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Area Designations for 1997 Fine Particle (PM2.5) Standards

Comparison of State Recommendations on PM2.5 to EPA Responses — June 29, 2004

In some cases either the state and/or EPA recommended partial counties. These are identified by a (P). If a county is not listed below, EPA recommends that it be designated as attainment/unclassifiable.

State Recommendations vs. EPA's Response on PM2.5 Nonattainment Areas (updated 07/08/04)

State Area Name State Recommended Nonattainment Counties EPA Recommended Nonattainment Counties
Alabama Birmingham, AL Jefferson Jefferson
Shelby
Walker
Chattanooga, TN-GA   Jackson
Columbus, GA-AL Russell Lee
Russell
California Los Angeles, CA Los Angeles (P)
Orange
Riverside (P)
San Bernardino (P)
Los Angeles (P)
Orange
Riverside (P)
San Bernardino (P)
San Diego, CA San Diego San Diego
San Joaquin Valley, CA
Fresno
Kern (P)
Kings
Madera
Merced
San Joaquin
Stanislaus
Tulare
Fresno
Kern (P)
Kings
Madera
Merced
San Joaquin
Stanislaus
Tulare
Connecticut New York, NY-NJ-CT-PA   Fairfield
New Haven
Delaware Philadelphia PA-NJ-DE-MD New Castle New Castle
District of Columbia Washington MSA District of Columbia District of Columbia
Georgia Athens, GA Clarke Clarke Madison
Oconee
Atlanta Barrow
Bartow
Carroll
Cherokee
Clayton
Cobb
Coweta
De Kalb
Douglas
Fayette
Forsyth
Fulton
Gwinnett
Hall
Heard (P)
Henry
Newton
Paulding
Rockdale
Spalding
Walton
Barrow
Bartow
Carroll
Cherokee
Clayton
Cobb
Coweta
De Kalb
Douglas
Fayette
Forsyth
Fulton
Gwinnett
Hall
Heard (P)
Henry
Jasper
Newton
Paulding
Putnam
Rockdale
Spalding
Walton
Chattanooga TN-GA Walker Catoosa
Dade
Walker
Columbus, GA-AL   Harris
Muscogee
Floyd County, GA Floyd Floyd
Macon Bibb Bibb
Monroe (P)
Illinois Chicago, IL-IN-WI Cook
DuPage
Grundy (P)
Kane
Kendall (P)
Lake
McHenry
Will
Cook
DuPage
Grundy (P)
Kane
Kendall (P)
Lake
McHenry
Will
St. Louis MO-IL Madison
Monroe
St. Clair
Madison
Monroe
Randolph
St. Clair
Indiana Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN   Dearborn (P)
Chicago, IL-IN Lake Lake
Porter
Elkhart IN Elkhart
Elkhart
St. Joseph
Evansville IN-KY Dubois
Vanderburgh
Dubois
Gibson
Pike
Spencer
Vanderburgh
Warrick
Indianapolis IN Marion
Hamilton
Hendricks
Johnson
Marion
Morgan
Louisville KY-IN Clark
Clark
Floyd
Jefferson
Kentucky Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN   Boone
Campbell
Kenton
Huntington, WV- KY-OH   Boyd
Lawrence
Lexington, KY Fayette Clark
Fayette
Madison
Mercer
Woodford
Louisville, KY-IN Jefferson Bullitt
Jefferson
Maryland Baltimore, MD Anne Arundel
Baltimore City
Baltimore
Anne Arundel
Baltimore City
Baltimore
Carroll
Harford
Howard
Berkeley, WV-MD   Washington
Washington MSA Prince George's Charles
Frederick
Montgomery
Prince George's
Michigan Detroit, MI Monroe
Wayne
Livingston
Macomb
Monroe
Oakland
St. Clair
Washtenaw
Wayne
