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EPA-Approved Great Basin Unified Air District Regulations in the California SIP

The following documents and tables contain the EPA approved rules and regulations for the Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District (APCD) portion of the California State Implementation Plan (SIP). EPA's Pacific Southwest Office maintains these tables, and will update them to reflect any changes the official tables codified in the Code of Federal Regulations.

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Tables of Rules and Regulations

Regulation I – General Provisions

District Citation Title/Subject State Effective Date EPA Approval Date Additional Explanation
100 Title March 11, 1976 June 6, 1977, 42 FR 28883 Submitted on April 21, 1976. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(31)(i)(B).
101 Definitions September 24, 2003 November 19, 2004, 69 FR 67645 Submitted on November 4, 2003. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(321)(i)(C)(1).
102 Standard Conditions March 11, 1976 June 6, 1977, 42 FR 28883 Submitted on April 21, 1976. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(31)(i)(B).
103 Effective Date March 11, 1976 June 6, 1977, 42 FR 28883 Submitted on April 21, 1976. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(31)(i)(B).
104 Amendment Procedures March 11, 1976 June 6, 1977, 42 FR 28883 Submitted on April 21, 1976. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(31)(i)(B).
106 Increments of Progress March 11, 1976 June 6, 1977, 42 FR 28883 Submitted on April 21, 1976. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(31)(i)(B).

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Regulation II – Permits

District Citation Title/Subject State Effective Date EPA Approval Date Additional Explanation
200 Permits Required March 11, 1976 December 8, 1976, 41 FR 53661 Submitted on April 21, 1976. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(31)(i)(A).
201 Exemptions January 23, 2006 December 5, 2008, 73 FR 74029 Submitted on June 16, 2006. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(345)(i)(D)(1).
202 Transfer March 11, 1976 December 8, 1976, 41 FR 53661 Submitted on April 21, 1976. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(31)(i)(A).
204 Cancellation of Applications March 11, 1976 December 8, 1976, 41 FR 53661 Submitted on April 21, 1976. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(31)(i)(A).
205 Action on Applications August 20, 1979 January 27, 1981, 46 FR 8471 Submitted on December 17, 1979. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(58)(iii)(A).
209-A Standards for Authorities to Construct June 25, 1979 June 18, 1982, 47 FR 26379 Submitted on December 17, 1979. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(58)(iii)(B).
209-B Standards for Permits to Operate June 25, 1979 June 18, 1982, 47 FR 26379 Submitted on December 17, 1979. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(58)(iii)(B).
210 Conditional Approval June 25, 1979 January 27, 1981, 46 FR 8471 Submitted on December 17, 1979. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(58)(iii)(A).
213 Implementation Plans June 25, 1979 June 18, 1982, 47 FR 26379 Submitted on December 17, 1979. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(58)(iii)(B).
213 Applications Deemed Denied March 11, 1976 December 8, 1976, 41 FR 53661 Submitted on April 21, 1976. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(31)(i)(A).
215 Public Availability of Emission Data March 11, 1976 June 6, 1977, 42 FR 28883 Submitted on April 21, 1976. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(31)(i)(B).
216 New Source Review Requirements for Determining Impact on Air Quality March 11, 1976 December 8, 1976, 41 FR 53661 Submitted on April 21, 1976. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(31)(i)(A).
218 Limiting Potential to Emit December 4, 1995 August 11, 2003, 68 FR 47482 Submitted on May 10, 1996. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(231)(i)(E)(1).
219 Request for Synthetic Minor Status December 4, 1995 August 11, 2003, 68 FR 47482 Submitted on May 10, 1996. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(231)(i)(E)(1).
221 (except for the incorporation by reference of 40 CFR 52.21(b)(49)(v) into sections C. and D3) Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) Permit Requirements for New Major Facilities or Major Modifications in Attainment or Unclassifiable Areas September 5, 2012 November 12, 2015, 80 FR 69880 Submitted on February 6, 2013. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(428)(i)(E)(1). EPA also approved as part of the SIP letters dated November 13, 2014 from Theodore D. Schade, Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District, and April 15, 2015 from Phillip L. Kiddoo, Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District, to Gerardo Rios, EPA Region 9, regarding clarifications of District Rule 221 and 40 CFR 51.166. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(428)(ii)(A)(1) and (2).

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Regulation IV – Prohibitions

