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Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; Montana; Whitefish PM10

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving the Limited Maintenance Plan (LMP) submitted by the State of Montana to EPA on August 6, 2021, for the Whitefish Moderate nonattainment area (NAA) for particulate matter with an aerodynamic diameter less than or equal to a nominal 10 micrometers (PM<INF>10</INF>) and concurrently redesignating the NAA to attainment for the 24-hour PM<INF>10</INF> National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS).

Publication Date: 
Wednesday, June 8, 2022 - 4:00am

Air Plan Approval; Kentucky; Source Specific Changes for Jefferson County

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving changes to the Kentucky State Implementation Plan (SIP), submitted by the Commonwealth of Kentucky, through the Energy and Environment Cabinet (Cabinet), on March 4, 2020, and supplemented on January 28, 2022.

Publication Date: 
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 - 4:00am

Approval of Air Quality Implementation Plans; New York; Revision to 6 NYCRR Part 235 Consumer Products

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to approve a revision to the New York State Implementation Plan (SIP) for the purposes of implementing control of air pollution for volatile organic compounds (VOC). The proposed SIP revision consists of amendments to New York's Codes, Rules, and Regulations (NYCRR) that implement control measures for Consumer Products. The intended effect of this action is to approve control strategies which will result in VOC emission reductions that will help attain and maintain the national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS) for ozone.

Publication Date: 
Friday, June 3, 2022 - 4:00am

Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; New York; Ozone and Particulate Matter Controls Strategies

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving several revisions to the New York State Implementation Plan (SIP) meant to result in emission reductions that will help attain and maintain the national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS) for particulate matter (PM) and ozone. These SIP revisions consist of amendments to several existing regulations outlined within New York's Codes, Rules, and Regulations that implement control measures for sources of PM and oxides of nitrogen (NO<INF>X</INF>).

Publication Date: 
Thursday, June 2, 2022 - 4:00am

Air Plan Approval; Pennsylvania; 2015 Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standard Nonattainment New Source Review Certification

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to approve this state implementation plan (SIP) revision that will fulfill Pennsylvania's nonattainment new source review (NNSR) SIP element requirement for the 2015 8-hour ozone national ambient air quality standard (NAAQS). This action is being taken under the Clean Air Act (CAA).

Publication Date: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2022 - 4:00am

Air Plan Approval; Rhode Island; Infrastructure State Implementation Plan Requirements for the 2012 PM2.5

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving most elements of 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 2012 annual fine particle (PM<INF>2.5</INF>) National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS). We are not taking action on three elements of this submittal in sections 110(a)(2)(C), (D)(i)(II), and (J) that relate to requirements for the State's Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) program.

Publication Date: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2022 - 4:00am

Air Plan Approval; Missouri; Control of Volatile Organic Compound Emissions From Reactor Processes and Distillation Operations Processes in the Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturing Industry

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking final action to approve a revision to the State Implementation Plan (SIP) for the State of Missouri. This final action will amend a Missouri regulation that controls emissions from facilities in St. Louis City and Jefferson, St. Charles, Franklin, and St. Louis Counties.

Publication Date: 
Friday, May 27, 2022 - 4:00am

Air Plan Approval; North Carolina; Repeal of Delegation Authority

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving a State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision submitted by the State of North Carolina's Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), Division of Air Quality (DAQ or Division), via a letter dated April 13, 2021. This rulemaking addresses the repeal of a State regulation related to delegation of authority and removal of the regulation from the North Carolina SIP. EPA is finalizing approval of these changes pursuant to the Clean Air Act (CAA or Act).

Publication Date: 
Thursday, May 26, 2022 - 4:00am

Air Plan Disapproval; California; Interstate Transport of Air Pollution for the 2015 8-Hour Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards

Pursuant to the Clean Air Act (CAA or the ``Act''), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to disapprove a State Implementation Plan (SIP) submittal from California addressing interstate transport for the 2015 8-hour ozone national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS). The ``good neighbor'' or ``interstate transport'' provision of the Act requires that each state's SIP contain adequate provisions to prohibit emissions from within the state from significantly contributing to nonattainment or interfering with maintenance of the NAAQS in other states.

Publication Date: 
Tuesday, May 24, 2022 - 4:00am

Air Plan Disapproval; Utah; Interstate Transport of Air Pollution for the 2015 8-Hour Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards

Pursuant to the federal Clean Air Act (CAA or the Act), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to disapprove the State Implementation Plan (SIP) submittal from Utah regarding interstate transport for the 2015 8-hour ozone national ambient air quality standard (NAAQS). The ``good neighbor'' or ``interstate transport'' provision requires that each state's SIP contain adequate provisions to prohibit emissions from within the state from significantly contributing to nonattainment or interfering with maintenance of the NAAQS in other states.

Publication Date: 
Tuesday, May 24, 2022 - 4:00am

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