Incorporation by reference

Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Plans; Pennsylvania; Reasonably Available Control Technology (RACT) Determinations for Case-by-Case Sources Under the 1997 and 2008 8-Hour Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to approve multiple state implementation plan (SIP) revisions submitted by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. These revisions were submitted by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) to establish and require reasonably available control technology (RACT) for twenty-three major sources of volatile organic compounds (VOC) and/ or nitrogen oxides (NO<INF>X</INF>) pursuant to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's conditionally approved RACT regulations.

Publication Date: 
Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 4:00am

Air Plan Approval; Missouri; Revision to Emission Data, Emission Fees and Process Information Rule

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking final action to approve a State Implementation Plan (SIP) and Operating Permits Program revision submitted by the State of Missouri on May 25, 2021. These revisions update the listed emission reporting years and update the emissions fee for permitted sources as set by Missouri Statute from $48 per ton of air pollution emitted annually to $53 in calendar year 2021 and $55 per ton of air pollution emitted annually for emissions in calendar year 2022 and beyond; effective March 30, 2021.

Publication Date: 
Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 4:00am

Air Plan Approval; Arizona; Pinal County Air Quality Control District

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking final action to approve revisions to the Pinal County Air Quality Control District (PCAQCD) portion of the Arizona State Implementation Plan (SIP). These revisions concern the District's negative declarations for the 2008 8-hour ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS or ``standards'') in the portion of the Phoenix-Mesa ozone nonattainment area under the jurisdiction of the PCAQCD and two volatile organic compound (VOC) rules covering gasoline dispensing and surface coating operations.

Publication Date: 
Monday, August 23, 2021 - 4:00am

Approval and Promulgation of State Plans for Designated Facilities; New York; Revision to Section 111(d) State Plan for MSW Landfills

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving a revision to New York's section 111(d) state plan (the ``State Plan'') for Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) landfills, pursuant to the Clean Air Act (``CAA'' or the ``Act'').

Publication Date: 
Monday, August 23, 2021 - 4:00am

Limited Approval and Limited Disapproval of California Air Quality Implementation Plan Revisions; Amador Air District; Stationary Source Permits

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing a limited approval and limited disapproval of a revision to the Amador Air District's (AAD or ``District'') portion of the California State Implementation Plan (SIP). This revision governs the District's issuance of permits for stationary sources, and focuses on the preconstruction review and permitting of major sources and major modifications under part D of title I of the Clean Air Act (CAA or ``the Act''). We are taking comments on this proposal and plan to follow with a final action.

Publication Date: 
Monday, August 23, 2021 - 4:00am

Air Plan Approval; Iowa; Infrastructure State Implementation Plan Requirements for the 2015 Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standard

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking final action to approve certain elements of a State Implementation Plan (SIP) submission from the State of Iowa addressing the applicable requirements of section 110 of the Clean Air Act (CAA) for the 2015 Ozone (O<INF>3</INF>) National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS). Section 110 requires that each state adopt and submit a SIP revision to support the implementation, maintenance, and enforcement of each new or revised NAAQS promulgated by the EPA. These SIPs are commonly referred to as ``infrastructure'' SIPs.

Publication Date: 
Monday, August 23, 2021 - 4:00am

Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Washington; Low Emission Vehicle Program

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to approve a revision to the Washington State Implementation Plan (SIP) pertaining to adoption by reference of a Low Emission Vehicle (LEV) program by the State of Washington. The Clean Air Act (CAA) grants authority to the EPA to adopt federal standards relating to the control of emissions from new motor vehicles, and generally preempts states from doing so.

Publication Date: 
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 4:00am

Air Plan Approval; Maine and New Hampshire; 2015 Ozone NAAQS Interstate Transport Requirements

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving SIP revisions submitted by the States of Maine and New Hampshire as meeting the Clean Air Act (CAA) requirement that each State Implementation Plan (SIP) contain adequate provisions to prohibit emissions that will significantly contribute to nonattainment or interfere with maintenance of the 2015 ozone NAAQS in any other state. This action is being taken in accordance with the Clean Air Act.

Publication Date: 
Tuesday, August 17, 2021 - 4:00am

Air Plan Approval; Michigan; Sulfur Dioxide Clean Data Determination for St. Clair

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to make a determination that the St. Clair sulfur dioxide (SO<INF>2</INF>) nonattainment area has attained the 2010 primary SO<INF>2</INF> National Ambient Air Quality Standard (2010 SO<INF>2</INF> NAAQS). If finalized, this determination would suspend certain requirements for the nonattainment area for as long as the area continues to attain the 2010 SO<INF>2</INF> NAAQS.

Publication Date: 
Tuesday, August 17, 2021 - 4:00am

Air Plan Approval; Rhode Island; Infrastructure State Implementation Plan Requirements for the 2015 Ozone

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to approve a State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision submitted by the State of Rhode Island. This revision addresses the infrastructure requirements of the Clean Air Act (CAA or Act) for the 2015 ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS). This proposed action includes all elements of these infrastructure requirements except for portions of the ``Good Neighbor'' or ``transport'' provisions, which will be addressed in a future action.

Publication Date: 
Tuesday, August 17, 2021 - 4:00am

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