Implementation of the existing particulate matter and ozone air quality standards

hearing before the Subcommittee on Clean Air, Climate Change, and Nuclear Safety of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, first session, November 10, 2005.
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Get this from a library. Implementation of the existing particulate matter and ozone air quality standards: hearing before the Subcommittee on Clean Air, Climate Change, and Nuclear Safety of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, first session, Novem [United States.

Congress. OAQPS Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards. OAR Office of Air and Radiation. OECA Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance. ORIS Office of Regulatory Information Systems. OTAQ Office of Transportation Air Quality.

OTR Ozone Transport Region. PM Particulate matter. Particulate matter with diameter microns and.

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Ozone and Particulate Matter Air Standards: EPA Review The Clean Air Act (CAA) requires the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to review standards for national ambient air quality every five years.

InEPA announced strategies to expedite the National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) review while concurrently. Get this from a library. Implementation of the existing particulate matter and ozone air quality standards: hearing before the Subcommittee on Clean Air, Climate Change, and Nuclear Safety of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, first session, Novem [United States.

Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for ozone. Consistent with the implementation framework set forth in the President’s J Directive, 1 we intend to minimize the changes States will need to make to their existing programs in ozone nonattainment areas that will be classified as transitional.

for a broad range of policy options for air quality management in different parts of the world. The new information included in this latest update of the Air quality guidelines relate to four common air pollutants: particulate matter (PM), ozone (O), nitrogen dioxide (NO 2) and sulfur dioxide (SO 2).

EPA sets National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for six common and harmful pollutants: carbon monoxide, lead, particulate matter (PM), ozone, nitrogen dioxide, and sulfur dioxide.

The NAAQS are based solely on public health and welfare protection, meaning that the agency must not consider the cost of revising a standard if the current. implementation plan (SIP) requirements for complying with the 8-hour ozone national ambient air quality standard (NAAQS), the hour and annual fine particulate matter (PM) NAAQS, and the regional haze regulations.

It is intended for use by the United States (U.S.) Environmental Protection. The debate Implementation of the existing particulate matter and ozone air quality standards book particulate matter air quality standards evoked strong calls from opponents for public access to, and reanalyses of, certain epidemiologic studies.

OPENING STATEMENT OF SENATOR JAMES M.

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INHOFE SUBCOMMITTEE ON CLEAN AIR, CLIMATE CHANGE, AND NUCLEAR SAFETY HEARING ON IMPLEMENTATION OF EXISTING PARTICULATE MATTER AND OZONE AIR QUALITY STANDARDS NOVEM Thank you for holding this Subcommittee hearing, Mr.

Chairman. This hearing will provide us with a better understanding on how we are meeting our nations clean air. This title led to the establishment of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS), which limits the levels of criteria pollutants.

This includes carbon monoxide, lead, nitrogen dioxide, particulate matter, ozone, and sulfur dioxide.

Geographic areas in the United States that fail to meet standards are classified as nonattainment areas. > National Ambient Air Quality Standards > Ozone Implementation > Technical Resources > Revised Ozone and PM NAAQS and Regional Haze OZONE AND PARTICULATE MATTER NATIONAL AMBIENT AIR QUALITY the pre-existing PM10 standard in areas attaining those standards as of Septemconformity.

Federal clean air laws require areas with unhealthy levels of ozone, inhalable particulate matter, carbon monoxide, nitrogen dioxide, and sulfur dioxide to develop plans, known as State Implementation Plans (SIPs).

SIPs are comprehensive plans that describe how an area will attain national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS). The amendments to the federal Clean Air Act set deadlines for.

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The previously existing National Ambient Air Quality standards (NAAQS) were notified by the Control Pollution Control Board (CPCB) in year under the Air Act, for seven parameters i.e. Suspended Particulate Matter (SPM), Respirable Particulate Matter (RPM), Sulphur Dioxide (SO 2), Oxides of Nitrogen (NO X), Carbon Monoxide (CO.

