§ 52.2720 Identification of plan.  


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  • (a) Title of plan: “Clean Air for Puerto Rico.”

    (b) The plan was submitted on January 31, 1972.

    (c) The plan revisions listed below were submitted on the date specified.

    (1) Compliance schedules submitted on April 5, 1973, by the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board.

    (2) Compliance schedules submitted on April 9, 1973, by the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board.

    (3) Compliance schedules submitted on April 17, 1973, by the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board.

    (4) Compliance schedules submitted on May 30, 1973, by the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board.

    (5) Compliance schedules submitted on June 18, 1973, by the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board.

    (6) Compliance schedules submitted on September 10, 1973, by the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board.

    (7) Compliance schedules submitted December 6, 1973, by the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board.

    (8) Information on procedures followed in adoption of compliance schedules submitted on February 1, 1974, by the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board.

    (9) Compliance schedules submitted February 7, 1974, by the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board.

    (10) Compliance schedules submitted February 7, 1974, by the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board.

    (11) Information on procedures followed in adoption of compliance schedules submitted on February 12, 1974, by the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board.

    (12) Information on procedures followed in adoption of compliance schedules submitted on March 13, 1974, by the Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board.

    (13) Information on procedures followed in adoption of compliance schedules submitted on March 15, 1974, by the Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board.

    (14) Information on procedures followed in adoption of compliance schedules submitted on March 20, 1974, by the Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board.

    (15) AQMA designations were submitted on May 5, 1974, by the Governor of Puerto Rico.

    (16) Compliance schedules submitted June 11, 1974, by the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board.

    (17) Compliance schedules submitted on September 6, 1974, by the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board.

    (18) Revised Article 6 (Control of Sulfur Compound Emissions) was submitted on January 3, 1975, by the Governor of Puerto Rico.

    (19) Public hearing information regarding revised Article 6 was submitted on January 17, 1975, by the Executive Director of the Environmental Quality Board.

    (20) Information regarding Guayanilla and Aguirre Air Basins was submitted on February 14, 1975, by the Environmental Quality Board.

    (21) Emission limitation for one source in the Ponce Air Basin was submitted on March 26, 1976, by the Environmental Quality Board.

    (22) Predicted SO2 concentrations for Aguirre Air Basin was submitted on May 8, 1975, by the Environmental Quality Board.

    (23) Additional information regarding revised Article 6 was submitted on May 15, 1975, by the Environmental Quality Board.

    (24) Predicted SO2 ambient concentrations for Barceloneta and Ensenada submitted on June 2, 1975, by the Environmental Quality Board.

    (25) Predicted SO2 ambient concentrations for Barceloneta and Ensenada submitted on January 8, 1976, by the Environmental Quality Board.

    (26) A document entitled, “Clean Air for Puerto Rico,” submitted, pursuant to requirements of Part D of the Clean Air Act, on June 29, 1979 by the Governor of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

    (27) Supplementary submittals of SIP revision material from the Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board, dated:

    (i) October 30, 1979, containing policy statements of EQB with regard to: Its objective to attain both the primary and secondary particulate matter air quality standards by December 31, 1982, assurances with regard to meeting the requirements of reasonable further progress, verification of the detail of its annual reporting effort, clarification of the operation of its offset program and correction of the related inventory and graphical presentations.

    (ii) July 24, 1980, providing a comprehensive set of adopted regulations, entitled “Regulation for the Control of Atmospheric Pollution.” Rules 115 and 116 revised in 2011; see paragraph 38 of this section.

    (iii) August 6, 1980, providing a commitment to submit “external offsets” as SIP revisions.

    (28) A submittal by the Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board entitled, “Revised Provisions for SIP Air Quality Monitoring Plan,” April 1980.

    (29) Revision submitted by the Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board on April 26, 1982, as modified by a July 8, 1982 letter, which grants a visible emissions standard variance to ovens “A” and “B” of the Owens-Illinois, Inc. Vega Alta plant. This variance remains in effect until November 2, 1985.

    (30) Revision submitted on March 3, 1981 by the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico's Environmental Quality Board which establishes fuel oil sulfur content limitations (known as “sulfur assignments”) applicable to the 110 sources. On October 20, 1983, 78 of these 110 sources had their sulfur assignments approved by EPA.

    (31) Revision submitted on May 30, 1984 by the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico's Environmental Quality Board which establishes fuel oil sulfur content limitations (known as “sulfur assignments”) applicable to the Bristol Alpha Corporation.

    (32) An Implementation Plan for attainment of the lead standard was submitted on September 28, 1984 by the Chairman of the Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board. On December 12, 1984, the Chairman submitted a schedule for establishing a program to review new sources of lead.

