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Section **.**** Identification of plan.

(c) EPA approved regulations.

EPA Approved Massachusetts Regulations
(As of October 21, 2013.)

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State Citation Title / Subject State Effective Date EPA Approval Date Explanations
310 CMR6.04 (PDF) (1 pg, 105 K) Standards 07/25/1990 10/04/2002
67 FR 62184
Adopted PM10 as the criteria pollutant for particulates.
310 CMR 7.00 (PDF) (39 pp, 290 K) Definitions. 11/15/1993
05/11/1994
02/01/1995
60 FR 6027
07/30/1993 10/15/1996
61 FR 53628
02/17/1993 09/03/1999
64 FR 48297
07/30/1996 04/11/2000
65 FR 19323
01/11/1995
03/29/1995
04/11/2000
65 FR 19323
07/25/1995
08/09/2000
09/11/2000
12/18/2000
65 FR 78974
07/25/1990 10/04/2002
67 FR 62184
12/01/2006 07/31/2008
73 FR 44654
Addition of the term, "Boston Metropolitan Planning Organization." [See: Electronic Docket Number EPA-R01-OAR-2006-1018 at www.regulations.gov ]
03/01/2009 09/09/2013
78 FR 54960 (PDF) (3 pp, 253 K)
The following six terms were added: isolate; minor modification; routine maintenance; solvent metal degreasing; special and extreme solvent metal cleaning; substantial modification. [See: Electronic Docket Number EPA-R01-OAR-2013-0028 at www.regulations.gov ]
08/03/2012 9/19/2013
78 FR 57487 (PDF) (10 pp, 376 K)
Approving the definition of "Sulfur in Fuel."

[See: Electronic Dock Number EPA-R01-OAR-2012-0025 at www.regulations.gov ]
310 CMR 7.00 Appendix A. (PDF) (23 pp, 223 K) Emission Offsets and Nonattainment Review. 07/15/94 and
04/14/95
10/27/2000
65 FR 64360
Approving 1990 CAAA revisions and general NSR permit requirements.
310 CMR 7.00 Appendix B (PDF) (30 pp, 246 K) Emission Banking, Trading and Averaging. 01/01/1994 and 01/27/1995 08/08/1996
61 FR 41335 (PDF) (4 pp, 122 K)
Except 310 CMR 7.00 Appendix B(3)(e)5.h.
Regulations for the Control of Air Pollution (PDF) (2 pp, 109 K) Regulation 1 General Regulations to Prevent Air Pollution. 01/27/1972 05/31/1972
37 FR 10841
Regulations for Prevention And/or Abatement of Air Pollution Episode and Air Pollution Incident Emergencies (PDF) (2 pp, 109 K) Regulation 1 Introduction. 08/28/1972 10/28/1972
37 FR 23085
Regulations for the Control of Air Pollution (PDF) (15 pp, 126 K) Regulation 2 Plans Approval and Emission Limitations. 02/01/1978 03/15/1979
44 FR 15703
Regulation 2 is now known as 310 CMR 7.02.
Regulations for Prevention And/or Abatement of Air Pollution Episode and Air Pollution Incident Emergencies (PPF) (2 pp, 109 K)  Regulation 2 Definitions.

08/28/1972 10/28/1972
37 FR 23085
310 CMR 7.02 (PDF) (4 pp,113 K) Plans Approval and Emission Limitations. 06/06/1994 04/05/1995
60 FR 17226
Regulations for the Control of Air Pollution (PDF) (19 pp, 93 K) Regulation 3 Nuclear Energy Utilization Facilities. 06/01/1972 10/28/1972
37 FR 23085
310 CMR 7.03 (PDF) (1 pg, 105 K) Plan Application Exemption Construction Requirements. Paint Spray Booths 310 CMR 7.03(13) 02/17/1993 09/03/1999
64 FR 48297
Regulations for the Control of Air Pollution (PDF) (19 pp, 93 K) Regulation 4 Fossil Fuel Utilization Facilities. 01/27/1972 10/28/1972
37 FR 23085
Regulation 4 is now known as 310 CMR 7.04
Regulations for the Control of Air Pollution (PDF) (2 pp, 106 K) Regulation 5 Fuels 08/31/1978 03/07/1979
44 FR 12421
Regulation 5 is now known as 310 CMR 7.05.

Portions of Regulation 5 have been replaced with the approval of 310 CMR 7.05
310 CMR 7.05 (PDF) (5 pp, 30 K) Fuels All Districts 08/03/2012 9/19/2013
78 FR 57487 (PDF) (10 pp, 276 K)
Approves the sulfur content of fuel oil with the following exceptions which are not applicable to the Massachusetts Alternative to BART: (1) 310 CMR 7.05(1)(a)(3); (2) 310 CMR 7.05(2) through (4); and (3) 310 CMR 7.05(7) through (9).

The following sections were not submitted as part of the SIP: (1)(a)(3), (2), (3), (4), (7), (8), (9).