District Citation Title/Subject State Effective Date EPA Approval Date Additional Explanation
400 Ringlemann Chart March 11, 1976 June 6, 1977, 42 FR 28883 Submitted on April 21, 1976. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(31)(i)(B).
401 Fugitive Dust March 11, 1976 June 6, 1977, 42 FR 28883 Submitted on April 21, 1976. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(31)(i)(B).
403 Breakdown June 25, 1979 January 27, 1981, 46 FR 8471 Submitted on December 17, 1979. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(58)(iii)(A).
404 (excluding paragraphs (A) and (B)) Particulate Matter March 11, 1976 June 6, 1977, 42 FR 28883 Paragraphs (A) and (B) were superseded by approval of Rule 404-A. Paragraphs (C) and (D) relate to NOx concentration limits. Submitted on April 21, 1976. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(31)(i)(B).
404-A Particulate Matter February 9, 1981 April 13, 1982, 47 FR 15784 Submitted on May 28, 1981. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(92)(iv)(A).
405 Exceptions July 7, 2005 October 31, 2007, 72 FR 61525 Submitted on October 20, 2005. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(342)(i)(D)(1).
406 Open Outdoor Fires September 24, 2003 February 22, 2005, 70 FR 8516 Submitted on November 4, 2003. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(321)(i)(C)(2).
407 Incinerator and Burn Barrel Burning September 24, 2003 February 22, 2005, 70 FR 8516 Submitted on November 4, 2003. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(321)(i)(C)(3).
408 Burning of Agricultural Wastes June 25, 1979 January 27, 1981, 46 FR 8471 Submitted on December 17, 1979. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(58)(iii)(A).
409 Range Improvement Burning March 11, 1976 June 6, 1977, 42 FR 28883 Submitted on April 21, 1976. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(31)(i)(B).
410 Forest Management Burning March 11, 1976 June 6, 1977, 42 FR 28883 Submitted on April 21, 1976. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(31)(i)(B).
412 Operation of Roofing Kettles March 11, 1976 June 6, 1977, 42 FR 28883 Submitted on April 21, 1976. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(31)(i)(B).
413 Reduction of Animal Matter March 11, 1976 June 6, 1977, 42 FR 28883 Submitted on April 21, 1976. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(31)(i)(B).
416 Sulfur Compounds and Nitrogen Oxides March 11, 1976 June 6, 1977, 42 FR 28883 Submitted on April 21, 1976. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(31)(i)(B).
417 Organic Solvents March 11, 1976 June 6, 1977, 42 FR 28883 Submitted on April 21, 1976. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(31)(i)(B).
418 Storage of Petroleum Products March 11, 1976 June 6, 1977, 42 FR 28883 Submitted on April 21, 1976. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(31)(i)(B).
419 Gasoline Loading into Stationary Tanks June 25, 1979 January 27, 1981, 46 FR 8471 Submitted on December 17, 1979. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(58)(iii)(A).
420 Organic Liquid Loading March 11, 1976 June 6, 1977, 42 FR 28883 Submitted on April 21, 1976. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(31)(i)(B).
421 Intended Application of Rules and Regulations March 11, 1976 June 6, 1977, 42 FR 28883 Submitted on April 21, 1976. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(31)(i)(B).
423 Research Operations February 9, 1981 April 13, 1982, 47 FR 15784 Submitted on May 28, 1981. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(92)(iv)(A).
424 Geothermal Emissions Standards February 9, 1981 April 13, 1982, 47 FR 15784 Submitted on May 28, 1981. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(92)(iv)(A).
431 (excluding paragraphs (M) and (N)) Particulate Emissions May 5, 2014 June 30, 2017, 82 FR 29762 Submitted on November 6, 2014. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(457)(i)(I)(1).
432 Open Burn/Open Detonation Operations on Military Bases May 8, 1996 June 10, 2002, 67 FR 39616 Submitted on March 10, 1998. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(254)(i)(L)(1).
433 Control of Particulate Emissions at Owens Lake April 13, 2016 December 28, 2016, 81 FR 95473 Submitted on June 9, 2016. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(483)(i)(A)(1).

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Regulation V – Agricultural Operations

District Citation Title/Subject State Effective Date EPA Approval Date Additional Explanation
500 Definition March 11, 1976 June 6, 1977, 42 FR 28883 Submitted on April 21, 1976. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(31)(i)(B).
501 Orchard and Citrus Heaters March 11, 1976 June 6, 1977, 42 FR 28883 Submitted on April 21, 1976. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(31)(i)(B).
502 Conservation Management Practices July 7, 2005 June 16, 2014, 79 FR 34240 Submitted on October 20, 2005. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(342)(i)(D)(2).

Regulation VII – Emergencies

District Citation Title/Subject State Effective Date EPA Approval Date Additional Explanation
701 Air Pollution Episode Plan for Particulate Matter March 3, 2014 April 1, 2016, 81 FR 18766 Submitted on June 2, 2014. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(469)(i)(A)(1).

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Regulation XIII – Conformity of General Federal Actions to State Implementation Plans

District Citation Title/Subject State Effective Date EPA Approval Date Additional Explanation
1301 Purpose October 5, 1994 April 23, 1999, 64 FR 19916 Submitted on November 30, 1994. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(207)(i)(F)(1).
1302 Definitions October 5, 1994 April 23, 1999, 64 FR 19916 Submitted on November 30, 1994. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(207)(i)(F)(1).
1303 Applicability October 5, 1994 April 23, 1999, 64 FR 19916 Submitted on November 30, 1994. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(207)(i)(F)(1).
1304 Conformity analysis October 5, 1994 April 23, 1999, 64 FR 19916 Submitted on November 30, 1994. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(207)(i)(F)(1).
1305 Reporting requirements October 5, 1994 April 23, 1999, 64 FR 19916 Submitted on November 30, 1994. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(207)(i)(F)(1).
1306 Public participation and consultation October 5, 1994 April 23, 1999, 64 FR 19916 Submitted on November 30, 1994. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(207)(i)(F)(1).
1307 Frequency of conformity determinations October 5, 1994 April 23, 1999, 64 FR 19916 Submitted on November 30, 1994. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(207)(i)(F)(1).
1308 Criteria for determining conformity of general Federal actions October 5, 1994 April 23, 1999, 64 FR 19916 Submitted on November 30, 1994. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(207)(i)(F)(1).
1309 Procedures for conformity determinations of general Federal actions October 5, 1994 April 23, 1999, 64 FR 19916 Submitted on November 30, 1994. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(207)(i)(F)(1).
1310 Mitigation of air quality impacts October 5, 1994 April 23, 1999, 64 FR 19916 Submitted on November 30, 1994. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(207)(i)(F)(1).
1311 Savings provisions October 5, 1994 April 23, 1999, 64 FR 19916 Submitted on November 30, 1994. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(207)(i)(F)(1).

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