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Clean Air Act Sanctions

Status of Sanction Clocks under the Clean Air Act

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Updated by EPA on September 1, 2014
State Area Required Element Date and Type of Finding Date of 2:1 Offset Sanction Date of Highway Sanction Status
MT East Helena Area SO2 SIP Secondary Standard

01/19/94

Failure to Submit

07/19/95 01/19/96 Emission offset and highway sanctions imposed
CA San Francisco Bay Area Ozone Attainment Plan

10/22/01

Limited Disapproval

04/22/03 10/22/03 Offset sanction stayed (and highway sanction deferred) by interim final determination on 07/16/03. Effective on 4/24/2004 the interim final action stayed the offset sanction and deferred the highway sanction for as long as the area continues to attain the 1-hour ozone standard. .
NY Jefferson County 8-hr. ozone attainment demonstration

03/24/08

Failure to Submit

09/24/09 03/24/10 3/25/08-Sanctions clocks deferred by Clean Data Determination
NY Jefferson County 8-hr. ozone RFP

03/24/08

Failure to Submit

09/24/09 03/24/10 3/25/08-Sanctions clocks deferred by Clean Data Determination
IL St. Louis 1997 PM2.5 attainment demonstration

11/27/09

Failure to Submit

5/27/11 11/27/11 On May 23, 2011, EPA published a determination of attainment that suspend this requirement http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2011-05-23/pdf/2011-12480.pdf
IL St. Louis 1997 PM2.5 Contingency Measures

11/27/09

Failure to Submit

5/27/11 11/27/11 On May 23, 2011, EPA published a determination of attainment that suspend this requirement http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2011-05-23/pdf/2011-12480.pdf
IL St. Louis 1997 PM2.5 RACM/RACT

11/27/09

Failure to Submit

5/27/11 11/27/11 On May 23, 2011, EPA published a determination of attainment that suspend this requirement http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2011-05-23/pdf/2011-12480.pdf
IL St. Louis 1997 PM2.5 RFP

11/27/09

Failure to Submit

5/27/11 11/27/11 On May 23, 2011, EPA published a determination of attainment that suspend this requirement http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2011-05-23/pdf/2011-12480.pdf
CA Sacramento Metro Area, CA -Yolo/Solano Air Quality Management District portion; Feather River Air Quality Management District portion; Placer County Air Pollution Control District portion; El Dorado County Air Quality Management District portion 1-hour ozone Section 185 fee program

1/5/10

Failure to Submit

7/5/11 1/5/12 On 05/18/11, interim final determination deferred sanctions (76 FR 28661) that was based on proposed termination determination (76 FR 28696) published the same day. The interim final determination is effective 05/18/11, although EPA accepted comments on both notices.
CA San Joaquin Valley Air Basin NSR Rules

6/10/2010

Limited disapproval

12/10/2011 6/10/2012 On 12/6/11, the Interim final determination to stay offset sanctions and defer highway sanctions was published http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR- 2011-12-06/pdf/2011-31184.pdf
CA Los Angeles - South Coast area 1-hour and 8-hour Ozone VMT Emissions Offset

4/29/13

Disapproval

10/29/14 4/29/15  
CA Feather River AQMD NSR Rules

10/24/13

Limited Disapproval

4/24/15 10/24/15  
CA Placer County APCD NSR Rules

10/24/13

Limited Disapproval

4/24/15 10/24/15 Direct Final Notice published 9/29/2014 to terminate sanction clocks.
Updated: 11/07/2014
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