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EPA Approved Nonregulatory Provisions and Quasi-Regulatory Measures in the Alabama SIP

Identification of plan.

(a) Purpose and scope. This section sets forth the applicable State implementation plan for Alabama under section 110 of the Clean Air Act, 42 U.S.C. 7401, and 40 CFR part 51 to meet national ambient air quality standards.

(b) Incorporation by reference. (1) Material listed in paragraphs (c) and (d) of this section with an EPA approval date prior to August 1, 2008, for Alabama was approved for incorporation by reference by the Director of the Federal Register in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552(a) and 1 CFR part 51. Material is incorporated as it exists on the date of the approval, and notice of any change in the material will be published in the Federal Register. Entries in paragraphs (c) and (d) of this section with EPA approval dates after August 1, 2008, for Alabama will be incorporated by reference in the next update to the SIP compilation.

(2) EPA Region 4 certifies that the rules/regulations provided by EPA in the SIP compilation at the addresses in paragraph (b)(3) of this section are an exact duplicate of the officially promulgated State rules/regulations which have been approved as part of the State Implementation Plan as of the dates referenced in paragraph (b)(1).

(3) Copies of the materials incorporated by reference may be inspected at the Region 4 EPA Office at 61 Forsyth Street, SW., Atlanta, GA 30303 the Air and Radiation Docket and Information Center, EPA Headquarters Library, Infoterra Room (Room Number 3334), EPA West Building, 1301 Constitution Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460, and the National Archives and Records Administration. If you wish to obtain materials from a docket in the EPA Headquarters Library, please call the Office of Air and Radiation (OAR) Docket/Telephone number: (202) 566-1742. For information on the availability of this material at NARA, call 202-741-6030, or go to: http://www.archives.gov/federal-register/cfr/ibr-locations.html.

