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

EPA-approved nonregulatory provisions and quasi-regulatory measures.

EPA-Approved Statutes in the Arkansas SIP

State citation Title/subject State
submittal/
effective
date
EPA approval date Explanation
Arkansas Water and Air Pollution Control Act—Part I
82.1901 Title of Act 01/28/72 05/31/72 (37 FR 10841) Ref 52.200(a) & (b).
82.1902 Definitions 01/28/72 05/31/72 (37 FR 10841) Ref 52.200(a) & (b).
82.1903 Pollution Control Commission 01/28/72 05/31/72 (37 FR 10841) Ref 52.200(a) & (b).
82.1904 Powers and Duties of Commission 01/28/72 05/31/72 (37 FR 10841) Ref 52.200(a) & (b).
82.1905 Persons Operating Disposal System—Furnishing Information and Permitting Examinations and Surveys 01/28/72 05/31/72 (37 FR 10841) Ref 52.200(a) & (b).
82.1906 Hearing Before Commission or Member—Appeal Procedure 01/28/72 05/31/72 (37 FR 10841) Ref 52.200(a) & (b).
82.1907 Co-operation with Agency of Another State or United States 01/28/72 05/31/72 (37 FR 10841) Ref 52.200(a) & (b).
82.1908 Actions Declared Public Nuisance—Permit to Construct, Make Changes in or Operate Disposal System—Submission of Plans 01/28/72 05/31/72 (37 FR 10841) Ref 52.200(a) & (b).
82.1909 Violation of Act a Misdemeanor—Pollution a Nuisance—Abatement 01/28/72 05/31/72 (37 FR 10841) Ref 52.200(a) & (b).
Arkansas Environmental Permit Fees Act (Act 817 of 1983)
82-1916 thru 82-1921 Permit Fees Act 12/16/85 11/12/86 (51 FR 40975) Ref 522.200(c)(24).
Arkansas Water and Air Pollution Control Act—Part II
82-1931 Air Pollution-State Policy 01/28/72 05/31/72 (37 FR 10841) Ref 52.200(a) & (b).
82-1932 Purpose of Act 01/28/72 05/31/72 (37 FR 10841) Ref 52.200(a) & (b).
82-1933 Definitions 01/28/72 05/31/72 (37 FR 10841) Ref 52.200(a) & (b).
82-1934 Exemptions 01/28/72 05/31/72 (37 FR 10841) Ref 52.200(a) & (b).
82-1935 Powers of Commission 01/28/72 05/31/72 (37 FR 10841) Ref 52.200(a) & (b).
82-1936 Factors in Exercise of Commission Powers 01/28/72 05/31/72 (37 FR 10841) Ref 52.200(a) & (b).
82-1937 Industrial Secrets Confidential—Revealing a Misdemeanor 11/25/85 08/04/86 (51 FR 27840) Ref 52.200(c)(23).
82-1938 Unlawful Acts 01/28/72 05/31/72 (37 FR 10841) Ref 52.200(a) & (b).
82-1939 Variance from Regulations 01/28/72 05/31/72 (37 FR 10841) Ref 52.200(a) & (b).
82-1940 Application of Water Pollution Provisions 01/28/72 05/31/72 (37 FR 10841) Ref 52.200(a) & (b).
82-1941 Political Subdivision Forbidden to Legislate on Air Pollution 01/28/72 05/31/72 (37 FR 10841) Ref 52.200(a) & (b).
82-1942 Radiation Control Law Not Amended or Repealed—No Authority to Commission Over Employer-Employee Relationships 01/28/72 05/31/72 (37 FR 10841) Ref 52.200(a) & (b).
82-1943 Private Rights Unchanged 01/28/72 05/31/72 (37 FR 10841) Ref 52.200(a) & (b).
Small Business Assistance Program Act (Act 251 of 1993)
Act 251 SBAP Act 02/26/93 03/08/95 (60 FR 12691) Ref 52.200(c)(31).

EPA-Approved Control Measures in the Arkansas SIP

Control measures Applicable geographic or nonattainment area State
submittal/
effective
date
EPA approval date Explanation
Air Quality Surveillance Statewide 04/24/80 08/06/81 (46 FR 40005) Ref 52.200(c)(6) & (20).
Lead SIP Statewide 12/10/79 04/16/82 (47 FR 16328) Ref 52.200(c)(17).
Protection of Visibility in Mandatory Class I Federal Areas Statewide 06/12/85 02/10/86 (51 FR 4910) Ref 52.200(c)(22).
Part II of the Visibility Protection Plan Statewide 10/09/87 07/21/88 (53 FR 27514) Ref 52.200(c)(25).
Good Engineering Practice Stack Height Regulations Statewide 06/1/87 02/23/89 (54 FR 7764) Ref 52.200(c)(26).
Small Business Stationary Source Technical and Environmental Compliance Assistance Program Statewide 11/06/92 03/08/95 (60 FR 12691) Ref 52.200(c)(31).

