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Code News Update
Notice of Public Hearing
The Department of Energy, Labor & Economic Growth,
Bureau of Construction Codes, will hold a public
hearing on Thursday, June 11, 2009, at 9:30 a.m. in Conference Room
3, 1st floor, 2501 Woodlake Circle, Okemos, Michigan 48864. The hearing
will receive and review public comments on adoption of the 2008 edition
of the National Electrical Code and Michigan-specific amendments in the
state of Michigan. The proposed rules will be published in the June 1,
2009 Michigan Register. Oral or written comments may be
in person at the hearing or submitted in writing by mail, email, or
facsimile no later than 5:00 p.m., June 11, 2009.
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With respect to Hazardous (Classified) locations,
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for any of the Class 1 groups. One such chemical may explode when mixed
with air. What is that chemical?
- Carbon disulfide
- Carbon monoxide.
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