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Lead Air Pollution

2008 Lead (Pb) National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) Implementation Actions

EPA Makes Findings of Failure to Lead Nonattainment State Implementation Plans (SIPs) - 2008 Lead Standard
February 25, 2014 - EPA issued findings that 3 areas in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania missed Clean Air Act deadlines for submitting attainment plans for implementing EPA's 2008 national air quality standards for lead.

EPA Makes Findings of Failure to Submit Infrastructure State Implementation Plans (SIPs) - 2008 Lead Standard
February 26, 2013 - EPA issued findings that 7 states missed Clean Air Act deadlines for submitting plans, or elements of plans, for implementing EPA's 2008 national air quality standards for lead.

Docket No. EPA-HQ-OAR-2012-0943 contains the notices, public comments, and supporting documents for this action.

Detailed implementation guidance for the Lead (Pb) National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) is provided in the 2008 Lead (Pb) Standard (PDF) (99pp, 665k) final rulemaking notice, starting on page 67030. Additional implementation guidance documents can be found on the Lead (Pb) National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) Implementation Guidance Documents page.