EPA-Approved Non-Regulatory Provisions and Quasi-Regulatory Measures in the Arkansas SIP

Name of SIP provision Applicable geographic or nonattainment area State
submittal/
effective date
EPA approval date Explanation
Emissions Inventory for Crittenden County Crittenden County 6/22/07 1/15/09 (74 FR 2383)  
8-Hour Ozone Maintenance plan for the Crittenden County, Arkansas Area Crittenden, Shelby County 2/26/09 3/24/10 (75 FR 14077)  
Interstate Transport for the 1997 ozone and PM2.5 NAAQS (Noninterference with measures required to protect visibility in any other State) Statewide 3/28/08 3/12/12 (77 FR 14604) Noninterference with measures required to protect visibility in any other State partially approved 3/12/12.
Regional Haze SIP Statewide 9/23/08, 8/3/10 3/12/12 (77 FR 14604) The following portions are partially approved and partially disapproved:
(a) Identification of affected Class I areas       (a) Identification of best available retrofit technology (BART) eligible sources and subject to BART sources;
(b) Determination of baseline and natural visibility conditions       (b) requirements for best available retrofit technology (BART);
(c) Determination of the Uniform Rate of Progress       (c) the Arkansas Regional Haze Rule; and
(d) Reasonable progress goal consultation and long term strategy consultation       (d) Long Term Strategy. (See §52.173(a)).
(e) Coordination regional haze and reasonably attributable visibility impairment        
(f) Monitoring Strategy and other implementation requirements        
(g) Commitment to submit periodic Regional Haze SIP revisions and periodic progress reports describing progress towards the reasonable progress goals        
(h) Commitment to make a determination of the adequacy of the existing SIP at the time a progress report is submitted        
(i) Coordination with States and Federal Land Managers        
(j) The following best available retrofit technology (BART) determinations: PM BART determination for the AEP Flint Creek Plant Boiler No. 1; SO2 and PM BART determinations for the natural gas firing scenario for the Entergy Lake Catherine Plant Unit 4; PM BART determinations for both the bituminous and sub-bituminous coal firing scenarios for the Entergy White Bluff Plant Units 1 and 2; and PM BART determination for the Domtar Ashdown Mill Power Boiler No. 1        
Infrastructure for the 1997 Ozone NAAQS Statewide 12/17/07
3/28/08
8/20/12 (77 FR 50033) Approval for CAA elements 110(a)(2)(A), (B), (E), (F), (G), (H), (K), (L), and (M). Approval for CAA elements 110(a)(2)(C), (D)(i)(II) (interfere with measures in any other state to prevent significant deterioration of air quality), (D)(ii), and (J) for the 1997 ozone NAAQS, except as it relates to Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions. The GHG PSD deficiency was addressed on April 2, 2013 (78 FR 19596).
Infrastructure for the 1997 and 2006 PM2.5 NAAQS Statewide 3/28/08
9/16/09
9/13/2014
3/4/2015 (80 FR 11573) Approval for CAA elements 110(a)(2)(A), (B), (E), (F), (G), (H), (K), (L), and (M) on 8/20/2012 (77 FR 50033). Approval for PSD elements (C), (D)(i)(II) (interfere with measures in any other state to prevent significant deterioration of air quality) and (J) on March 4, 2015 (80 FR 11573)
Interstate transport for the 1997 ozone NAAQS (Noninterference with measures required to prevent significant deterioration of air quality in any other State) Statewide 4/5/11 8/20/12 (77 FR 50033) Approved except as it relates to GHGs. The GHG PSD deficiency was addressed on April 2, 2013 (78 FR 19596).
Interstate transport for the 1997 and 2006 PM2.5 NAAQS (contribute to nonattainment or interfere with maintenance) Statewide 12/17/2007
9/16/2009
8/29/2013 (78 FR 53269)  
Crittenden County Base Year Emission Inventory for the 2008 Ozone Standard Crittenden County 8/28/2015 1/13/2016 (81 FR 1884)  
2008 8-hour ozone Redesignation Request, Maintenance Plan, and Clarification Letter for the Crittenden County portion of Memphis, TN-AR-MS Nonattainment Area Crittenden County portion of Memphis, TN-AR-MS Nonattainment Area 12/10/2015 4/25/2016 (81 FR 24030)  

[63 FR 56927, Oct. 23, 1998, as amended at 65 FR 61107, Oct. 16, 2000; 66 FR 51316, Oct. 9, 2001; 71 FR 13545, Mar. 16, 2006; 72 FR 18396, Apr. 12, 2007; 72 FR 54561, Sept. 26, 2007; 74 FR 2386, Jan. 15, 2009; 75 FR 14080, Mar. 24, 2010; 77 FR 14675, 14676, Mar. 12, 2012; 77 FR 50037, Aug. 20, 2012; 78 FR 19598, Apr. 2, 2013; 78 FR 53270, Aug. 29, 2013; 80 FR 11574, Mar. 4, 2015; 80 FR 24218, Apr. 30, 2015; 80 FR 38627, July 7, 2015; 81 FR 1887, Jan. 14, 2016; 81 FR 24032, Apr. 25, 2016]