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File #: 12455-22    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 9/16/2022 In control: Chief Clerk
On agenda: 9/20/2022 Final action: 10/25/2022
Title: An Ordinance of the Council of the County of Allegheny ratifying amendments that revise §2105.21, “Coke Ovens and Coke Oven Gas,” §2109.01, “Inspections,” and §2101.20, “Definitions,” of the Allegheny County Health Department Rules and Regulations, Article XXI, “Air Pollution Control.”
Sponsors: Chief Executive
Attachments: 1. 12455-22 Exhibit A - Revisions to Article XXI.Coke Ovens Regulations.docx, 2. 12455-22 Legislative Summary - Revision to Article XXI §2105.21Coke Ovens and Coke Oven Gas.docx, 3. 33-22-OR 12455-22.pdf
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An Ordinance of the Council of the County of Allegheny ratifying amendments that revise §2105.21, “Coke Ovens and Coke Oven Gas,” §2109.01, “Inspections,” and §2101.20, “Definitions,” of the Allegheny County Health Department Rules and Regulations, Article XXI, “Air Pollution Control.”

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Whereas, Allegheny County, pursuant to the Pennsylvania Local Health Administration Law, 16 P.S. §§ 12001 - 12028, created the Allegheny County Health Department, and the Allegheny County Board of Health; and

Whereas, the Allegheny County Health Department regulates air quality under authority granted to it via the Pennsylvania Air Pollution Control Act, 35 P.S. §§ 4001 - 4106, and its implementing regulations; and

Whereas, Section 12011 of the Local Health Administration Law provides for the Board of Health to adopt regulations and submit such regulations to Allegheny County for approval or rejection; and

Whereas, on September 7, 2022 during its regularly scheduled public meeting, the Allegheny County Board of Health adopted by affirmative vote the attached amendments to §2105.21, “Coke Ovens and Coke Oven Gas,” §2109.01, “Inspections,” and §2101.20, “Definitions,” of the Allegheny County Health Department Rules and Regulations, Article XXI, “Air Pollution Control”; and

Whereas, it is the desire of Council to ratify the Allegheny County Health Department regulation amendments as approved by the Board of Health.


The Council of the County of Allegheny hereby resolves as follows:

SECTION 1. Incorporation of Preamble.

The provisions set forth in the preamble to this Ordinance are incorporated by reference in their entirety herein.

SECTION 2. Ratification of Regulations.

Acting pursuant to the Pennsylvania Local Health Administration Law and the Allegheny County Home Rule Charter, County Council hereby ratifies the amendments to the Allegheny County Health Department Rules and Regulations, Article XXI, “Air Pollution Control,” attached hereto as Exhibit “A.”...

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