§ 52.53 Approval status.  


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  • With the exceptions set forth in this subpart, the Administrator approves Alabama's plan for the attainment and maintenance of the national standards under section 110 of the Clean Air Act. Furthermore, the Administrator finds that the plan satisfies all requirements of part D, title 1, of the Clean Air Act as amended in 1977.

    (a) Disapproval. Submittal from the State of Alabama, through the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) on August 20, 2012, to address the Clean Air Act (CAA) section 110(a)(2)(E)(ii) for the 2008 8-hour Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards concerning state board requirements. EPA is disapproving section 110(a)(2)(E)(ii) of ADEM's submittal because the Alabama SIP lacks provisions respecting state boards per section 128 of the CAA for the 2008 8-hour Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards.

    (b) Disapproval. Submittal from the State of Alabama, through the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) on November 4, 2011, to address the Clean Air Act (CAA) section 110(a)(2)(E)(ii) for the 2008 Lead National Ambient Air Quality Standards concerning state board requirements. EPA is disapproving section 110(a)(2)(E)(ii) of ADEM's submittal because the Alabama SIP lacks provisions respecting state boards per section 128 of the CAA for the 2008 Lead National Ambient Air Quality Standards.

    (c) Disapproval. Submittal from the State of Alabama, through the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) on April 23, 2013, and December 9, 2015, to address the Clean Air Act section 110(a)(2)(E)(ii) for the 2010 1-hour nitrogen dioxide (NO2) National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) concerning state board requirements. EPA is disapproving section 110(a)(2)(E)(ii) of ADEM's submittal because the Alabama SIP lacks provisions respecting state boards per section 128 of the CAA for the 2010 Nitrogen Dioxide National Ambient Air Quality Standards.

    (d) Disapproval. Submittal from the State of Alabama, through the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) on April 23, 2013, to address the Clean Air Act section 110(a)(2)(E)(ii) for the 2010 1-hour sulfur dioxide (SO2) National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) concerning state board requirements. EPA is disapproving section 110(a)(2)(E)(ii) of ADEM's submittal because the Alabama SIP lacks provisions respecting state boards per section 128 of the CAA for the 2010 1-hour SO2 NAAQS.

    (e) [Reserved]

    [79 FR 30050, May 27, 2014, as amended at 80 FR 17691, Apr. 2, 2015; 80 FR 61112, Oct. 9, 2015; 81 FR 83144, Nov. 21, 2016; 82 FR 3639, Jan. 12, 2017; 82 FR 9515, Feb. 7, 2017; 82 FR 47396, Oct. 12, 2017]

[79 FR 30050, May 27, 2014, as amended at 80 FR 17691, Apr. 2, 2015; 80 FR 61112, Oct. 9, 2015; 81 FR 83144, Nov. 21, 2016; 82 FR 3639, Jan. 12, 2017; 82 FR 9515, Feb. 7, 2017; 82 FR 47396, Oct. 12, 2017