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Enforcement of South Coast limits delayed; statewide plan eyed
St. Louis, July 1 -- A California appellate court has brought back to life the South Coast Air Quality Management District's restrictive Rule 1129 on VOCs in aerosol paints, but the impact won't be felt immediately.
The coatings industry has reached an agreement with the South Coast district to delay enforcement of the reinstated rule until Jan. 1, 1994. The rule was reinstated recently by the Second District California Court of Appeals, reversing a lower-court ruling that voided the regulation.
Also, Rule 1129 could be altered considerably or replaced by a statewide VOC rule before the Jan. 1 enforcement date, an official with the South Coast district said.
The appeals court ordered enforcement to begin on June 30, but the delay to Jan. 1 was agreed to by the district.
"I think they realized that if they implemented it right away, it wouldn't give people time to …