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Status of SIP Requirements for Designated Areas

Pennsylvania Areas by Pollutant
As of 10/19/2014
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Pennsylvania 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)
Philadelphia-Camden County Area Maintenance 11/15/1990 Moderate <= 12.7ppm 673,750 2013 1.7 Yes 4 / 4 03/15/1996
61 FR 2926
09/08/1995 03/15/1996
61 FR 2926
Pittsburgh Area Maintenance 11/15/1990 Not Classified 320,395       1 / 1 01/13/2003
67 FR 68521
08/17/2001 01/13/2003
67 FR 68521

Pennsylvania Lead (1978) Areas    Return to map    

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No designated areas for this pollutant.

Pennsylvania Lead (2008) Areas    Return to map    

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Area
Status Designation
Date
Classification 2010
Population
(state portion)
Meets NAAQS
Basis
Design Value
Annual
(g/m)
(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)
Lower Beaver Valley Nonattainment 12/31/2010   17,654 2011-2013 0.25 No 1 / 0  
 
   
 
Lyons Nonattainment 12/31/2010   19,480 2011-2013 0.05 Yes 1 / 0  
 
   
 
North Reading Nonattainment 12/31/2010   29,334 2011-2013 0.51 No 1 / 0  
 
   
 

Pennsylvania NO2 (1971) Areas    Return to map    

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No designated areas for this pollutant.

Pennsylvania 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)
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton Area Revoked NAAQS 11/15/1990 Marginal 712,481 2011-2013 0.086 Yes 8 / 8 03/20/1995
60 FR 3349
   
 
Altoona Area Revoked NAAQS 01/06/1992 Marginal 127,089 2011-2013 0.097 Yes 9 / 9 03/20/1995
60 FR 3349
   
 
Erie Area Revoked NAAQS 11/15/1990 Marginal 280,566 2011-2013 0.092 Yes 8 / 8 03/20/1995
60 FR 3349
   
 
Harrisburg-Lebanon-Carlisle Area Revoked NAAQS 11/15/1990 Marginal 683,043 2011-2013 0.092 Yes 8 / 8 03/20/1995
60 FR 3349
   
 
Johnstown Area Revoked NAAQS 01/06/1992 Marginal 221,421 2011-2013 0.089 Yes 9 / 9 03/20/1995
60 FR 3349
   
 
Lancaster Area Revoked NAAQS 11/15/1990 Marginal 519,445 2011-2013 0.097 Yes 8 / 8 03/20/1995
60 FR 3349
   
 
Philadelphia-Wilmington-Trenton Area Revoked NAAQS 11/15/1990 Severe-15 4,008,994 2011-2013 0.107 Yes 29 / 28 08/25/2008
73 FR 43360
   
 
Pittsburgh-Beaver Valley Area Maintenance 11/15/1990 Moderate 2,356,285 2011-2013 0.099 Yes 24 / 24 11/19/2001
66 FR 53094
04/09/2001 11/19/2001
66 FR 53094
Reading Area Maintenance 11/15/1990 Moderate 411,442 2011-2013 0.087 Yes 24 / 24 06/06/1997
62 FR 24826
01/28/1997 06/06/1997
62 FR 24826
Scranton-Wilkes-Barre Area Revoked NAAQS 11/15/1990 Marginal 800,768 2011-2013 0.081 Yes 8 / 8 03/20/1995
60 FR 3349
   
 
York Area Revoked NAAQS 11/15/1990 Marginal 536,379 2011-2013 0.092 Yes 8 / 8 03/20/1995
60 FR 3349
   
 
Youngstown-Warren-Sharon Area Revoked NAAQS 11/15/1990 Marginal 116,638 2011-2013 0.097 Yes 9 / 9 03/20/1995
60 FR 3349
   
 

