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Ozone Pollution

Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) Section 126 Petitions

Section 126 of the Clean Air Act gives a state the authority to ask EPA to set emissions limits for specific sources of air pollution in other states that significantly contribute to nonattainment or interfere with maintenance of one or more National Ambient Air Quality Standard in the petitioning state.The Clean Air Act requires the EPA to respond to these types of petitions within 60 days of receipt.  The Clean Air Act also allows EPA to extend that deadline by six months if the Agency determines that the extension is necessary. Learn more about the petitions listed below:

Delaware Petition - January 2017

Delaware and Maryland Petitions - December 2016

Delaware Petition - September 2016

Delaware Petition - August 2016

Connecticut Petition - July 2016