§ 52.248 Identification of plan—conditional approval.  


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  • (a) The EPA is conditionally approving a California State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision submitted on November 13, 2015 updating the motor vehicle emissions budgets for nitrogen oxides (NOX) and coarse particulate matter (PM10) for the 1987 24-hour PM10 standard for the San Joaquin Valley PM10 maintenance area. The conditional approval is based on a commitment from the State to submit a SIP revision that demonstrates full implementation of the contingency provisions of the 2007 PM10 Maintenance Plan and Request for Redesignation (September 20, 2007). If the State fails to meet its commitment by June 1, 2017, the approval is treated as a disapproval.

    (b) The EPA is conditionally approving portions of the California SIP revisions submitted on January 31, 2007 and October 23, 2015, demonstrating control measures in the Antelope Valley portion of the Los Angeles-San Bernardino Counties (West Mojave Desert) nonattainment area implement RACT for the 1997 and 2008 ozone standards. The conditional approval is based on a commitment from the state to submit new or revised rules that will correct deficiencies in the following rules for the Antelope Valley Air Quality Management District:

    (1) Rule 462, Organic Liquid Loading;

    (2) Rule 1110.2, Emissions from Stationary, Non-road & Portable Internal Combustion Engines;

    (3) Rule 1151, Motor Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Coating Operations; and

    (4) Rule 1171, Solvent Cleaning Operations. If the State fails to meet its commitment by November 9, 2018, the conditional approval is treated as a disapproval.

    (c) [Reserved]

    (d) The EPA is conditionally approving portions of the California SIP revisions submitted on July 11, 2007 and September 9, 2015, demonstrating control measures in the Mojave Desert portion of the Los Angeles-San Bernardino Counties (West Mojave Desert) nonattainment area implement RACT for the 1997 and 2008 ozone standards. The conditional approval is based on a commitment from the state to submit new or revised rules that will correct deficiencies in the following rules for the Mojave Desert Air Quality Management District: (i) Rule 461, Gasoline Transfer and Dispensing; (ii) Rule 462, Organic Liquid Loading; (iii) Rule 463, Storage of Organic Liquids; (iv) Rule 1104, Organic Solvent Degreasing; (v) Rule 1114, Wood Products Coating Operations; (vi) Rule 1115, Metal Parts and Product Coating Operations; (vii) Rule 1157, Boilers and Process Heaters; (viii) Rule 1160, Internal Combustion Engines; (ix) Rule 1161, Portland Cement Kilns; and (x) Rule 1162, Polyester Resin Operations.If the State fails to meet its commitment by January 31, 2019, the conditional approval is treated as a disapproval.

    (e) The EPA is conditionally approving California State Implementation Plan (SIP) revisions submitted on June 17, 2016, updating New Source Review permitting rules for the San Diego Air Pollution Control District (SDAPCD). The conditional approval is based on a commitment from the State to submit a SIP revision that will correct identified deficiencies in the following rules for the SDAPCD:

    (1) Rule 20.1, “New Source Review—General Provisions”;

    (2) Rule 20.2, “New Source Review—Non-Major Stationary Sources” (except subsections (d)(2)(i)(B), (d)(2)(v), (d)(2)(vi)(B) and (d)(3));

    (3) Rule 20.3, “New Source Review—Major Stationary Sources and PSD Stationary Sources” (except subsections (d)(1)(vi), (d)(2)(i)(B), (d)(2)(v), (d)(2)(vi)(B) and (d)(3));

    (4) Rule 20.4, “New Sources Review—Portable Emission Units” (except subsections (b)(2), (b)(3), (d)(1)(iii), (d)(2)(i)(B), (d)(2)(iv), (d)(2)(v)(B), (d)(3) and (d)(5)); and

    (5) Rule 20.6, “Standards for Permit to Operate Air Quality Analysis.” If the State fails to meet its commitment by July 31, 2019, the conditional approval is treated as a disapproval.

    (f) The EPA is conditionally approving a California State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision submitted on May 8, 2017, updating Rule 1325—Federal PM2.5 New Source Review Program, for the South Coast Air Quality Management District. The conditional approval is based on a commitment from the State to submit a SIP revision that will correct the identified deficiencies. If the State fails to meet its commitment by December 30, 2019, the conditional approval is treated as a disapproval.

    [82 FR 46926, Oct. 10, 2017, as amended at 82 FR 57135, Dec. 4, 2017; 83 FR 5923, Feb. 12, 2018; 83 FR 23374, May 21, 2018; 83 FR 50010, Oct. 4, 2018; 83 FR 61552, Nov. 30, 2018]

[82 FR 46926, Oct. 10, 2017, as amended at 82 FR 57135, Dec. 4, 2017; 83 FR 5923, Feb. 12, 2018; 83 FR 23374, May 21, 2018; 83 FR 50010, Oct. 4, 2018; 83 FR 61552, Nov. 30, 2018