N.C. Gen. Stat. §150B-21.3A, adopted in 2013, requires state agencies to review existing rules every 10 years. An initial review will be completed during the next five years, and thereafter rules will be reviewed on a 10-year review cycle. The Department of Environmental Quality rules are located by subchapters in Title 15A of the NC Administrative Code. The Department's rules will be reviewed on a schedule established by the Rules Review Commission. As rules become available for public comment, links will be available on the left.
The Department is required to evaluate each of the existing rules and make an initial determination from one of these three classifications:
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