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Ground-level Ozone Pollution

State Implementation Plan (SIP) Checklist Guide

checkbox Determine What Type of State Implementation Plan (SIP) is Required

checkbox Timeline for the SIP Development Process

checkbox Public Input and Other CAA SIP Development Requirements

Public Input

  • Streamlining the SIP Process includes guidelines on planning and issuing public notices for each step of development, allowing for public comment.

Monitor, Model, and Inventory Emissions

Strategies for Controlling Ozone-causing Emissions

checkbox Submit SIP to EPA for Approval

  • Streamlining the SIP Process: check SIP for efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Submit SIPs Online
  • Once the SIP meets completeness criteria, and is submitted to EPA, the state issues a state notification and allows for comment. Then after a final notice, implementation begins (adoption of SIP elements). Note: this begins before the SIP has been finally approved.

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