NOTICE OF VARIANCE HEARING 08/16/95

 

CALIFORNIA AIR RESOURCES BOARD

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER APPLICATIONS FOR VARIANCE

FROM THE REGULATION FOR REDUCING VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUND

EMISSIONS FROM CONSUMER PRODUCTS

A public hearing will be conducted at the time and place noted

below to consider two applications for variance from the

regulation for reducing volatile organic compound emissions from

consumer products (the "consumer products regulation"; Title 17,

California Code of Regulations, sections 94507-94517). The Chief

of the Stationary Source Division of the Air Resources Board, or

his delegee, will hear evidence on whether the granting of a

variance is appropriate.

DATE: August 16, 1995

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

PLACE: Air Resources Board

2020 L Street

Lower Level, Board Hearing Room

Sacramento, California 95814

Section 94509(a) of the consumer products regulation specifies

volatile organic compound (VOC) standards for various categories

of consumer products. These standards include an 18% VOC limit

(by weight) for liquid and pump spray air fresheners, and an 8%

VOC limit for liquid glass cleaners, both of which became

effective on January 1, 1993. In addition, section 94514 of the

consumer products regulation allows any person who cannot comply

with the requirements of section 94509, because of extraordinary

reasons beyond the person's reasonable control, to apply to the

Executive Officer for a variance. The criteria and procedures

for granting a variance are specified in section 95814.

The applicants listed below have applied for a variance under

section 94514.

Sterling Teal, Incorporated TR Industries

Post Office Box 6563 11022 Vulcan Street

Laguna Niguel, California 92607 Post Office Box 2306

South Gate, California 90280-0893

The public hearing to consider the variance applications will be

conducted in accordance with procedures set forth in section

94514 of the consumer products regulation. At the hearing, the

applicants will be asked to present evidence demonstrating that

the criteria for granting a variance have been met. Interested

members of the public will be allowed a reasonable opportunity to

testify at the hearing. All parties may, but need not be,

represented by counsel at the hearing. Subsequent to the

hearing, the Chief of the Stationary Source Division shall

determine whether, under what conditions, and to what extent a

variance is necessary and will be permitted.

Copies of the consumer products regulation and variance

applications may be obtained from the Public Information Office,

Air Resources Board, 2020 L Street, Sacramento, California

95814, (916) 322-2990, at least 30 days prior to the scheduled

hearing. Further inquiries regarding this matter should be

directed to Ms. Genevieve Shiroma, Chief, Air Quality Measures

Branch, Stationary Source Division, Air Resources Board, P.O. Box

2815, Sacramento, California 95812, (916) 322-7072.

CALIFORNIA AIR RESOURCES BOARD

 

 

 

Peter D. Venturini, Chief

Stationary Source Division

 

Date: July 5, 1995