Missouri St. Louis, MO-IL Franklin
Jefferson
St. Charles
St. Louis
St. Louis City
Franklin
Jefferson
St. Charles
St. Louis
St. Louis City
Montana Lincoln County, MT Lincoln(P) Lincoln
New Jersey New York, NY-NJ-CT-PA Bergen
Essex
Hudson
Mercer
Middlesex
Monmouth
Morris
Passaic
Somerset
Union
Bergen
Essex
Hudson
Mercer
Middlesex
Monmouth
Morris
Passaic
Somerset
Union
Philadelphia, PA-NJ-DE-MD   Burlington
Camden
Gloucester
New York New York , NY-NJ-CT-PA Bronx
Kings
New York
Queens
Richmond
Bronx
Kings
Nassau
New York
Orange
Queens
Richmond
Rockland
Suffolk
Westchester
North Carolina Greensboro, NC Davidson Davidson
Forsyth
Guilford
Randolph
Stokes
Hickory, NC Catawba (P) Burke (P)
Caldwell (P)
Catawba
Ohio Canton, OH Stark Stark
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Butler
Clermont
Hamilton
Warren
Butler
Clermont
Hamilton
Warren
Cleveland, OH Cuyahoga
Lake
Lorain
Medina
Portage
Summit
Ashtabula
Cuyahoga
Geauga
Lake
Lorain
Medina
Portage
Summit
Columbus OH Delaware
Fairfield
Franklin
Licking
Coshocton
Delaware
Fairfield
Franklin
Licking
Dayton-Springfield OH Clark
Greene
Montgomery
Clark
Greene
Montgomery
Huntington, WV-KY-OH Lawrence
Scioto
Adams
Gallia
Lawrence
Scioto
Parkersburg, WV-OH   Washington
Steubenville, OH-WV Jefferson Jefferson
Toledo OH Lucas
Wood
Lucas
Wood
Wheeling WV-OH   Belmont
Youngstown, OH Columbiana
Mahoning
Trumbull
Columbiana
Mahoning
Trumbull
Pennsylvania Harrisburg, PA Cumberland
Dauphin
Cumberland
Dauphin
Lebanon
Johnstown, PA Cambria Cambria
Indiana
Lancaster PA Lancaster Lancaster
Philadelphia, PA-NJ-DE-MD Chester
Delaware
Philadelphia
Bucks
Chester
Delaware
Montgomery
Philadelphia
Pittsburgh, PA Allegheny
Beaver
Washington
Westmoreland
Allegheny
Armstrong
Beaver
Butler
Greene
Lawrence
Washington
Westmoreland
Reading, PA Berks Berks
York, PA York York
Youngstown, OH   Mercer
Tennessee Chattanooga TN-GA Hamilton Hamilton
Marion
Knoxville Knox Anderson
Blount
Knox
Loudon
McMinn
Roane
Sevier
Virginia Washington MSA   Alexandria City
Arlington
Fairfax
Loudoun
Prince William
Falls Church City
Manassas City
Manassas Park City
Fairfax City
West Virginia Berkeley, WV-MD Berkeley Berkeley
Charleston WV Kanawha
Putnam
Kanawha
Mason
Putnam
Huntington, WV-KY-OH Cabell
Wayne
Cabell
Wayne
Marion County, WV Marion Harrison
Marion
Monongalia
Parkersburg, WV-OH Wood Pleasants
Wood
Steubenville, OH-WV Brooke
Hancock
Brooke
Hancock
Wheeling, WV-OH Marshall
Ohio
Marshall
Ohio
Wisconsin Chicago, IL-IN-WI   Kenosha
TOTAL
21 states + DC 46 areas 142 counties
9 partial
244 counties
11 partial

Unclassifiable Counties

State Area Unclassifiable Counties
South Carolina Greenville-Spartanburg,SC Anderson
Greenville
Spartanburg
Indiana Muncie, IN Delaware
Alabama Dekalb, AL Dekalb
Gadsden, AL Etowah
TOTAL
3 states 4 areas 6 counties

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