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Particulate Matter (PM-2.5) Area Information
(2006 Standard)

All of the areas designated nonattainment for the 2006 PM-2.5 standard violated the 24-hour standard.

  1. Nonattainment Area Selections
    1. Area Listings
      1. Nonattainment Areas
      2. Sorted by State/Area/County
      3. Sorted by Area/State/County
    2. Area Designation Data
      1. Air Quality Data, Population, Counties
      2. Nonattainment County Data

  2. Maintenance Area Selections (Previously Nonattainment Areas)
    1. Area Listings
      1. Maintenance Areas
      2. Sorted by State/Area/County
      3. Sorted by Area/State/County
    2. Area Designation Data
      1. Maintenance Air Quality Data, Population, Counties
      2. Maintenance County Data

  3. Area Maps
    Map and GIS shapefile downloads are available from the Downloads page (see sidebar link)
    1. National Maps
      1. National Map of 2006 PM-2.5 Nonattainment Areas
      2. Counties Designated Nonattainment for 1997 PM-2.5 and/or 2006 PM-2.5 Standard - U.S. Map
    2. State Maps
      1. Individual State Maps with 2006 PM-2.5 Nonattainment Areas
      2. Individual State Maps with 2006 PM-2.5 Maintenance Areas

  4. Comparison to Other Standards
    1. Designated 2006 PM-2.5 and 1997 PM-2.5 Nonattainment Areas
    2. Designated 2006 PM-2.5 Nonattainment Areas Compared to 1997 PM-2.5 and 1997 8-Hour Ozone Nonattainment Areas

  5. Other Information
    1. Summary Reports
      1. Nonattainment Area Summary Report
      2. Maintenance Area Summary Report

  6. Federal Register Notices and Related Designation Information for PM-2.5 (2006 Standard)
    1. Particulate Matter Standards website
    2. Revised PM-2.5 (2006 Standard) NAAQS Notices
      1. Proposed National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Particulate Matter (June 29, 2012) (PDF)
      2. Correction to Proposed National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Particulate Matter (June 29, 2012) (PDF)
      3. National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Particulate Matter (January 15, 2013) (PDF)
    3. Designation Notices
      1. Air Quality Designations for the 2006 24-Hour Fine Particle (PM-2.5) National Ambient Air Quality Standards; Final Rule (November 13, 2009) (PDF)
      2. Additional Air Quality Designations for the 2006 24-Hour Fine Particle National Ambient Air Quality Standards, 110(k)(6) Correction and Technical Correction Related to Prior Designation, and Decisions Related to the 1997 Air Quality Designations and Classifications for the Annual Fine Particles National Ambient Air Quality Standards (February 3, 2011 (PDF)
      3. Additional Air Quality Designations for the 2006 24-Hour Fine Particle National Ambient Air Quality Standards (October 26, 2012) (PDF)
      4. Identification of Nonattainment Classification and Deadlines for Submission of SIP Provisions for the 1997 PM2.5 NAAQS and 2006 PM2.5 NAAQS (November 21, 2013) (PDF)
    4. Other Associated Federal Register Notices
      1. Clean Data Determination/Attainment Determinations
      2. All Federal Register Notices
        1. Notices Listed By Category
        2. Notices Listed By Area Name
        3. Notices Listed By State then Area
        4. Notices Listed By Date

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