Approval of Air Quality Implementation Plans; New York; 2011 Periodic Emission Inventory SIP for the Ozone Nonattainment Areas
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving a State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision submitted by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC). The SIP revision consists of the following: 2011 calendar year ozone precursor emission inventory for volatile organic compounds (VOCs), oxides of nitrogen (NO<INF>X</INF>), and carbon monoxide (CO) for the New York portion of the New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, Connecticut NY-NJ-CT area (New York Metropolitan Area, or NYMA) classified as serious ozone nonattainment for the 2008 8-hour ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS or standard); and the Jamestown (Chautauqua County) ozone nonattainment area classified as marginal for the 2008 8-hour ozone standard. In addition, the SIP revision also consists of the 2011 calendar year statewide periodic emission inventory for volatile organic compounds, oxides of nitrogen, and carbon monoxide. This action is being taken in accordance with the Clean Air Act (CAA).