interested in attending the public hearing, there are DDN locations available throughout the state and listed in the public notice.
- 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).