Incorporation by reference

Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Louisiana; Infrastructure State Implementation Plan Requirements for the National Ambient Air Quality Standards

Pursuant to the Federal Clean Air Act (CAA or Act), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to approve the State Implementation Plan (SIP) submittal from Louisiana submitted on November 4, 2020 for the 2015 ozone (O3), 2006 PM<INF>2.5</INF>, 2008 ozone, 2010 nitrogen dioxide, 2010 sulfur dioxide and the 2012 PM<INF>2.5</INF> National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS).

Publication Date: 
Monday, February 22, 2021 - 4:00am

Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; United States Virgin Islands; Regional Haze Federal Implementation Plan; Correction

On October 22, 2012, the EPA published a final rule in the Federal Register promulgating a Federal Implementation Plan (FIP) intended to address regional haze obligations for the Territory of the United States Virgin Islands. However, at that time EPA erroneously failed to incorporate into the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) certain emission limits that had been determined to be necessary to satisfy those obligations and that had been proposed and included in the docket for the action.

Publication Date: 
Friday, February 19, 2021 - 4:00am

Air Plan Approval; Washington; Infrastructure Requirements for the 2010 Sulfur Dioxide and 2015 Ozone Standards

Whenever the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) promulgates a new or revised National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS), the Clean Air Act requires each state to make a State Implementation Plan (SIP) submission to establish that its SIP provides for the implementation, maintenance, and enforcement of the revised NAAQS. This type of SIP submission is commonly referred to as an infrastructure SIP submission.

Publication Date: 
Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 4:00am

Air Plan Approval; West Virginia; 1997 8-Hour Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standard Second Maintenance Plan for the West Virginia Portion of the Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV Area Comprising Brooke and Hancock Counties

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving a state implementation plan (SIP) revision submitted by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP) on behalf of the State of West Virginia. This revision pertains to the West Virginia's plan for maintaining the 1997 8-hour ozone national ambient air quality standard (NAAQS) for the West Virginia portion of the Steubenville- Weirton, OH-WV area (Weirton Area), comprising Brooke and Hancock Counties.

Publication Date: 
Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 4:00am

Air Plan Approval; California; Consumer Products Regulations; Correcting Amendment

On September 16, 2020, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a final rule titled ``Air Plan Approval; California; Consumer Products Regulations.'' That publication inadvertently omitted the amendatory instructions revising the entries that relate to California's Tables of Maximum Incremental Reactivity (MIR) Values in the table listing the approved State rules in the California state implementation plan (SIP). This document corrects this omission and revises the entries accordingly.

Publication Date: 
Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 4:00am

Air Plan Approval; Washington; Interstate Transport Requirements for the 2010 Sulfur Dioxide National Ambient Air Quality Standards

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving the State Implementation Plan (SIP) revisions submitted by Washington on February 7, 2018 as meeting certain Clean Air Act (CAA) requirements for interstate transport of the 2010 1-hour Sulfur Dioxide (SO<INF>2</INF>) National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS). The EPA has determined that emissions from Washington sources will not contribute significantly to nonattainment or interfere with the maintenance of the 2010 1-hour SO<INF>2</INF> NAAQS in any other state.

Publication Date: 
Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 4:00am

Air Plan Approval; Washington: Inspection and Maintenance Program

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving a revision to the Washington State Implementation Plan (SIP) submitted by the State of Washington on June 2, 2019, through the Washington Department of Ecology. The revision, applicable in Clark, King, Pierce, Snohomish, and Spokane Counties, Washington, removes the Inspection and Maintenance (I/M) program from the active control measure portion of the SIP.

Publication Date: 
Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 4:00am

Approval of Source-Specific Air Quality Implementation Plans; New Jersey

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approves a revision to the State of New Jersey's State Implementation Plan (SIP) for the ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) related to a source-specific SIP for CMC Steel New Jersey, located at 1 N Crossman, Sayreville, New Jersey (Facility).

Publication Date: 
Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 4:00am

Air Plan Approval; Wisconsin; VOC RACT Requirements for Lithographic Printing Facilities

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving a State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision submitted by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR or Wisconsin) on December 13, 2019. Wisconsin requests that EPA approve rules related to control of volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions from offset lithographic printing operations into Wisconsin's SIP. These revisions include amendments to the Wisconsin Administrative Code (WAC), Chapter NR 422.

Publication Date: 
Friday, February 12, 2021 - 4:00am

Air Plan Approval; Arkansas; Infrastructure for the 2015 Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards

Pursuant to the Federal Clean Air Act (CAA or the Act), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving elements of a State Implementation Plan (SIP) submission from the State of Arkansas (State) for the 2015 Ozone (O<INF>3</INF>) National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS). The State's submission addresses structural SIP requirements for implementation, maintenance, and enforcement of the 2015 O<INF>3</INF> NAAQS (infrastructure SIP or i-SIP).

Publication Date: 
Friday, February 12, 2021 - 4:00am

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