NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 451 of 1994
324.5521 Emissions control fund.
(1) The emissions control fund is created within the state treasury. The state treasurer may receive money from any source for deposit into the fund. The state treasurer shall direct the investment of the fund. The state treasurer shall credit to the fund interest and earnings from fund investments.
(2) Money in the fund at the close of the fiscal year shall remain in the fund and shall not lapse to the general fund.
(3) Upon the expenditure or appropriation of funds raised through fees in this part for any purpose other than those specifically listed in this part, authorization to collect fees under this part is suspended until such time as the funds expended or appropriated for purposes other than those listed in this part are returned to the emissions control fund.
(4) Beginning October 1, 1994 and thereafter money shall be expended from the fund, upon appropriation, only for the following purposes as they relate to implementing the operating permit program required by title V:
(a) Preparing generally applicable rules or guidance regarding the operating permit program or its implementation or enforcement.
(b) Reviewing and acting on any application for a permit, permit revision, or permit renewal, the development of an applicable requirement as part of the processing of a permit, or permit revision or renewal.
(c) General administrative costs of running the operating permit program, including the supporting and tracking of permit applications, compliance certification, and related data entry.
(d) Implementing and enforcing the terms of any operating permit, not including any court costs or other costs associated with an enforcement action.
(e) Emissions and ambient monitoring.
(f) Modeling, analysis, or demonstration.
(g) Preparing inventories and tracking emissions.
(h) Providing direct and indirect support to facilities under the small business clean air assistance program created in part 57.
History: 1994, Act 451, Eff. Mar. 30, 1995
Am. 1998, Act 245, Imd. Eff. July 8, 1998
Popular Name: Act 451
Popular Name: NREPA
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