285.65 285.65 Permit conditions. The department may prescribe conditions for an air pollution control permit to ensure compliance with this chapter and s. 299.15 and rules promulgated under this chapter and s. 299.15 and to ensure compliance with the federal clean air act if each condition is one of the following and if each condition is applicable to the source:
285.65(1) (1)Final inspection and release of the project for permanent operation upon completion of construction, reconstruction, replacement or modification.
285.65(2) (2)Variances, orders or compliance schedules.
285.65(3) (3)Requirements necessary to assure compliance with s. 285.63.
285.65(4) (4)Reasonable construction and applicable operating conditions, emission control equipment maintenance requirements and emergency episode plans.
285.65(5) (5)Emission reduction options.
285.65(6) (6)Documentation of the allocation of the available air resource.
285.65(7) (7)The terms of any election by the permit applicant to meet more stringent emission limitations or to limit hourly, daily or annual emissions beyond what is otherwise required or to obtain an emission reduction option.
285.65(8) (8)The terms for use of growth accommodation credits under s. 285.63 (7) or (8), including the dates that the source expects to use the credits.
285.65(9) (9)Requirements concerning entry and inspection as provided in s. 285.19.
285.65(10) (10)Monitoring, record-keeping, reporting and compliance certification requirements.
285.65(11) (11)Requirements to submit compliance plans and schedules and progress reports.
285.65(12) (12)Conditions necessary to implement 42 USC 7651 to 7651o and regulations under 42 USC 7651 to 7651o concerning acid deposition control.
285.65(13) (13)Other conditions applicable to the source under the federal clean air act.
285.65(14) (14)Other requirements specified by rule by the department.
285.65 History History: 1979 c. 34, 221; 1987 a. 27; 1991 a. 302; 1995 a. 227 s. 490; Stats. 1995 s. 285.65.
285.65 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also chs. NR 406, 407, 408, 409, and 439, Wis. adm. code.
285.66 285.66 Permit duration and renewal.
285.66(1)(1)Construction. Unless otherwise specified in a construction permit, the authorization to construct, reconstruct, replace, or modify a stationary source is valid for 18 months from the date of issuance of the permit unless the permit is revoked or suspended. The department may extend the term of the authorization in the construction permit for the purposes of commencing or completing construction, reconstruction, replacement, or modification. Unless otherwise specified in a construction permit, the department may only extend the term of the authorization in the permit for up to 18 additional months beyond the original 18-month period. If construction, reconstruction, replacement, or modification is not completed within the term specified in the permit or any extension granted by the department, the applicant shall apply for a new construction permit. Notwithstanding the fact that authorization to construct, reconstruct, replace, or modify a source expires under this subsection, all conditions in a construction permit are permanent unless the conditions are revised through a revision of the construction permit or through the issuance of a new construction permit.
285.66(2) (2) Operation.
285.66(2)(a)(a) The department shall specify the term of an operation permit in the operation permit. The term of an operation permit issued under s. 285.62 or renewed under sub. (3) may not exceed 5 years from the date of issuance or renewal.
285.66(2)(b) (b) Notwithstanding par. (a), the department may not specify that coverage under a registration permit under s. 285.60 (2g) or coverage under a general permit under s. 285.60 (3) expires except as follows:
285.66(2)(b)1. 1. The department may specify an expiration date for coverage under a registration permit or for coverage under a general permit at the request of an owner or operator.
285.66(2)(b)2. 2. The department may specify a term of 5 years or longer for coverage under a registration permit or for coverage under a general permit if the department finds that expiring coverage would significantly improve the likelihood of continuing compliance with applicable requirements compared to coverage that does not expire.
285.66(2)(b)3. 3. The department may specify a term of 5 years or less for coverage under a registration permit or for coverage under a general permit if required by the federal clean air act.
285.66(2)(c) (c) Notwithstanding par. (a), the department may specify a term of longer than 5 years for an operation permit or specify that an operation permit does not expire if all of the following apply:
285.66(2)(c)1. 1. The operation permit is for a stationary source for which an operation permit is required under s. 285.60 but not under the federal clean air act.
285.66(2)(c)2. 2. The operation permit is not a registration permit or a general permit.
285.66(3) (3) Renewal.
285.66(3)(a)(a) A permittee shall apply for renewal of an operation permit at least 6 months before the operation permit expires. The permittee shall include any new or revised information needed to process the application for renewal.
285.66(3)(b) (b) The department shall follow the procedures in s. 285.62 in renewing an operation permit for a new source, a modified source or an existing source.
