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Status of SIP Requirements for Designated Areas

Massachusetts Areas by Pollutant
As of 10/26/2014
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Massachusetts CO (1971) Areas    Return to map
 
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Area
Status Designation
Date
Classification 2010
Population
(state portion)
Meets NAAQS
Basis
Design Value
Annual
(ppm)
(entire area)
Meets
NAAQS
SIP
Requirements
Original/Approved
Clean Air
Determination
Effective Date
Citation
(link to GPO website)
Redesignation
Request Date
Redesignation
Effective Date
Citation
(link to GPO website)
Boston Area Maintenance 11/15/1990 Moderate <= 12.7ppm 1,135,003 2013 1.2 Yes 4 / 4 04/01/1996
61 FR 2918
12/12/1994 04/01/1996
61 FR 2918
Lowell Area Maintenance 11/15/1990 Not Classified 106,519       0 / 0 04/22/2002
67 FR 7272
05/25/2001 04/22/2002
67 FR 7272
Springfield Area Maintenance 11/15/1990 Not Classified 153,060       0 / 0 04/22/2002
67 FR 7272
05/25/2001 04/22/2002
67 FR 7272
Waltham Area Maintenance 11/15/1990 Not Classified 60,632       0 / 0 04/22/2002
67 FR 7272
05/25/2002 04/22/2002
67 FR 7272
Worcester Area Maintenance 11/15/1990 Not Classified 181,045       0 / 0 04/22/2002
67 FR 7272
05/25/2001 04/22/2002
67 FR 7272

Massachusetts Lead (1978) Areas    Return to map    

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No designated areas for this pollutant.

Massachusetts Lead (2008) Areas    Return to map    

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No designated areas for this pollutant.

Massachusetts NO2 (1971) Areas    Return to map    

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No designated areas for this pollutant.

Massachusetts Ozone-1Hr (1979) Areas    Return to map    

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Area
Status Designation
Date
Classification 2010
Population
(state portion)
Meets NAAQS
Basis
Design Value
Annual
(ppm)
(entire area)
Meets
NAAQS
SIP
Requirements
Original/Approved
Clean Air
Determination
Effective Date
Citation
(link to GPO website)
Redesignation
Request Date
Redesignation
Effective Date
Citation
(link to GPO website)
Boston-Lawrence-Worcester (E. Mass) Area Revoked NAAQS 11/15/1990 Serious 5,723,468 2011-2013 0.106 Yes 26 / 26 06/28/2012
77 FR 31496
   
 
Springfield (W. Mass) Area Revoked NAAQS 11/15/1990 Serious 824,161 2011-2013 0.103 Yes 26 / 26 05/30/2012
77 FR 25362
   
 

Massachusetts Ozone-8Hr (1997) Areas    Return to map    

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Area
Status Designation
Date
Classification 2010
Population
(state portion)
Meets NAAQS
Basis
Design Value
Annual
(ppm)
(entire area)
Meets
NAAQS
SIP
Requirements
Original/Approved
Clean Air
Determination
Effective Date
Citation
(link to GPO website)
Redesignation
Request Date
Redesignation
Effective Date
Citation
(link to GPO website)
Boston-Lawrence-Worcester (E. Mass) Area Nonattainment 06/15/2004 Subpart 2/Moderate 5,723,468 2011-2013 0.073 Yes 53 / 39 06/28/2012
77 FR 31496
   
 
Springfield (W. Mass) Area Nonattainment 06/15/2004 Subpart 2/Moderate 824,161 2011-2013 0.073 Yes 53 / 39 07/19/2012
77 FR 36404
   
 

Massachusetts Ozone-8Hr (2008) Areas    Return to map    

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Area
Status Designation
Date
Classification 2010
Population
(state portion)
Meets NAAQS
Basis
Design Value
Annual
(ppm)
(entire area)
Meets
NAAQS
SIP
Requirements
Original/Approved
Clean Air
Determination
Effective Date
Citation
(link to GPO website)
Redesignation
Request Date
Redesignation
Effective Date
Citation
(link to GPO website)
Dukes County Nonattainment 07/20/2012 Marginal 16,535 2011-2013 0.075 Yes 0 / 0  
 
   
 
OTR               0 / 0  
 
   
 

Massachusetts PM-10 (1987) Areas    Return to map    

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No designated areas for this pollutant.

Massachusetts PM-2.5 (1997) Areas    Return to map    

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No designated areas for this pollutant.

Massachusetts PM-2.5 (2006) Areas    Return to map    

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No designated areas for this pollutant.

Massachusetts SO2 (1971) Areas    Return to map    

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No designated areas for this pollutant.

Massachusetts SO2 (2010) Areas    Return to map    

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No designated areas for this pollutant.
 
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