63. Page 7, line 12
: delete the material beginning with “largest area" and 7
ending with “load allocations" on line 15 and substitute “largest possible area 8
allowed by the federal environmental protection agency”.
The department of natural resources may not authorize a person required 11
to obtain a permit to increase the discharge of pollutants above levels that would 12
otherwise be authorized in the permit under s. 283.84 (1) (f) or (g) unless the
department has promulgated emergency or permanent rules to administer s. 283.84 2
(1) (f) and (g).
Using the procedure under s. 227.24, the department of natural resources 4
may promulgate the rules necessary to implement s. 283.84 (1) (f) and (g) as 5
emergency rules. Notwithstanding s. 227.24 (1) (a), (2) (b), and (3), the department 6
of natural resources is not required to provide evidence that promulgating a rule 7
under this subsection as an emergency rule is necessary for the preservation of the 8
public peace, health, safety, or welfare and is not required to provide a finding of 9
emergency for a rule promulgated under this subsection.
Notwithstanding s. 227.135 (2), the department of natural resources is not 11
required to present the statement of scope of the rules necessary to implement s. 12
283.84 (1) (f) and (g) to the department of administration for review by the 13
department of administration and approval by the governor. Notwithstanding s. 14
227.135 (2), the department of natural resources is not required to present the 15
statement of scope, as provided in s. 227.135 (2), to the natural resources board for 16