Sec. 7 . (a) Without limiting the generality of the regulatory authority of the board under this title, the board may adopt rules under IC 4-22-2 and IC 13-14-9 prescribing the following:
(1) Standards or requirements for discharge or emission specifying the maximum permissible short term and long term concentrations of various contaminants of the air, water, or land.
(2) Procedures for the administration of a system of permits for:
(A) the discharge of any contaminants;
(B) the construction, installation, or modification of any:
(ii) equipment; or
that may be designed to control or prevent pollution; or
(C) the operation of any:
(ii) equipment; or
to control or to prevent pollution.
(3) Standards and conditions for the use of any fuel or vehicle determined to constitute an air pollution hazard.
(4) Standards for the filling or sealing of abandoned:
(A) water wells;
(B) water holes; and
(C) drainage holes;
to protect ground water against contamination.
(5) Alert criteria and abatement standards for pollution episodes or emergencies constituting an acute danger to health or to the environment, including priority lists for terminating activities that contribute to the hazard, whether or not the activities would meet all discharge requirements of the board under normal conditions.
(6) Requirements and procedures for the inspection of any equipment, facility, vehicle, vessel, or aircraft that may cause or contribute to pollution.
(7) Requirements and standards for equipment and procedures for:
(A) monitoring contaminant discharges at their sources;
(B) the collection of samples; and
(C) the collection, reporting, and retention, in accordance with record retention schedules adopted under IC 5-15-5.1, of data resulting from that monitoring.
(8) Standards or requirements to control:
(A) the discharge; or
(B) the pretreatment;
of contaminants introduced or discharged into publicly owned treatment works.
(b) If the board is required to adopt new rules or amend existing rules to implement an amendment to the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act 1 or an amendment to or addition of a National Emission Standard for Hazardous Air Pollutants under the federal Clean Air Act 2, the board shall adopt the new rules or amend the existing rules not more than nine (9) months after the date the federal law becomes effective. This subsection does not limit the board's authority to amend at any time the rules adopted under this subsection.
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