Pennsylvania 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)
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton Area Maintenance 06/15/2004 Former Subpart 1 712,481 2011-2013 0.074 Yes 4 / 0 04/03/2008
73 FR 11557
06/26/2007 04/03/2008
73 FR 11557
Altoona Area Maintenance 06/15/2004 Former Subpart 1 127,089 2011-2013 0.073 Yes 4 / 0 08/01/2007
72 FR 41906
02/08/2007 08/01/2007
72 FR 41906
Clearfield and Indiana Counties Area Maintenance 06/15/2004 Former Subpart 1 170,522 2011-2013 0.075 Yes 4 / 0 04/20/2009
74 FR 11674
06/14/2007 04/20/2009
74 FR 11674
Erie Area Maintenance 06/15/2004 Former Subpart 1 280,566 2011-2013 0.074 Yes 4 / 0 11/08/2007
72 FR 57207
04/24/2007 11/08/2007
72 FR 57207
Franklin County Area Maintenance 06/15/2004 Former Subpart 1 149,618 2011-2013 0.068 Yes 4 / 0 07/25/2007
72 FR 40746
12/14/2006 07/25/2007
72 FR 40746
Greene County Area Maintenance 06/15/2004 Former Subpart 1 38,686 2011-2013 0.067 Yes 4 / 0 04/20/2009
74 FR 11671
01/25/2007 04/20/2009
74 FR 11671
Harrisburg-Lebanon-Carlisle Area Maintenance 06/15/2004 Former Subpart 1 683,043 2011-2013 0.076 Yes 4 / 0 07/25/2007
72 FR 40749
03/27/2007 07/25/2007
72 FR 40749
Johnstown Area Maintenance 06/15/2004 Former Subpart 1 143,679 2011-2013 0.070 Yes 4 / 0 08/01/2007
72 FR 41903
03/27/2007 08/01/2007
72 FR 41903
Lancaster Area Maintenance 06/15/2004 Subpart 2/Marginal 519,445 2011-2013 0.075 Yes 3 / 1 07/06/2007
72 FR 36889
08/01/2006 07/06/2007
72 FR 36889
Philadelphia-Wilmington-Atlantic City Area Nonattainment 06/15/2004 Subpart 2/Moderate 4,008,994 2011-2013   Insufficient Data 53 / 11 04/25/2012
77 FR 17341
   
 
Pittsburgh-Beaver Valley Nonattainment 06/15/2004 Subpart 2/Moderate 2,356,285 2011-2013 0.080 Yes 53 / 43 05/06/2013
78 FR 20244
   
 
Reading Area Maintenance 06/15/2004 Former Subpart 1 411,442 2011-2013 0.073 Yes 4 / 0 09/10/2007
72 FR 48559
01/25/2007 09/10/2007
72 FR 48559
Scranton-Wilkes-Barre Area Maintenance 06/15/2004 Former Subpart 1 733,473 2011-2013 0.070 Yes 4 / 0 12/19/2007
72 FR 64948
06/12/2007 12/19/2007
72 FR 64948
State College Area Maintenance 06/15/2004 Former Subpart 1 153,990 2011-2013 0.071 Yes 4 / 0 12/14/2007
72 FR 63990
06/12/2007 12/14/2007
72 FR 63990
Tioga County Area Maintenance 06/15/2004 Former Subpart 1 41,981 2011-2013 0.069 Yes 4 / 0 07/06/2007
72 FR 36892
09/01/2006 07/06/2007
72 FR 36892
York Area Maintenance 06/15/2004 Former Subpart 1 536,379 2011-2013 0.074 Yes 4 / 0 02/13/2008
73 FR 2163
06/14/2007 02/13/2008
73 FR 2163
Youngstown-Warren-Sharon Area Maintenance 06/15/2004 Former Subpart 1 116,638 2011-2013 0.077 Yes 4 / 0 11/19/2007
72 FR 59213
03/27/2007 11/19/2007
72 FR 59213
OTR (Rest of State)               49 / 6  
 
   
 

Pennsylvania 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)
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton Nonattainment 07/20/2012 Marginal 712,481 2011-2013 0.074 Yes 0 / 0  
 
   
 
Lancaster Nonattainment 07/20/2012 Marginal 519,445 2011-2013 0.075 Yes 0 / 0  
 
   
 
Philadelphia-Wilmington-Atlantic City Nonattainment 07/20/2012 Marginal 4,008,994 2011-2013 0.084 No 0 / 0  
 
   
 
Pittsburgh-Beaver Valley Nonattainment 07/20/2012 Marginal 2,356,285 2011-2013 0.080 No 0 / 0  
 
   
 
Reading Nonattainment 07/20/2012 Marginal 411,442 2011-2013 0.073 Yes 0 / 0  
 
   
 
OTR               0 / 0  
 
   
 

Pennsylvania PM-10 (1987) Areas    Return to map    

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Area
Status Designation
Date
Classification 2010
Population
(state portion)
Meets NAAQS
Basis
Design Value
(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)
Allegheny County; The area including Liberty, Lincoln, Port Vue, and Glassport Boroughs and the City of Clairton Maintenance 11/15/1990 Moderate 18,700 2011-2013   Yes 3 / 3 10/14/2003
68 FR 53515
10/28/2002 10/14/2003
68 FR 53515

Pennsylvania PM-2.5 (1997) Areas    Return to map    

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Area
Status Designation
Date
Classification 2010
Population
(state portion)
Meets NAAQS
Basis
Design Value
Annual
(g/m)
(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)
Harrisburg-Lebanon-Carlisle Nonattainment 04/05/2005 Moderate 637,074 2011-2013 12.3 Yes 5 / 1 09/27/2011
76 FR 45424
04/24/2014  
 
