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EPA-Approved Maine Regulations

Subpart U - Maine

Section 52.1020 Identification of plan.

(c) EPA approved regulations.

EPA Approved Maine Regulations
(As of August 25, 2014.)

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State Citation Title / Subject State Effective Date EPA Approval Date Explanations
Chapter 1 (PDF) (6 pp, 116 K) Regulations for the Processing of Applications 05/20/1985 03/23/1993
58 FR 15422.
Portions of Chapter 1
Chapter 100 (PDF) (39 pp, 147 K) Definitions 12/01/2005 11/21/2007
72 FR 65462.
Revised to add definitions associated with SIP submittals made between 7/19/95 and 12/1/05

[See: Electronic Docket Number EPA-R01-OAR-2006-0704 at www.regulations.gov]
Chapter 101 (PDF) (3 pp, 108 K) Visible Emissions 10/10/1979 02/17/1982
47 FR 6829.
 
Chapter 102 (PDF) (4 pp, 40 K) Open Burning 03/17/2005 02/21/2008
73 FR 9459.
[See: Electronic Docket Number EPA-R01-OAR-2005-ME-0008 at www.regulations.gov]
Chapter 103 (PDF) (5 pp, 113 K) Fuel Burning Equipment Particular Emission Standard 01/24/1983 02/26/1985
50 FR 7770.
 
Chapter 104 (PDF) (2 pp, 107 K) Incinerator Particulate Emission Standard 01/31/1972 05/31/1972
37 FR 10842.
 
Chapter 105 (PDF) (3 pp, 110 K) General Process Source Particulate Emission Standard 01/31/1972 05/31/1972
37 FR 10842.
 
Chapter 106 (PDF) (2 pp, 106 K) Low Sulfur Fuel Regulations 02/08/1978 01/08/1982
47 FR 947.
 
Chapter 107 (PDF) (2 pp, 106 K) Sulfur Dioxide Emission Standards for Sulfate Pulp Mills 01/31/1972 05/31/1972
37 FR 10842.
 
Chapter 109 (PDF) (9 pp, 124 K) Emergency Episode Regulation 08/14/1991 01/12/1995
60 FR 2885.
 
Chapter 110 (PDF) (5 pp, 33 K) Ambient Air Quality Standards 08/06/2012 06/24/2014
79 FR 35695 (PDF) (5 pp, 247 K)
[See: Electronic Docket Number EPA-R01-OAR-2012-0733 at www.regulations.gov ]
Chapter 111 (PDF) (4 pp, 112 K) Petroleum Liquid Storage Vapor Control 09/27/1989 02/03/1992
57 FR 3946.
 
Chapter 112 (PDF) (5 pp, 114 K) Gasoline Bulk Terminals 07/19/1995 10/15/1996
31 FR 53636.
 
Chapter 113 (PDF) (2 pp, 2 K) Growth Offset Regulation 06/22/1994 02/14/1996
61 FR 5690.
Part of New Source Review Program
Chapter 114 (PDF) (5 pp, 28 K) Classification of Air Quality Control Regions 08/29/2012 06/24/2014
79 FR 35695 (PDF) (5 pp, 247 K)
[See: Electronic Docket Number EPA-R01-OAR-2012-0733 at www.regulations.gov ]
Chapter 115 (PDF) (29 pp, 158 K) Emission License Regulation 06/22/1994 02/14/1996
61 FR 5690.
Part of New Source Review Program
Chapter 116 (PDF) (5 pp, 116 K) Prohibited Dispersion Techniques 10/25/1989 03/23/1993
58 FR 15422.
 
Chapter 117 (PDF) (3 pp, 109 K) Source Surveillance 08/09/1988 03/21/1989
54 FR 11524.
 
Chapter 118 (PDF) (13 pp, 126 K) Gasoline Dispensing Facilities 07/19/1995 10/15/1996
61 FR 53636.
Stage II vapor recovery requirements added.
Chapter 119 (PDF) (4 pp, 111 K) Motor Vehicle Fuel Volatility Limit 06/01/2000 03/06/2002
67 FR 10099.
Controls fuel volatility in the state. 7.8 psi RVP fuel required in 7 southern counties.
Chapter 120 (PDF) (6 pp, 116 K) Gasoline Tank Trucks 06/22/1994 06/29/1995
60 FR 33730.
 
Chapter 123 (PDF) (9 pp, 60 K) Control of Volatile Organic Compounds from Paper, Film, and Foil Coating Operations 5/18/2010 5/22/2012
77 FR 30216. (PDF) (4 pp, 251 K)
[See: Electronic Docket Number EPA-R01-OAR-2009-0696 at www.regulations.gov]
Chapter 126 (PDF) (7 pp, 119 K)

Chapter 126 Appendix A (PDF) (61 pp, 467 K)
Capture Efficiency Test Procedures 05/22/1991 03/22/1993
58 FR 15281.
 
Chapter 127 (PDF) (13 pp, 87 K) New Motor Vehicle Emission Standards 12/31/2000 04/28/2005
70 FR 21959.
Including Basis Statements and Appendix A. Low emission vehicle program, with no ZEV requirements. Program achieves 90% of full LEV benefits.

[See: Electronic Docket Number EPA-R01-OAR-2004- ME-0004 at www.regulations.gov]
Chapter 129 (PDF) (18 pp, 86 K)

Chapter 129 Appendix A (PDF) (27 pp, 116 K)
Surface Coating Facilities 4/16/2011 5/22/2012
77 FR 30216. (PDF) (4 pp, 251 K)
[See: Electronic Docket Number EPA-R01-OAR-2009-0696 at www.regulations.gov]
Chapter 130 (PDF) (24 pp, 112 K) Solvent Cleaners 06/17/2004 05/26/2005
70 FR 30367.
[See: Electronic Docket Number EPA-R01-OAR-2004- ME-0005 at www.regulations.gov]
Chapter 131 (PDF) (2 pp, 19 K) Cutback Asphalt and Emulsified Asphalt 9/15/2009 5/22/2012
77 FR 30216. (PDF) (4 pp, 251 K)
[See: Electronic Docket Number EPA-R01-OAR-2009-0696 at www.regulations.gov]
Chapter 132 (PDF) (15 pp, 189 K) Graphic Arts: Rotogravure and Flexography 01/06/1993 06/17/1994
59 FR 31154.
 