[See: Electronic Docket Number EPA-R01-OAR-2012-0025 at www.regulations.gov ]
Regulations for the Control of Air Pollution (PDF) (2 pp, 107 K) Regulation 6 Visible Emissions. 08/28/1972 10/28/1972
37 FR 23085
Regulation 6 is now known as 310 CMR 7.06
310 CMR 7.07 (PDF) (3 pp, 111 K) Open Burning. 09/28/1979 06/17/1980
45 FR 40987
Regulations for the Control of Air Pollution (PDF) (2 pp, 157 K) Regulation 8 Incinerators. 08/28/1972 10/28/1972
37 FR 23085
Regulation 8 is now known as 310 CMR 7.08
310 CMR 7.08 (PDF) (19 pp, 233 K) Incinerators. Municipal Waste Combustors 310 CMR 7.08(2). 01/11/1999 09/02/1999
64 FR 48095
Regulations for the Control of Air Pollution (PDF) (1 pg, 105 K) Regulation 9 Dust and Odor. 12/09/1977 09/29/1978
43 FR 44841
Regulation 9 is now known as 310 CMR 7.09
Regulations for the Control of Air Pollution (PDF) (1 pg, 105 K) Regulation 10 Noise. 06/01/1972 10/28/1972
37 FR 23085
Regulation 10 is now known as 310 CMR 7.10.
Regulations for the Control of Air Pollution (PDF) (2 pp, 107 K) Regulation 11 Transportation Media. 06/01/1972 10/28/1972
37 FR 23085
Regulation 11 is now known as 310 CMR 7.11. This regulation restricts idling.
310 CMR 7.12 (PDF) (2 pp, 106) Inspection Certificate, Record Keeping and Reporting. 06/28/1990
09/30/1992
07/15/1994
03/21/1996
61 FR 11556
The 06/28/1990 and 09/30/1992 submittals deal with the permitting process. The 07/15/1994 submittal develops 7.12 to comply with emission statement requirements.
Regulations for the Control of Air Pollution (PDF) (19 pp, 93 K) Regulation 13 Stack Testing. 06/01/1972 10/28/1972
37 FR 23085
Regulation 13 is now known as 310 CMR 7.13.
310 CMR 7.14 (PDF) (1 pg, 105 K) Monitoring Devices and Reports 11/21/1986
01/15/1987
03/10/89
54 FR 10147
Regulations for Prevention And/or Abatement of Air Pollution Episode and Air Pollution Incident Emergencies   Regulation 15. Asbestos 08/28/1972 10/28/1972
37 FR 23085
Regulation 15 is now known as 310 CMR 7.15
310 CMR 7.16 (PDF) (7 pp, 120 K) Reduction of Single-Occupant Commuter Vehicle Use. 12/31/1978
05/16/1979
09/16/1980
45 FR 61293
310 CMR 7.17 (PDF) (2 pp, 107 K) Conversions to Coal 01/22/1982 06/09/82
47 FR 25007
310 CMR 7.18 (PDF) (63 pp, 346 K) Volatile and Halogenated Organic Compounds 03/06/2009 09/09/2013
78 FR 54960 (PDF) (3 pp, 253 K)
EPA approved submitted 310 CMR 7.18(8) Solvent Metal Degreasing. [See: Electronic Docket Number EPA-R01-OAR-2013-0028 at www.regulations.gov ]

Note: EPA has not approved Section 7.18(1)(b) nor 7.18(1)(f).
310 CMR 7.19 (PDF) (28 pp, 164 K) Reasonably Available Control Technology (RACT) for Sources of Oxides of Nitrogen (NOx) 11/19/1999 12/27/2000
65 FR 81743
310 CMR 7.24 (PDF) (38 pp, 266 K) Organic Material Storage and Distribution. 03/01/2009 09/09/2013
78 FR 54960 (PDF) (3 pp, 253 K)
EPA approved submitted 310 CMR 7.24(6) Dispensing of Motor Vehicle Fuel. [See: Electronic Docket Number EPA-R01-OAR-2013-0028 at www.regulations.gov ]

Note: EPA has not approve 310 CMR 7.24(5)(a), (5)(b), (5)(b)(1), or 7.24(7).
310 CMR 7.25 (PDF) (19 pp, 228 K) Best Available Controls for Consumer and Commercial Products. 07/30/1996 04/11/2000
65 FR 19323
310 CMR 7.26 (PDF) (16 pp, 244 K) Industry Performance Standards. 12/26/2008 9/19/2013
78 FR 57487 (PDF) (10 pp, 276 K)
Only approving the Outdoor Hydronic Heaters (50)–(54).

[See: Electronic Docket Number EPA-R01-OAR-2012-0025 at www.regulations.gov ]
310 CMR 7.27 (PDF) (37 pp, 224 K) NOx Allowance Program. 11/19/1999 12/27/2000
65 FR 81743
310 CMR 7.28 (PDF) (28 pp, 102 K) NOx Allowance Trading Program. 03/30/2007 12/03/2007
72 FR 67854
[See: Electronic Docket Number EPA-R01-OAR-2007-0401 at www.regulations.gov ]
310 CMR 7.29 (PDF) (11 pp, 189 K) Emissions Standards for Power Plants. 01/25/2008
      And
06/29/2007
9/19/2013
78 FR 57487 (PDF) (10 pp, 276 K)
Only approving the SO2 and NOx requirements.

