Volatile organic compounds

Air Plan Approval; North Carolina; Bulk Gasoline Plant and Terminal Vapor Recovery Systems

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to approve a State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision submitted by the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (NCDEQ), Division of Air Quality (DAQ), via a letter dated April 13, 2021. This SIP revision includes changes to NCDEQ's regulations regarding bulk gasoline terminals and plants, gasoline cargo tanks and vapor collection systems, and leak tightness and vapor leak requirements. The EPA is proposing to approve these changes pursuant to the Clean Air Act (CAA or Act).

Publication Date: 
Tuesday, June 13, 2023 - 4:00am

Air Plan Approval; Georgia; Miscellaneous Rule Revisions to Gasoline Dispensing Facility-Stage I

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to approve changes to the Georgia State Implementation Plan (SIP), submitted by the State of Georgia through the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (GA EPD) via a letter dated November 4, 2021. The SIP revision revises Georgia's Stage I vapor recovery rules primarily by removing outdated references and making several clarifying edits. The revision also updates several definitions and makes two substantive changes. EPA is proposing to approve these changes pursuant to the Clean Air Act (CAA or Act).

Publication Date: 
Tuesday, June 13, 2023 - 4:00am

Air Plan Approval; Wisconsin; VOC RACT for Miscellaneous Industrial Adhesives and Miscellaneous Metal and Plastic Parts Coatings

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving State Implementation Plan (SIP) revisions related to volatile organic compound (VOC) reasonably available control technology (RACT), submitted by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (``Wisconsin'' or ``WDNR'') on June 28, 2022.

Publication Date: 
Tuesday, June 6, 2023 - 4:00am

Air Plan Approval; Michigan; Redesignation of the Detroit, MI Area to Attainment of the 2015 Ozone Standards

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is finalizing its redesignation of the Detroit, Michigan area to attainment for the 2015 ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) in accordance with a request from the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE). EGLE submitted this request on January 3, 2022. EPA is approving, as a revision to the Michigan State Implementation Plan (SIP), the State's plan for maintaining the 2015 ozone NAAQS through 2035 in the Detroit area.

Publication Date: 
Friday, May 19, 2023 - 4:00am

Review of Standards of Performance for Automobile and Light Duty Truck Surface Coating Operations

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is finalizing amendments to the new source performance standards for Automobile and Light Duty Truck Surface Coating Operations pursuant to the review required by the Clean Air Act. The EPA determined that revisions to the NSPS were needed to reflect the degree of emission limitation achievable through the application of the best system of emission reduction (BSER).

Publication Date: 
Tuesday, May 9, 2023 - 4:00am

Clean Air Plans; 2015 8-Hour Ozone Nonattainment Area Requirements; Clean Fuels or Advanced Control Technology for Boilers; San Joaquin Valley and Los Angeles-South Coast Air Basin, California

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking final action to approve revisions to the California State Implementation Plan (SIP) concerning the provisions for clean fuels or advanced control technology for boilers for the 2015 ozone national ambient air quality standards (``2015 ozone NAAQS'') in the San Joaquin Valley and Los Angeles--South Coast Air Basin, California (``South Coast'') ozone nonattainment areas.

Publication Date: 
Monday, May 8, 2023 - 4:00am

Air Plan Approval; Michigan; Revisions to Part 1 and 2 Rules

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving revisions to Michigan Air Pollution Control Rules Part 1 Definitions, and Part 2 Air Use Approval for inclusion in the Michigan State Implementation Plan (SIP). Additionally, EPA is removing rules from the SIP that are part of Michigan's title V Renewable Operating Permit program, and rules that have been moved to other sections of the Michigan Administrative Code and approved into the Michigan SIP.

Publication Date: 
Thursday, April 27, 2023 - 4:00am

Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plan; Mohegan Tribe of Indians of Connecticut

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving amendments to the Mohegan Tribe of Indians of Connecticut (the Mohegan Tribe, Mohegans, or the Tribe) Tribal Implementation Plan (TIP) under the Clean Air Act (CAA) to regulate air pollution within the exterior boundaries of the Tribe's reservation. EPA approved the Tribe for treatment in the same manner as a State (Treatment as State or TAS) for purposes of administering New Source Review (NSR) under the CAA on December 26, 2006.

Publication Date: 
Tuesday, April 25, 2023 - 4:00am

Air Plan Approval; Texas; Reasonable Further Progress Plan for the Dallas-Fort Worth Ozone Nonattainment Area

Pursuant to the Federal Clean Air Act (CAA or the Act), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving revisions to the State Implementation Plan (SIP) for Texas as proposed on October 9, 2020, and supplemented on December 20, 2022. The revisions were submitted by Texas on May 13, 2020, to meet the Reasonable Further Progress (RFP) requirements for the Dallas-Fort Worth Serious ozone nonattainment area (DFW area) for the 2008 ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS).

Publication Date: 
Monday, April 24, 2023 - 4:00am

Air Plan Approval; Illinois; VOC RACT Requirements for Aerospace Manufacturing and Rework Operations

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving State Implementation Plan (SIP) rule revisions submitted by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA or Illinois) on April 13, 2021, and supplemented by a Clean Air Act (CAA) section 110(l) demonstration submitted on October 6, 2022. Illinois requests that EPA approve rule revisions related to control of volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions from aerospace manufacturing and rework facilities into Illinois' SIP.

Publication Date: 
Tuesday, April 11, 2023 - 4:00am

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