Chapter 133 (PDF) (5 pp, 113 K) Gasoline Bulk Plants 06/22/1994 06/29/1995
60 FR 33730.
 
Chapter 134 (PDF) (11 pp, 122 K) Reasonably Available Control Technology for Facilities that Emit Volatile Organic Compounds 02/08/1995 04/18/2000
65 FR 20749.
Regulations fully approved for the following counties: York, Sagadahoc, Cumberland, Androscoggin, Kennebec, Knox, Lincoln, Hancock, Waldo, Aroostock, Franklin, Oxford, and Piscataquis. Regulation granted a limited approval for Washington, Somerset, and Penobscot Counties.
Chapter 137 (PDF) (8 pp, 53 K) Emission Statements 07/06/2004 11/21/2007
72 FR 65462.
Revised to incorporate changes required by EPA's consolidated emissions reporting rule. The entire rule is approved with the exception of HAP and greenhouse gas reporting requirements which were not included in the state's SIP revision request.

[See: Electronic Docket Number EPA-R01-OAR-2006-0704 at www.regulations.gov]
Chapter 138 (PDF) (13 pp, 124 K) Reasonably Available Control Technology for Facilities that Emit Nitrogen Oxides 08/03/1994 09/09/2002
67 FR 57148.
Affects sources in York, Cumberland, Sagadahoc, Androscoggin, Kennebec, Lincoln, and Knox counties
Chapter 139 (PDF) (19 pp, 78 K) Transportation Conformity 09/19/2007 02/08/2008
73 FR 7465.
[See: Electronic Docket Number EPA-R01-OAR-2007-1054 at www.regulations.gov]
Chapter 141 (PDF) (1 pg, 31 K)

Chapter 141 Supplement - Federal Register 11/30/1993 and Federal Register 07/17/2006 General Conformity Rule (PDF) (19 pp, 87 K)
Conformity of General Federal Actions 04/19/2007 02/20/2008
73 FR 9203.
Amendment to incorporate new fine particulate matter provisions

[See: Electronic Docket Number EPA-R01-OAR-2007-0633 at www.regulations.gov]
Chapter 145 (PDF) (7 pp, 48 K) NOx Control Program 06/21/2001 03/10/2005
70 FR 11879
[See: Electronic Docket Number EPA-R01-OAR-2005- ME-0001 at www.regulations.gov]
Chapter 148 (PDF) (8 pp, 57 K) Emissions from Smaller-Scale Electric Generating Resources 07/15/2004 05/26/2005
70 FR 30373
[See: Electronic Docket Number EPA-R01-OAR-2005- ME-0002 at www.regulations.gov]
Chapter 150 (PDF) (14 pp, 72 K) Control of Emissions from Outdoor Wood Boilers 04/11/2010 04/24/2012
77 FR 24385
[See: Electronic Docket Number EPA-R01-OAR-2010-1043 at www.regulations.gov]
Chapter 151 (PDF) (21 pp, 91 K) Architectural and Industrial Maintenance (AIM) Coatings 10/06/2005 03/17/2006
71 FR 13767
[See: Electronic Docket Number EPA-R01-OAR-2005- ME-0003 at www.regulations.gov]
Chapter 152 (PDF) (39 pp, 230 K) Control of Emissions of Volatile Organic Compounds from Consumer Products 12/15/2007 5/22/2012
77 FR 30216. (PDF) (4 pp, 251 K)
[See: Electronic Docket Number EPA-R01-OAR-2009-0696 at www.regulations.gov]
Chapter 153 (PDF) (5 pp, 45 K) Mobile Equipment 02/05/2004 05/26/2005
70 FR 30367
[See: Electronic Docket Number EPA-R01-OAR-2004- ME-0005 at www.regulations.gov]
Chapter 155 (PDF) (8 pp, 58 K)   Portable Fuel Container Spillage Control 07/14/2004 02/07/2005
70 FR 6352
[See: Electronic Docket Number EPA-R01-OAR-2004- ME-0003 at www.regulations.gov]
Chapter 161 (PDF) (14 pp, 89 K)   Graphic Arts - Offset Lithography and Letterpress Printing 4/6/2010 5/22/2012
77 FR 30216. (PDF) (4 pp, 251 K)
[See: Electronic Docket Number EPA-R01-OAR-2009-0696 at www.regulations.gov]
Vehicle I/M (PDF) (10 pp, 118 K) Vehicle Inspection and Maintenance 07/09/1998 01/10/2001
66 FR 1871
"Maine Motor Vehicle Inspection Manual," revised in 1998, pages 1-12 through 1-14, and page 2-14, D.1.g. Also, Authorizing legislation effective July 9, 1998 and entitled L.D. 2223, "An Act to Reduce Air Pollution from Motor Vehicles and to Meet Requirements of the Federal Clean Air Act."
38 MRSA § 603-A sub§ 2(A) (PDF) (1 pg, 37 K) An Act To Improve Maine's Air Quality and Reduce Regional Haze at Acadia National Park and Other Federally Designated Class 1 Areas 09/12/2009 04/24/2012
77 FR 24385
[See: Electronic Docket Number EPA-R01-OAR-2010-1043 at www.regulations.gov]

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