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Significant Guidance Documents - Air

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Air
Name (ID Number)
Comment
Learn More
Issuance Date
Date Added to This List
Most Recent Revision
Acceptability of Implementation Plan Regulations in Nonattainment Areas
 
12/09/1976
08/23/2007
n/a
Air Quality Analysis for PSD
 
07/05/1988
08/23/2007
n/a
Alternative Control Techniques Document - Industrial Cleaning Solvents
 
02/1994
08/23/2007
n/a
Alternative Control Technology Document: Surface Coating Operations at Shipbuilding and Ship Repair Facilities
04/1994
08/23/2007
n/a
Averaging Times for Compliance with VOC Emission Limits - SIP Revision Policy
 
01/20/1984
08/23/2007
n/a
Calculated Potential to Emit (PTE) for Emergency Generators
 
09/06/1995
08/23/2007
n/a
Calculating Potential to Emit (PTE) and Other Guidance for Grain Handling Facilities
 
11/14/1995
08/23/2007
n/a
Certification Procedure for Light-Duty and Heavy-Duty Diesel Vehicles and Heavy-Duty Diesel Engines Using Selective Catalyst Reduction (SCR) Technologies (CISD-07-07)
3/27/2007
07/24/2007
n/a
Conditional Approvals
08/26/1992
08/23/2007
n/a
Control of Volatile Organic Compound Emissions from Coating Operations at Aerospace Manufacturing and Rework Operations
 
12/1997
08/23/2007
n/a
Control of Volatile Organic Compound Emissions from Wood Furniture Manufacturing Operations
 
1996
08/23/2007
n/a
Control Techniques Guidelines for Large Appliance Coatings (EPA 453/R-07-004)

Comment

 
10/09/2007
11/08/2007
n/a
Control Techniques Guidelines for Metal Furniture Coatings (EPA 453/R-07-005)

Comment

 
10/09/2007
11/08/2007
n/a
Control Techniques Guidelines for the Oil and Natural Gas Industry (EPA-453/B-16-001) Comment Learn More 10/20/2016 10/28/2016 n/a
Control Techniques Guidelines for Paper, Film, and Foil Coatings (EPA 453/R-07-003)

Comment

 
10/09/2007
11/08/2007
n/a
Control Techniques Guidelines for Shipbuilding and Ship Repair Operations (Surface Coating)
08/27/1996
08/23/2007
n/a
Control Techniques Guidelines: Industrial Cleaning Solvents (Draft)
 
08/01/2006
08/23/2007
n/a
Crediting Maximum Achievable Control Technology Emission Reductions for NSR Netting and Offsets
 
11/12/1997
08/23/2007
n/a
Definition of Regulated Pollutant for Particulate Matter for Purposes of Title V
 
10/16/1995
08/23/2007
n/a
Developing a Tribal Implementation Plan
10/2002
08/23/2007
n/a
Draft Control Techniques Guideline for Flat Wood Paneling Coating
 
08/2006
08/23/2007
n/a
Draft Control Techniques Guideline for Flexible Package Printing
 
07/2006
08/23/2007
n/a
Federal Guidance Report No. 9: Radiation Protection Guidance for Diagnostic X Rays (EPA 520/4-76-019)
10/1976
08/23/2007
n/a
Federal Guidance Report No. 11: Limiting Values of Radionuclide Intake and Air Concentration and Dose Conversion Factors for Inhalation, Submersion, and Ingestion (EPA 520/1-88-020)
09/1988
08/23/2007
n/a
Federal Guidance Report No. 12: External Exposure to Radionuclides in Air, Water, and Soil (EPA 402-R-93-81)
09/1993
08/23/2007
n/a
Federal Guidance Report No. 13: Cancer Risk Coefficients for Environmental Exposure to Radionuclides (EPA 402-R-99-001)
09/1999
08/23/2007
n/a
Guidance for Implementing Section 141 of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EPA-420-B-10-008)
 
02/22/2010
03/08/2010
n/a
Guidance on Significant Impact Levels for Ozone and Fine Particles in the Prevention of Significant Deterioration Permitting Program Comment Learn More 04/17/2018 04/19/2018  
Guidance on the Major Source Determination for Certain Hazardous Air Pollutants
 
08/14/2000
08/23/2007
n/a 
Guidance on the Preparation of Exceptional Events Demonstrations for Wildfire Events that May Influence Ozone Concentrations Comment Learn More 09/16/2016 09/27/2016 n/a
Guideline Series: Control of Volatile Organic Compound Emissions from Offset Lithographic Printing, Draft
 
09/1993
08/23/2007
n/a 
Identification of Candidates for BACT Determinations
 
2003
08/23/2007
n/a
Implementation of North County PSD Remand
 
09/22/1987
08/23/2007
n/a
Implementation of Reasonably Available Control Technology (RACT) on Hydrocarbon Stationary Sources
02/02/1978
08/23/2007
n/a
Improving Air Quality With Economic Incentive Programs
 
01/2001
08/23/2007
n/a
Interim Air Quality Policy on Wildland and Prescribed Fires
 
04/23/1998
08/23/2007
n/a
Letter to B. Carhart, Ozone Transport Commission from J. Seitz, OAQPS
 
03/31/1993
08/23/2007
n/a
Letter to Stokes, National Cattelemen's Association
 
11/02/2006
08/23/2007
n/a
Letter to Taranto, Exxon Chemical Correcting Memo on Crediting of Maximum Achievable Control Technology Reductions
 
05/18/1998
08/23/2007
n/a
Operational Guidance on Control Technology for New and Modified Municipal Waste Combustors (MWCs)
 
06/26/1987
08/23/2007
n/a
Options for Limiting the Potential to Emit (PTE) of a Stationary Source Under Section 112 and Title V of the Clean Air Act (CAA)
 
01/25/1995
08/23/2007
n/a
Potential to Emit (PTE) Guidance for Specific Source Categories
 
04/14/1998
08/23/2007
n/a
Potential to Emit Transition Policy for Part 71 Implementation in Indian Country
 
03/07/1999
08/23/2007
n/a
PSD and Title V Permitting Guidance for Greenhouse Gases
 
11/10/2010
11/10/2010
n/a
Radiation Protection Guidance to Federal Agencies for Occupational Exposure
01/1987
08/23/2007
n/a
Re-issuance of Clarification – State Implementation Plans (SIPs): Policy Regarding Excess Emissions During Malfunctions, Startup, and Shutdown Comment   12/05/2001 08/23/2007 n/a
Release of Interim Policy on Federal Enforceability Limitations on Potential to Emit
 
01/22/1996
08/23/2007
n/a
Response to Request for Guidance on Use of Pre-1990 ERC's and adjusting for RACT at Time of Use
 
08/26/1994
08/23/2007
n/a
Removal of Stage II Vapor Recovery in Situations Where Widespread Use of Onboard Refueling Vapor Recovery is Demonstrated
 
12/12/2006
08/23/2007
n/a
State Implementation Plans (SIPs): Policy Regarding Excess Emissions During Malfunctions, Startup, and Shutdown Comment   09/20/1999 08/23/2007 n/a
Technical Assistance Document for the Submission of State/Local/Tribal Requests for Delegation and Approval of Alternatives to Section 112 Rules, Programs, or Requirements
 
04/2001
08/23/2007
n/a
Third Extension of the January 25, 1995 Potential to Emit Transition Guidance
 
12/20/1999
08/23/2007
n/a
White Paper for Streamlined Development of Title V applications
 
07/10/1995
08/23/2007
n/a
White Paper Number 2 for Improved Implementation of the Part 70 Operating Permits Program
 
03/05/1996
08/23/2007
n/a

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