[See: Electronic Docket Number EPA-R01-OAR-2012-0025 at www.regulations.gov ]
310 CMR 7.30 (PDF) (7 pp, 170 K) Massport/Logan Airport Parking Freeze.

12/26/2000 03/12/2001
66 FR 14318
Applies to the parking of motor vehicles on Massport property.
310 CMR 7.31 (PDF) (5 pp, 164 K) City of Boston/East Boston Parking Freeze. 12/26/2000 03/12/2001
66 FR 14318
Applies to the parking of motor vehicles within the area of East Boston.

310 CMR 7.32 (PDF) (67 pp, 247 K)

 

Massachusetts Clean Air Interstate Rule (Mass CAIR). 03/30/2007 12/03/2007
72 FR 67854
[See: Electronic Docket Number EPA-R01-OAR-2007-0401 at www.regulations.gov ]
310 CMR 7.33 (PDF) (8 pp, 124 K) City of Boston/ South Boston Parking Freeze. 07/30/1993 10/15/1996
61 FR 53628
Applies to the parking of motor vehicles within the area of South Boston, including Massport property in South Boston.
310 CMR 7.36 (PDF) (12 pp, 133 K) Transit System Improvements. 12/09/1991 10/04/1994
59 FR 50495
Transit System Improvement Regulation for Boston Metropolitan Area.
12/01/2006 07/31/2008
73 FR 44654
Amendments to Transit System Improvements Regulation. [See: Electronic Docket Number EPA-R01-OAR-2006-1018 at www.regulations.gov ]
310 CMR 7.37 (PDF) (8 pp, 123 K) High Occupancy Vehicle Lanes. 12/09/1991 10/04/1994
59 FR 50495
High Occupancy Vehicle Lanes Regulation for Boston Metropolitan Area.
310 CMR 7.38 (PDF) (8 pp, 57 K) Certification of Tunnel Ventilation Systems in the Metropolitan Boston Air Pollution Control District. 12/30/2005 02/15/2008
73 FR 8818
Tunnel Ventilation Certification Regulation for Boston.

And Massachusetts Regulation Filing, dated december 13, 2005, substantiating December 30, 2005, State effective date for amended 310 CMR 7.38.

[See: Electronic Docket Number EPA-R01-OAR-2006-06411 at www.regulations.gov ]
Massachusetts Regulation Filing (PDF) (2 pp, 119 K)
310 CMR 7.40 (PDF) (20 pp, 199 K) Low Emission Vehicle Program 12/24/1999 12/23/2002
67 FR 78179
“Low Emission Vehicle Program” (LEV II) except for 310 CMR 7.40(2)(a)5, 310 CMR 7.40(2)(a)6, 310 CMR 7.40(2)(c)3, 310 CMR 7.40(10), and 310 CMR 7.40(12).
Regulations for the Control of Air Pollution (PDF) (2 pp, 106 K) Regulation 50 Variances. 09/14/1974 02/04/1977
42 FR 6812
Regulation 50 is now known as 310 CMR 7.50
Regulations for the Control of Air Pollution (PDF) (1 pg, 105 K) Regulation 51 Hearings Relative To Orders and Approvals. 08/28/1972 10/28/1972
37 FR 23085
Regulation 51 is now known as 310 CMR 7.51
Regulations for the Control of Air Pollution (PDF) (1 pg, 104 K) Regulation 52 Enforcement Provisions. 08/28/1972 10/28/1972
37 FR 23085
Regulation 51 is now known as 310 CMR 7.52
Regulations for Prevention And/or Abatement of Air Pollution Episode and Air Pollution Incident Emergencies (PDF) (2 pp, 106 K) Regulation 8 Emission Reduction Plans (ERP) 02/22/1972 10/28/1972
37 FR 23085
Regulation 8 is now Known as 310 CMR 8.00
310 CMR 8.02 and 8.03 (PDF) (5 pp, 118 K) The Prevention and/or Abatement of Air Pollution Episode and Air Pollution Incident Emergencies. 07/25/1990 10/04/2002
67 FR 62184
8.02 Definitions; 8.03 Air Pollution Episode Criteria
310 CMR 60.02 (PDF) (38 pp, 2577 K) Regulations for the Enhanced Motor Vehicle Inspection and Maintenance Program. 09/05/2008 01/25/2013
78 FR 5292 (PDF) (12 pp, 290 K)
Revises enhanced I/M test requirements to consist of "OBD2-only" testing program.  Approving submitted regulation with the exception of subsection 310 CMR 60.02(24)(f).

[See: Electronic Docket Number EPA-R01-OAR-2009-0433 at www.regulations.gov ]
540 CMR 4.00 (PDF) (63 pp, 333 K) Annual Safety and Combined Safety and Emissions Inspection of All Motor Vehicles, Trailers, Semi-trailers and Converter Dollies. 09/05/2008 01/25/2013
78 FR 5292 (PDF) (12 pp, 290 K)
Revises requirements for inspections and enforcement of I/M program.

[See: Electronic Docket Number EPA-R01-OAR-2009-0433 at www.regulations.gov ]


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