EPA Approved Alabama Non-Regulatory Provisions

Name of nonregulatory SIP provision Applicable geographic or nonattainment area State submittal date/effective date EPA approval date Explanation
Attainment Plan for the Alabama Portion of the Chattanooga 1997 Annual PM2.5 Nonattainment Area A portion of Jackson County, Alabama 10/07/09 10/05/12; 77 FR 60904  
Birmingham 1990 Baseline Emissions Inventory Birmingham Ozone Nonattainment Area 11/13/92 6/4/99; 64 FR 29961  
Alabama Interagency Transportation Conformity Memorandum of Agreement   1/20/00 5/11/00; 65 FR 30362  
Alabama Fuel Waiver Request—Appendix II of Attainment Demonstration of the 1-hour NAAQS for Ozone for the Birmingham Nonattainment Area Birmingham Ozone Nonattainment Area 12/1/00 11/7/01; 66 FR 56220  
Attainment Demonstration of the 1-hour NAAQS for Ozone for the Birmingham Nonattainment Area Birmingham Ozone Nonattainment Area 12/1/00 11/7/01; 66 FR 56224  
Maintenance Plan for the Birmingham area Jefferson County and Shelby County 1/30/04 3/12/04; 69 FR 11800  
8-Hour Ozone Maintenance plan for the Birmingham area Jefferson County and Shelby County 1/26/06 5/12/06; 71 FR  27631  
Conformity SIP for Birmingham and Jackson County Jefferson County, Shelby County, Jackson County 12/12/08 3/26/09; 74 FR 13118  
110(a)(1) and (2) Infrastructure Requirements for the 1997 8-Hour Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards Alabama 12/10/07 7/13/11; 76 FR 41088 For the 1997 8-hour ozone NAAQS.
Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee: Chattanooga; Fine Particulate Matter 2002 Base Year Emissions Inventory Jackson County 7/31/09 2/8/12; 77 FR 6467  
Regional haze plan Statewide 7/15/08 6/28/12 77 FR 38515.
110(a)(1) and (2) Infrastructure Requirements for 1997 Fine Particulate Matter National Ambient Air Quality Standards Alabama 7/25/08 10/1/12; 77 FR 59755 With the exception of sections 110(a)(2)(D)(i) and 110(a)(2)(E)(ii).
110(a)(1) and (2) Infrastructure Requirements for 2006 Fine Particulate Matter National Ambient Air Quality Standards Alabama 9/23/09 10/1/12; 77 FR 59755 With the exception of sections 110(a)(2)(D)(i) and 110(a)(2)(E)(ii).
1997 Annual PM2.5 Maintenance Plan for the Birmingham Area Birmingham PM2.5Nonattainment Area 5/2/11 1/22/13, 78 FR 4341  
2006 24-hour PM2.5 Maintenance Plan for the Birmingham Area Birmingham PM2.5Nonattainment Area 6/17/10 1/25/13, 78 FR 5306  
110(a)(1) and (2) Infrastructure Requirements for 1997 Fine Particulate Matter National Ambient Air Quality Standards Alabama 7/25/08 4/12/13, 78 FR 21841 Addressing element 110(a)(2)(D)(i)(II) prong 3 only
110(a)(1) and (2) Infrastructure Requirements for 2006 Fine Particulate Matter National Ambient Air Quality Standards Alabama 9/23/09 4/12/13, 78 FR 21841 Addressing element 110(a)(2)(D)(i)(II) prong 3 only
2008 Lead Attainment Demonstration for Troy Area Troy Area 11/9/12 1/28/14, 79 FR 4407  
110(a)(1) and (2) Infrastructure Requirements for 1997 Fine Particulate Matter National Ambient Air Quality Standards Alabama 7/25/2008 5/7/2014, 79 FR 26143 Addressing prong 4 of section 110(a)(2)(D)(i) only.
110(a)(1) and (2) Infrastructure Requirements for 2006 Fine Particulate Matter National Ambient Air Quality Standards Alabama 9/23/2009 5/7/2014, 79 FR 26143 Addressing prong 4 of section 110(a)(2)(D)(i) only.
1997 Annual PM2.5 Maintenance Plan for the Alabama portion of the Chattanooga TN-GA-AL Area Portion of Jackson County in the Chattanooga TN-GA-AL Area 04/23/13 12/22/14, 79 FR 76235  
110(a)(1) and (2) Infrastructure Requirements for the 2008 Lead NAAQS Alabama 11/4/2011 3/18/2015, 80 FR 14019 Addressing the PSD permitting requirements of sections 110(a)(2)(C), 110(a)(2)(D)(i)(II) (prong 3) and 110(a)(2)(J) only.
110(a)(1) and (2) Infrastructure Requirements for the 2008 Ozone NAAQS Alabama 8/20/2012 3/18/2015, 80 FR 14019 Addressing the PSD permitting requirements of sections 110(a)(2)(C), 110(a)(2)(D)(i)(II) (prong 3) and 110(a)(2)(J) only.
110(a)(1) and (2) Infrastructure Requirements for the 2010 NO2NAAQS Alabama 4/23/2013 3/18/2015, 80 FR 14019 Addressing the PSD permitting requirements of sections 110(a)(2)(C), 110(a)(2)(D)(i)(II) (prong 3) and 110(a)(2)(J) only.
Non-interference Demonstration for Federal Low-Reid Vapor Pressure Requirement for the Birmingham Area Jefferson and Shelby Counties 11/14/2014 4/17/2015, 80 FR 21170  
110(a)(1) and (2) Infrastructure Requirements for the 2008 8-Hour Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards 7/17/2012 4/2/2015 80 FR 17689 With the exception of PSD permitting requirements for major sources of sections 110(a)(2)(C) and (J); interstate transport requirements of section 110(a)(2)(D)(i)(I) and (II), 110(a)(2)(E)(ii), and the visibility requirements of section 110(a)(2)(J).
Cross State Air Pollution Rule—State-Determined Allowance Allocations for the 2016 control periods Alabama 3/27/2014 9/22/2015; 80 FR 44292  
110(a)(1) and (2) Infrastructure Requirements for the 2008 Ozone NAAQS Alabama 8/20/2012 8/12/2015, 80 FR 48258 Addressing the visibility requirements of 110(a)(2)(J) only.
110(a)(1) and (2) Infrastructure Requirements for the 2008 Lead National Ambient Air Quality Standards Alabama 11/4/2011 10/9/2015, 80 FR 61111 With the exception of provisions pertaining to PSD permitting requirements in sections 110(a)(2)(C), 110(a)(2)(D)(i)(II) (prong 3), 110(a)(2)(J); and section 110(a)(2)(E)(ii).
110(a)(1) and 110(a)(2) Infrastructure Requirements for the 2010 NO2 NAAQS—Update Alabama 12/9/2015 9/22/2016, 81 FR 65286 Addressing Prongs 1 and 2 of Section 110(a)(2)(D)(i)(I) only.
110(a)(1) and (2) Infrastructure Requirements for the 2010 1-hour NO2 NAAQS Alabama 4/23/2013 11/21/2016, 81 FR 83142 With the exception of sections: 110(a)(2)(C) and (J) concerning PSD permitting requirements; 110(a)(2)(D)(i)(I) and (II) (prongs 1 through 4) concerning interstate transport requirements and the state boards of section 110(a)(2)(E)(ii).
110(a)(1) and (2) Infrastructure Requirements for the 2010 1-hour SO2 NAAQS Alabama 4/23/2013 1/12/2017, 82 FR 3637 With the exception of interstate transport requirements of section 110(a)(2)(D)(i)(II) (prong 4), and the state board requirements of section 110(a)(2)(E)(ii).
110(a)(1) and (2) Infrastructure Requirements for the 2012 Annual PM2.5 NAAQS Alabama 12/9/2015 9/18/2017; 82 FR 43487 With the exception of section 110(a)(2)(D)(i)(I) and (II) (prongs 1, 2 and 4) and the state board requirements of section 110(a)(2)(E)(ii).
110(a)(1) and (2) Infrastructure Requirements for the 2010 1-hour NO2 NAAQS Alabama 12/9/2015 10/12/2017; 82 FR 47393 Addressing Prong 4 of Section 110(a)(2)(D)(i)(I) only.
110(a)(1) and (2) Infrastructure Requirements for the 2010 1-hour SO2 NAAQS Alabama 4/23/2013 10/12/2017; 82 FR 47393 Addressing Prong 4 of Section 110(a)(2)(D)(i)(I) only.
110(a)(1) and (2) Infrastructure Requirements for the 2012 Annual PM2.5 NAAQS Alabama 4/23/2013 10/12/2017; 82 FR 47393 Addressing Prong 4 of Section 110(a)(2)(D)(i)(I) only.
Regional Haze Plan Revision Alabama 4/23/2013 10/12/2017; 82 FR 47393  

[63 FR 70672, Dec. 22, 1998]

Editorial Note: For Federal Register citations affecting §52.50, see the List of CFR Sections Affected, which appears in the Finding Aids section of the printed volume and at www.fdsys.gov.