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Regulation #7-546: Revision of the Maximum Allowable Sulfur Content Limit for No. 2 and Lighter Commercial Fuel Oil

Reduces the maximum allowable sulfur content limit for No. 2 and lighter commercial fuel oil.

Regulation Details
IRRC Number 3238 Proposed Regulation Received June 19, 2019
Agency Name Environmental Quality Board PA Bulletin Publish Date July 06, 2019
Regulation Status Final-Form Close of Public Comment September 09, 2019
PA Code 25 Pa. Code Chapter 123.22 Final Due By September 09, 2021
Analysts Assigned Laura  Campbell  (LC)
Fiona E. Cormack  (FEC)
Scott R. Schalles  (SRS)
IRRC Comments Due October 09, 2019
Final-Form Regulation Received February 14, 2020
Public Meeting Date June 18, 2020
Published as Final July 25, 2020
Actions Taken
IRRC Approval June 18, 2020
House Committee Deems Regulation Approved June 17, 2020
Senate Committee Deems Regulation Approved June 17, 2020

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Public Comments on Proposed Regulation

September 10, 2019

September 4, 2019

September 3, 2019

August 15, 2019

August 12, 2019

Legislative Comments (on the Proposed and Final Regulation)

September 6, 2019

IRRC Comments on Proposed Regulation

October 9, 2019

Public Comments on Final Regulation
PA PETROLEUM ASSOC June 15, 2020

Legislative Comments (on the Proposed and Final Regulation)

SEN HUTCHINSON September 6, 2019

IRRC Order(s)

APPROVAL June 18, 2020

In addition to comments, IRRC occasionally receives other correspondence and written materials from state agencies and the legislature regarding pending regulations. These documents can be found on this portion of our website.

HARRISBURG MEETING August 8, 2019
NORRISTOWN MEETING August 7, 2019
PITTSBURGH MEETING August 6, 2019
PITTSBURGH MEETING August 6, 2019