Johnstown Nonattainment 04/05/2005 Moderate 156,923 2011-2013 12.3 Yes 5 / 1 09/27/2011
76 FR 45424
   
 
Lancaster Nonattainment 04/05/2005 Moderate 519,445 2011-2013 12 Yes 5 / 1 09/27/2011
76 FR 45424
04/30/2014  
 
Liberty-Clairton Nonattainment 04/05/2005 Moderate 20,789 2011-2013 13.4 Yes 7 / 2 11/25/2013
78 FR 63881
   
 
Philadelphia-Wilmington Nonattainment 04/05/2005 Moderate 4,008,994 2011-2013 12.4 Yes 6 / 5 06/15/2012
77 FR 28782
   
 
Pittsburgh-Beaver Valley Nonattainment 04/05/2005 Moderate 2,142,981 2011-2013 11.6 Yes 6 / 2 10/12/2012
77 FR 62147
   
 
Reading Nonattainment 04/05/2005 Moderate 411,442 2011-2013 11 Yes 5 / 1 09/27/2011
76 FR 45424
12/05/2013  
 
York Nonattainment 04/05/2005 Moderate 434,972 2011-2013 11.3 Yes 5 / 1 09/27/2011
76 FR 45424
04/24/2014  
 

Pennsylvania PM-2.5 (2006) Areas    Return to map
Area designated nonattainment for the 24-hour standard.    

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Area
Status Designation
Date
Classification 2010
Population
(state portion)
Meets NAAQS
Basis
Design Value
24-Hr
(g/m)
(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)
Allentown Nonattainment 12/14/2009 Moderate 647,232 2011-2013 32 Yes 6 / 1 04/30/2012
77 FR 18922
09/05/2014  
 
Harrisburg-Lebanon-Carlisle-York Nonattainment 12/14/2009 Moderate 1,072,046 2011-2013 32 Yes 6 / 1 04/30/2012
77 FR 18922
04/24/2014  
 
Johnstown Nonattainment 12/14/2009 Moderate 156,923 2011-2013 30 Yes 6 / 1 04/30/2012
77 FR 18922
   
 
Lancaster Nonattainment 12/14/2009 Moderate 519,445 2011-2013 31 Yes 6 / 1 04/30/2012
77 FR 18922
04/30/2014  
 
Liberty-Clairton Nonattainment 12/14/2009 Moderate 20,789 2011-2013 37 No 7 / 0  
 
   
 
Philadelphia-Wilmington Nonattainment 12/14/2009 Moderate 4,008,994 2011-2013 30 Yes 6 / 1 01/07/2013
78 FR 882
   
 
Pittsburgh-Beaver Valley Nonattainment 12/14/2009 Moderate 2,142,981 2011-2013 29 Yes 6 / 1 05/02/2014
79 FR 25014
   
 

Pennsylvania SO2 (1971) Areas    Return to map    

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Area
Status Designation
Date
Classification 2010
Population
(state portion)
Meets NAAQS
Basis
Design Value
Annual/24-Hr
(ppb)
(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)
Allegheny County Air Basin: Hazelwood monitor Maintenance 09/12/1978   387,190 2012-2013   /   No Data 0 / 0 08/20/2004
69 FR 43522
  08/20/2004
69 FR 43522
Armstrong County: Madison Twp, Mahoning Twp, Boggs Twp, Washington Twp, Pine Twp Nonattainment 11/15/1990   4,516     /     0 / 0  
 
   
 
Warren County: Conewago Twp Maintenance 11/15/1990   3,594 2012-2013 5 / 27 Yes 1 / 1 08/02/2004
69 FR 39860
  08/02/2004
69 FR 39860
Warren County: Warren Boro, Pleasant Twp, Glade Twp Maintenance 01/20/1994   15,781 2012-2013   / 21 Insufficient Data 1 / 1 08/02/2004
69 FR 39860
  08/02/2004
69 FR 39860

Pennsylvania SO2 (2010) Areas    Return to map    

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Area
Status Designation
Date
Classification 2010
Population
(state portion)
Meets NAAQS
Basis
Design Value
Annual
(ppb)
(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)
Allegheny Nonattainment 10/04/2013   126,934 2011-2013 117 No 1 / 0  
 
   
 
Beaver Nonattainment 10/04/2013   14,780 2011-2013 109 No 1 / 0  
 
   
 
Indiana Nonattainment 10/04/2013   92,778 2011-2013 72 Yes 1 / 0  
 
   
 
Warren Nonattainment 10/04/2013   18,056 2011-2013 106 No 1 / 0  
 
   
 
 
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