    (33) Revision submitted by the Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board on September 6, 1983, which grants a visible emissions variance from Commonwealth Rule 403, “Visible Emissions,” from 20 percent to 45 percent for the crude unit and from 20 percent to 35 percent for the hot oil/final lube unit located at the Yabucoa Sun Oil Company's plant in Yabucoa.

    (34) Revision submitted by the Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board on December 31, 1986, which grants a visible emissions standard variance to Owen-Illinois, Inc. Vega Alta plant.

    (i) Incorporation by reference. Resolution and notification announcing a Certificate of Renewal to Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Law 403 of the Regulation for Control of Atmospheric Pollution; adopted on July 9, 1986.

    (ii) Additional material. Documents submitted on December 31, 1986 in support of the above resolution.

    (35) A revision submitted on November 14, 1993 by the Chairman of the Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board (EQB) for the Municipality of Guaynabo. The submittal was made to satisfy those moderate PM10 nonattainment area SIP requirements due for the Municipality of Guaynabo as outlined in the Clean Air Act of 1990.

    (i) Incorporation by reference:

    (A) Regulations:

    (1) Amendments to Part I, Rule 102, “Definitions,” of the Puerto Rico Regulations for the Control of Atmospheric Pollution, effective April 2, 1994.

    (2) Amendments to Part II, Rule 201, “Location Approval,” Rule 202, “Air Quality Impact Analysis,” and Rule 203, “Permit to Construct a Source,” of the Puerto Rico Regulations for the Control of Atmospheric Pollution, effective April 2, 1994.

    (3) Amendments to Part IV, Rule 401, “Generic Prohibitions,” Rule 402, “Open Burning,” Rule 403, “Visible Emissions,” Rule 404, “Fugitive Dust,” and Rule 423, “Limitations for the Guaynabo PM10 Nonattainment Area,” of the Puerto Rico Regulations for the Control of Atmospheric Pollution, effective April 2, 1994.

    (B) Memoranda of Understanding (MOU):

    (1) MOU signed by the Chairman of EQB and the Executive Director of Puerto Rico Electrical Power Authority, San Juan plant, limiting the sulfur-in-fuel level, annual operation capacity, and requiring the submittal of monthly sampling reports of its fuel's sulfur content, effective January 31, 1994.

    (2) MOU signed by the Chairman of EQB and the Secretary of Puerto Rico Department of Transportation and Public Works and the Executive Director of the Highway Authority to maintain and control the reconstruction of existing roads and the construction of new roads, effective July 2, 1993.

    (3) MOU signed by the Chairman of EQB and the Mayor of the Municipality of Guaynabo to pave and maintain the streets, roads and parking areas located in the Municipality of Guaynabo, effective December 13, 1993.

    (4) MOU signed by the Chairman of EQB and the Executive Director of the Puerto Rico Port Authority to pave and maintain the streets, roads, and parking areas that lead into the port area in Puerto Nuevo, Guaynabo and San Juan, effective October 14, 1993.

    (36) Revisions to the Puerto Rico Regulations for the Control of Atmospheric Pollution (the Regulations) submitted on September 29, 1995 by the Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board (EQB).

    (i) Incorporation by reference.

    (A) Regulations:

    (1) Amendments to Part I, “General Provisions”, Rules 102, 105, 106, 107, 109, 110, 111, 114, 117, and 121, effective September 28, 1995. Rule 111 revised in 2011; see paragraph 38 of this section.

    (2) Amendments to Part II, “Approval and Permit”, Rules 201, 203, 204, 205, 206, and 209, effective September 28, 1995.

    (3) Amendments to Part III, “Variance”, Rule 301, effective September 28, 1995.

    (4) Amendments to Part IV, “Prohibitions”, Rules 401, 402, 403, 404, 405, 406, 408, 409, 410, 412, 413, 414, and 417, effective September 28, 1995.

    (5) Amendments to Part V, “Fees”, Rule 501, effective September 28, 1995.

    (ii) Additional information.

    (A) Request by EQB to remove Rules 411, 418, 419, 420 and 421 of Part IV, “Prohibitions” of the Regulations from the federally approved SIP dated September 29, 1995.

    (B) An October 4, 1996 letter from EQB to EPA requesting that EPA delay approval of Rules 112 and 211.

    (37) On March 31, 2009, the Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board submitted a Particulate Matter (PM10) Limited Maintenance Plan and requested the redesignation of the Municipality of Guaynabo PM10 Nonattainment area to attainment for PM10. EPA approves Puerto Rico's Limited Maintenance Plan including the 2002 PM10 attainment emissions inventory, attainment plan, maintenance demonstration, contingency measures, monitoring network, transportation conformity analysis and revisions to Rules 102 and 423 of the Puerto Rico Regulation for the Control of Atmospheric Pollution. On July 15, 2009, the Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board submitted the official copy of the adopted revisions to Rules 102 and 423.

