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Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) Pollution

Sulfur Dioxide State Implementation Plan (SIP) Checklist Guide

Also see SO2 implementation guidance documents for nonattainment SIP submissions, area designations, and for more detail on the data requirements rule see:

checkboxDetermine What Type of State Implementation Plan (SIP) is Required

checkboxTimeline for the SIP Development Process

checkboxPublic Input and Other CAA SIP Development Requirements

Public Input

  • Streamlining the SIP Process includes guidelines on planning and issuing public notices for each step of development, allowing for public comment.

Emisions Inventory, Monitoring, and Modeling

Strategies for Controlling SO2 Emissions

checkboxSubmit SIP to EPA for Approval

  • Streamlining the SIP Process: check SIP for efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Submit a SIP online
  • Once the SIP meets completeness criteria, and is submitted to EPA, the state issues a state notification and allows for comment. Then after a final notice, implementation begins (adoption of SIP elements). Note: this begins before the SIP has been finally approved.

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