Air Quality Assessment Division U Regional Air Division Directors, Regions I -I 0 The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is issuing the attached Modeling Demonstrating Air Quality Ozone. PMand Regional OFFICE OF AIR QUALITY PLANNING AND STANDARDS Haze. Air Quality Standards (CAAQS) for fine particulate matter (PM) and ozone, the delineation of air zones and airsheds, the development and implementation of Base Level Industrial Emissions Requirements (BLIERs) for industry, and an Air Zone Management Framework.

Jump to: Levels Standards SIP Reductions Proposed changes to the existing ozone standard combined with increasing incidences of high ozone values in the Uinta Basin could require further reductions in emissions from oil and gas operations.

If ozone levels exceed federal air quality standards, the Basin could be designated as a nonattainment area, requiring preparation. The Clean Air Act, which was last amended inrequires EPA to set National Ambient Air Quality Standards (40 CFR part 50) for pollutants considered harmful to public health and the Clean Air Act identifies two types of national ambient air quality standards.

Primary standards provide public health protection, including protecting the health of "sensitive" populations such. National standards (other than ozone, particulate matter, and those based on annual averages) are not to be exceeded more than once per year.

The ozone standard is attained when the fourth highest 8-hour concentration in a year, averaged over three years, is equal to.

equaled or exceeded. California ambient air quality standards are listed in the Table of Standards in Section of Title 17 of the California Code of Regulations.

National standards (other than ozone, particulate matter, and those based on annual arithmetic mean) are not to. the area has air quality meeting the 1-hour standard. Similarly, the provisions of subpart 4 of part D of title I, which govern implementation of the pre-existing PM standards in nonattainment areas, will continue to apply for an interim period until the pre-existing PM 10 standard is.

Foreword. The Clean Air Act of required the establishment of National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) to protect the public health and welfare. In response to that requirement, the U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) promulgated NAAQS for seven pollutants: total suspended particulate, sulfur dioxide, carbon monoxide, hydrocarbons, ozone, nitrogen dioxide and lead.

These Regulations may be cited as the Air Quality Standards Regulations content of specific air pollution action plans as well as information on the implementation of such plans.

Air quality plans of sulphur dioxide, nitrogen dioxide, particulate matter (at least PM 10), ozone and carbon monoxide shall be updated on at least a. The purpose of this report is to address air quality and greenhouse gas (GHG) impacts associated with an office complex development proposed at terson W Peay in Santa Clara, C.

The U.S. National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS, pronounced \'naks\) are limits on atmospheric concentration of six pollutants that cause smog, acid rain, and other health hazards. Established by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under authority of the Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C.

et seq.), NAAQS is applied for outdoor air throughout the country. Implementation Plan for the 8-hour ozone and fine particulate matter health standards. Although this is specifically addressing the infrastructure elements for the standards, it would also be applicable to any future revisions of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards or new standards.

EPA is required under the Clean Air Act to set National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for ozone, as one of six criteria pollutants. In the ’s, EPA established a 1-hour ozone standard.

Originally set at parts per million (ppm) inthe 1-hour ozone standard was revised in. stringent regulatory programs established by the District and CARB, the Valley’s ozone and PM (particulate matter that is microns or less in diameter) emissions are at historically low levels, and air quality over the past few years has continued to set new clean air records.

On Aug. 14, U.S. EPA’s proposal to retain the existing National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for Ozone was published in the Federal existing primary (health-based) and secondary (welfare-based) standards for ozone, established inare set at 70 parts per billion (ppb).

Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Network Plan iii Table of Contents Executive Summary. (a)(1) and (2) of the Clean Air Act (CAA) for the and ozone, and fine particulate matter (PM) and lead National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS).

The plan is required to address basic program elements, including, but not limited to, regulatory.USEPA set new particulate matter standards for very fine particulate matter known as PM (smaller than microns in diameter - much smaller than the width of a human hair).

The new standards reflect recent studies showing that fine particles can cause very serious health effects-including an increase in respiratory illness and even.Table B National and California Ambient Air Quality Standards. Pollutant Averaging Time California Standards National Standards.

Ozone 1-hour 8-hour ppm ppm — ppm Respirable Particulate Matter (PM10) hour Annual Mean 50 µg/m 20 µg/m. 3. µg/m. 3 — Fine Particulate Matter (PM) hour Annual Mean 3.