    (i) Limited Maintenance Plan 24-Hour PM10 National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for the Municipality of Guaynabo Moderate Nonattainment Area which includes amendments to Rules 102 and 423 of the Regulation for the Control of Atmospheric Pollution, approved by the Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board March 5, 2009; filed with the Secretary of State April 28, 2009; effective May 28, 2009.

    (A) Rule 102 Definitions, Guaynabo PM10 Maintenance Area; filed with the Secretary of State April 28, 2009; effective May 28, 2009. Rule 102 revised in 2011; see paragraph 38 of this section.

    (B) Rule 423 Limitations for the Guaynabo PM10 Maintenance Area; filed with the Secretary of State April 28, 2009; effective May 28, 2009.

    (38) Revisions to the Puerto Rico Regulations for the Control of Atmospheric Pollution submitted on July 13, 2011 by the Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board.

    (i) Rule 102, Definitions, filed with the Secretary of State January 19, 2011; effective February 18, 2011. Supersedes version in paragraph 37.

    (ii) Rule 111, Applications, Public Hearings and Public Notice; filed with the Secretary of State January 19, 2011; effective February 18, 2011. Supersedes version in paragraph 36.

    (iii) Rule 115, Penalties; filed with the Secretary of State January 19, 2011; effective February 18, 2011. Supersedes version in paragraph 27.

    (iv) Rule 116, Public Nuisance; filed with the Secretary of State January 19, 2011; effective February 18, 2011. Supersedes version in paragraph 27.

    (v) Appendix A, Hazardous Air Pollutants—Section 112(b) of the Clean Air Act; filed with the Secretary of State January 19, 2011; effective February 18, 2011.

    (39) Revisions to the State Implementation Plan submitted by the Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board (EQB) on November 29, 2006, and supplemented February 1, 2016 for the 1997 ozone and PM2.5 NAAQS; dated January 22, 2013, and supplemented April 16, 2015 and February 1, 2016 for the 2006 PM2.5 and supplemented February 1, 2016 for the 2008 ozone NAAQS; and dated January 31, 2013 and supplemented February 1, 2016 for the 2008 lead NAAQS.

    (i) Incorporation by reference. These provisions are intended to apply to any person subject to CAA section 128, and are included in the SIP to address the requirements of CAA sections 110(a)(2)(E)(ii) and 128.

    (A) Act 416 (Commonwealth of Puerto Rico's “Environmental Public Policy Act”), Title II, “On the Environmental Board,” Section 7, “Creating the Board; Members; Terms,” sections A. and D., approved September 22, 2004;

    (B) Act 1 (“Puerto Rico Government Ethics Act of 2011”), Chapter V, “Financial Reports,” approved January 3, 2012.

    (40) Revisions to the State Implementation Plan submitted by the Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board (EQB) on August 30, 2016 for the 2008 lead NAAQS.

    (i) [Reserved]

    (ii) Additional information—EPA approves Puerto Rico's Attainment Demonstration for the Arecibo Lead Nonattainment Area including the base year emissions inventory, modeling demonstration of lead attainment, contingency measures, reasonably available control measures/reasonably available control technology, and reasonable further progress.

    [37 FR 10905, May 31, 1972, as amended at 41 FR 8968, Mar. 2, 1976; 41 FR 51017, Nov. 19, 1976; 45 FR 72658, Nov. 3, 1980; 46 FR 23417, Apr. 27, 1981; 48 FR 28271, June 21, 1983; 48 FR 48669, Oct. 20, 1983; 49 FR 38103, Sept. 27, 1984; 50 FR 7338, Feb. 22, 1985; 50 FR 15423, Apr. 18, 1985; 52 FR 38419, Oct. 16, 1987; 60 FR 28338, May 31, 1995; 62 FR 3213, Jan. 22, 1997; 75 FR 1546, Jan. 12, 2010; 77 FR 16678, Mar. 22, 2012; 81 FR 62816, Sept. 13, 2016; 82 FR 32480, July 14, 2017]

[37 FR 10905, May 31, 1972, as amended at 41 FR 8968, Mar. 2, 1976; 41 FR 51017, Nov. 19, 1976; 45 FR 72658, Nov. 3, 1980; 46 FR 23417, Apr. 27, 1981; 48 FR 28271, June 21, 1983; 48 FR 48669, Oct. 20, 1983; 49 FR 38103, Sept. 27, 1984; 50 FR 7338, Feb. 22, 1985; 50 FR 15423, Apr. 18, 1985; 52 FR 38419, Oct. 16, 1987; 60 FR 28338, May 31, 1995; 62 FR 3213, Jan. 22, 1997; 75 FR 1546, Jan. 12, 2010; 77 FR 16678, Mar. 22, 2012; 81 FR 62816, Sept. 13, 2016; 82 FR 32480, July 14, 2017