Air Plan Approval; Pennsylvania; Allegheny County Area Attainment Plan for the 2012 Fine Particulate Matter National Ambient Air Quality Standard

Publication Date: 
Friday, May 14, 2021 - 4:00am

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving most elements of a state implementation plan (SIP) revision submitted by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) on behalf of the Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) to address Clean Air Act (CAA or ``the Act'') requirements for the 2012 annual fine particulate matter (PM<INF>2.5</INF>) national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS or ``standards'') in the Allegheny County Moderate PM<INF>2.5</INF> nonattainment area (the ``Allegheny County Area,'' or ``the Area''). The revision constitutes a comprehensive plan to ensure the Allegheny County Area's timely attainment of the 2012 PM<INF>2.5</INF> NAAQS. EPA is approving this revision to the Pennsylvania SIP in accordance with the requirements of the CAA.

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