285.66(3)(c) (c) The department may renew an operation permit if the criteria in ss. 285.63 and 285.64 are met. Notwithstanding s. 285.64 (1) (a), the department may deny an application for renewal of an operation permit for a stationary source if the stationary source is in violation of its current operation permit.
285.66 History History: 1979 c. 34, 221; 1991 a. 302; 1995 a. 27; 1995 a. 227 s. 492; Stats. 1995 s. 285.66; 2003 a. 118; 2005 a. 25, 28; 2009 a. 28.
285.66 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also chs. NR 406, 408, 409, 463, 466, and 469, Wis. adm. code.
285.67 285.67 Permit revision, suspension and revocation. The department shall promulgate rules establishing criteria and procedures for revising, suspending and revoking air pollution control permits.
285.67 History History: 1979 c. 34, 221; 1989 a. 335; 1991 a. 302; 1995 a. 227 s. 491; Stats. 1995 s. 285.67.
285.67 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also ch. NR 407, Wis. adm. code.
285.675 285.675 Pilot program for manufacturing facilities on brownfields.
285.675(1)(1)In this section:
285.675(1)(a) (a) “Green Tier Program" means the program under s. 299.83.
285.675(1)(b) (b) “Registration permit" means an air pollution control permit under s. 285.60 (2g).
285.675(2) (2)The department shall implement a pilot program under which a participating owner or operator is not required to make changes to the air pollution controls for a stationary source due to new or modified legal requirements, except as required under the federal clean air act, for 10 years after the department grants coverage under a registration permit for the stationary source.
285.675(3) (3)The department may allow an owner or operator to participate in the pilot program under this section only if all of the following apply:
285.675(3)(a) (a) The stationary source is a minor source and is eligible for coverage under a registration permit.
285.675(3)(b) (b) The stationary source is a manufacturing facility that the owner or operator is constructing.
285.675(3)(c) (c) The stationary source is located on property on which the owner or operator has conducted the activities required under s. 292.15 (2) (a) 2., (ae) 2., or (ag) 1. and the owner or operator has obtained a certificate of completion from the department under s. 292.15 (2) (a) 3., (ae) 3., or (ag) 2. for the property.
285.675(3)(d) (d) The owner or operator is a participant in tier I or tier II of the Green Tier Program and the manufacturing facility is included in the program.
285.675(4) (4)The department may specify limitations on participation in the pilot program, such as limitations on the number of participants or on the location in which the pilot program operates.
285.675(5) (5)No later than the first day of the 60th month beginning after department implements the pilot program, the department shall submit a report, to the governor and to the standing committees of the legislature with jurisdiction over environmental matters under s. 13.172 (3), on the pilot program, including the environmental and economic effects of the pilot program and the department's recommendations about whether the pilot program should be expanded.
285.675 History History: 2017 a. 70.
285.68 285.68 Failure to adopt rule or issue permit or exemption. The failure to adopt a rule or issue an air pollution control permit or the exemption or granting of an exemption from an air pollution control permit requirement does not relieve any person from compliance with any emission limitation or with any other provision of law.
285.68 History History: 1979 c. 34; 1995 a. 227 s. 493; Stats. 1995 s. 285.68.
285.69 285.69 Fees.
285.69(1)(1)Rule making. The department may promulgate rules for the payment and collection of reasonable fees for all of the following:
285.69(1)(a) (a) Application for permit. Reviewing and acting upon any application for a construction permit, except that the department may not impose a fee on any of the following persons who apply for a construction permit:
285.69(1)(a)1. 1. An owner or operator of an entire facility for which an operation permit is required under s. 285.60 but not under the federal clean air act if the entire facility is covered by a registration permit under s. 285.60 (2g).
285.69(1)(a)2. 2. An owner or operator of an entire facility for which an operation permit is required under s. 285.60 but not under the federal clean air act if the entire facility is covered by a general permit under s. 285.60 (3).
285.69(1)(c) (c) Request for exemption. Reviewing and acting upon any request for an exemption from the requirement to obtain an air pollution control permit.
285.69(1d) (1d) Request for waiver of construction permit requirement. An owner or operator that requests a waiver under s. 285.60 (5m) of the requirement to obtain a construction permit shall pay to the department a fee of $300.
285.69(2) (2) Emission fees for persons required to have federal operation permits.
285.69(2)(a) (a) The department shall promulgate rules for the payment and collection of fees by the owner or operator of a stationary source for which an operation permit is required under the federal clean air act. The rules shall provide all of the following:
285.69(2)(a)5. 5. That fees are not based on emissions by an air contaminant source in excess of 5,000 tons per year of each regulated pollutant.
