Report: EPA Has Reduced Its Backlog of State Implementation Plans Submitted Prior to 2013 but Continues to Face Challenges in Taking Timely Final Actions on Submitted Plans
Report #21-E-0163, June 14, 2021
Delays in EPA SIP actions increase the risk that state or local air agencies are not implementing plans sufficient to achieve or maintain the NAAQS.
This report relates to: Project #OA&E-FY20-0125
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