Area Designations 2010

This page last reviewed January 25, 2011

RULEMAKING TO CONSIDER PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE AREA DESIGNATIONS FOR STATE AMBIENT AIR QUALITY STANDARDS
(March 25, 2010)


Public Comments Received


FINAL APPROVAL / OAL ACTION

OAL approved the rulemaking and filed it with the Secretary of State on August 26, 2010. The effective date is September 25, 2010. 



ADOPTED REGULATIONS AND MATERIALS SUBMITTED TO OAL

The Final Rulemaking Package was filed with OAL on July 15, 2010.  OAL has until August 26, 2010 to make a determination.

Posted September 8, 2010

Addendum to the Final Statement of Reasons (PDF-26KB

Posted July 15, 2010
  • Executive Order (PDF - 6K)

  • Final Regulation Order: Criteria Changes ~see revised above~

  • Final Regulation Order: Designation Changes (PDF - 19K)
  • Final Statement of Reasons (PDF - 26K)

  • Notice of Decision and Response to Significant Environmental Issues (PDF - 5K)

  • Updated Informative Digest (PDF - 13K)


A business or person submitting a comment to a proposed regulation or proposed amendment or repeal of a regulation or any person who specifically request it has the right to request a copy of the Final Statement of Reasons (FSOR). Upon its completion, the Final Statement of Reasons (FSOR) will be available and copies may be requested from the agency contact persons, or may be obtained in electronic form from this web page.



HEARING ACTION AND SUPPLEMENTAL 15-DAY NOTICES

Posted April 13, 2010

Resolution 10-17 (PDF-380KB


PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE AND RELATED MATERIAL

Posted February 3, 2010

Notice of Public Hearing (PDF- 41K)

Staff Report: Initial Statement of Reasons (ISOR) (PDF- 237K)

  • Attachment A: Proposed 2010 Amendments to the Area Designation Criteria (PDF- 54K)
  • Attachment B: Proposed 2010 Amendments to the Area Designations (PDF- 20K)
  • Attachment C: Maps and Tables of Area Designations for State and National Ambient Air Quality Standards (PDF- 1.58 MB)
  • Attachment D: Convention for Rounding Ambient Air Quality Data (PDF- 13 K)
  • Attachment E: Designation Values (PDF- 27 K)
  • Attachment F: References (PDF- 10 K)


INFORMAL REGULATORY ACTIVITY

Rulemaking Activity for 2010