285.69(2)(a)8. 8. That the fee billed for each stationary source in each year after 2001 is based on the actual emissions of all regulated pollutants, and any other air contaminant specified by the department in the rules, in the preceding year.
285.69(2)(a)12. 12. That the fee billed in 2013 and each year thereafter equals $35.71 per ton of emissions specified under subd. 8.
285.69(2)(c) (c) The fees collected under pars. (a) and (e) shall be credited to the appropriations under s. 20.370 (3) (bg), (4) (co), (8) (mg) and (9) (mh) for the following:
285.69(2)(c)1. 1. The costs of reviewing and acting on applications for operation permits; implementing and enforcing operation permits except for court costs or other costs associated with an enforcement action; monitoring emissions and ambient air quality; preparing rules and materials to assist persons who are subject to the operation permit program; ambient air quality modeling; preparing and maintaining emission inventories; and any other direct and indirect costs of the operation permit program.
285.69(2)(c)2. 2. Costs of any other activities related to stationary sources of air contaminants.
285.69(2)(d) (d) The department may promulgate a rule reducing any operation permit fee required to be paid under par. (a) by small business stationary sources to take into account the financial resources of small business stationary sources.
285.69(2)(e) (e) Beginning in 2001 and ending in 2012, the owner or operator of a stationary source for which an operation permit is required shall pay to the department an annual fee of 86 cents per ton of actual emissions in the preceding year of all air contaminants on which the fee under par. (a) is based.
285.69(2e) (2e) Facility fees for persons required to have federal operation permits.
285.69(2e)(a) (a) In this subsection:
285.69(2e)(a)1. 1. “Electric generating source" means a stationary source the primary purpose of which is to generate electricity.
285.69(2e)(a)2. 2. “Federal construction permit source" means a stationary source that was subject to a major source construction permit requirement necessary to implement the requirements of 42 USC 7470 to 7492 or 42 USC 7501 to 7515 for any portion of the preceding year.
285.69(2e)(a)3. 3. “Maximum achievable control technology source" means a stationary source that was subject to regulation under 42 USC 7412 for any portion of the preceding year, except for a stationary source that was subject solely to regulation under 42 USC 7412 (d) (5) or (r).
285.69(2e)(a)4. 4. “New source performance standards source" means a stationary source that was subject to regulation under 42 USC 7411 or 7429 (a) for any portion of the preceding year.
285.69(2e)(b) (b) Annually, beginning in 2014, in addition to the fees under sub. (2), the owner or operator of a stationary source for which an operation permit was required under the federal clean air act for any portion of the preceding year shall pay the sum of the following:
285.69(2e)(b)1. 1. A base fee in the following amount:
285.69(2e)(b)1.a. a. If in the preceding year the stationary source emitted not more than 10 tons of the air contaminants on which the fee under sub. (2) (a) is based, $900.
285.69(2e)(b)1.b. b. If in the preceding year the stationary source emitted more than 10 tons but not more than 25 tons of the air contaminants on which the fee under sub. (2) (a) is based, $1,300.
285.69(2e)(b)1.c. c. If in the preceding year the stationary source emitted more than 25 tons but not more than 50 tons of the air contaminants on which the fee under sub. (2) (a) is based, $1,600.
285.69(2e)(b)1.d. d. If in the preceding year the stationary source emitted more than 50 tons but not more than 80 tons of the air contaminants on which the fee under sub. (2) (a) is based, $2,300.
285.69(2e)(b)1.e. e. If in the preceding year the stationary source emitted more than 80 tons of the air contaminants on which the fee under sub. (2) (a) is based, $3,000.
285.69(2e)(b)2. 2. If the stationary source is a maximum achievable control technology source, a fee of $960.
285.69(2e)(b)3. 3. If the stationary source is a new source performance standards source, a fee of $960.
285.69(2e)(b)4. 4. If the stationary source is a federal construction permit source, a fee of $1,500.
285.69(2e)(b)5. 5. If the stationary source is an electric generating source that is not publicly owned and that included a coal-fired generating unit for any portion of the preceding year, a fee of $46,980.
285.69(2e)(c) (c) The fees collected under this subsection shall be credited to the appropriation accounts under s. 20.370 (3) (bg), (4) (co), (8) (mg), and (9) (mh) for the purposes in sub. (2) (c) 1. and 2.
285.69(2e)(d) (d) The department may promulgate rules for the payment and collection of the fees required under this subsection.
285.69(2m) (2m) Fees for state permit sources.
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2017-18 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2019 Wis. Act 102 and through all Supreme Court and Controlled Substances Board Orders filed before and in effect on February 24, 2020. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after February 24, 2020, are designated by NOTES. (Published 2-24-20)