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Federal “Good Neighbor Plan” for the 2015 Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards; Response to Judicial Stays of SIP Disapproval Action for Certain States

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking interim final action to stay, for emissions sources in Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Texas only, the effectiveness of the federal implementation plan (FIP) requirements established to address the obligations of these and other states to mitigate interstate air pollution with respect to the 2015 national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS) for ozone (the Good Neighbor Plan).

Publication Date: 
Monday, July 31, 2023 - 4:00am

Control of Air Pollution From New Motor Vehicles: Heavy-Duty Engine and Vehicle Standards

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is finalizing a program to further reduce air pollution, including ozone and particulate matter (PM), from heavy-duty engines and vehicles across the United States. The final program includes new emission standards that are significantly more stringent and that cover a wider range of heavy-duty engine operating conditions compared to today's standards; further, the final program requires these more stringent emissions standards to be met for a longer period of when these engines operate on the road.

Publication Date: 
Tuesday, January 24, 2023 - 4:00am

Federal Implementation Plan Addressing Reasonably Available Control Technology Requirements for Certain Sources in Pennsylvania

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is promulgating a Federal implementation plan (FIP) for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (Pennsylvania or the Commonwealth). This FIP sets emission limits for nitrogen oxides (NO<INF>X</INF>) emitted from coal-fired electric generating units (EGUs) equipped with selective catalytic reduction (SCR) in Pennsylvania in order to meet the reasonably available control technology (RACT) requirements for the 1997 and 2008 ozone national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS).

Publication Date: 
Wednesday, August 31, 2022 - 4:00am

Deadlines for Submission and Recordation of Allowance Allocations Under the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR) Trading Programs and the Texas SO2

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is revising certain administrative deadlines under seven allowance trading programs for emissions of sulfur dioxide (SO<INF>2</INF>) and nitrogen oxides (NO<INF>X</INF>).

Publication Date: 
Friday, August 26, 2022 - 4:00am

Approval of Clean Air Act Operating Permit Program Revisions; Negative Declaration of Existing Hospital/Medical/Infectious Waste Incinerators and Administrative Updates; South Dakota

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or the ``Agency'') is proposing full approval of revisions to the South Dakota operating permit program for stationary sources under the Clean Air Act (CAA), title V (the ``title V program'') and a Clean Air Act (CAA) section 111(d)/129 negative declaration for incinerators subject to the Hospital/Medical/Infectious Waste Incinerators (HMIWI) Emissions Guidelines. EPA is proposing this action in accordance with the CAA.

Publication Date: 
Wednesday, May 18, 2022 - 4:00am

Revised Cross-State Air Pollution Rule Update for the 2008 Ozone NAAQS

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking this action to address interstate transport of ozone pollution under the ``good neighbor provision'' of the Clean Air Act (CAA). This final action is taken in response to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit's (D.C. Circuit) remand of the Cross- State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR) Update in Wisconsin v. EPA on September 13, 2019.

Publication Date: 
Friday, April 30, 2021 - 4:00am