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SIP Submissions that EPA has Found Adequate or Inadequate
Region 1: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont

For more information about adequacy review, return to the main adequacy page.

Contacts: Donald Cooke at 617-918-1668, fax: 617-918-1505, or cooke.donald@epa.gov .
U.S. EPA Region 1, Suite 1100 (CAQ), One Congress St., Boston, MA 02114-2023.

Connecticut
Area Pollutant SIP
Submission
Finding
(date budgets apply)
Additional Information/ Comments
CT portion of the NY - Northern NJ - Long Island, NY - NJ - CT area; CT
AND
Greater Connecticut area, CT
8-hour ozone reasonable further progress and attainment demonstration Previous adequate 2012 outyear MVEBs withdrawn effective 3/2/2011.
Letter (PDF) (2 pp, 570K)
FR Notice

Adequate
(06/27/08)
Letter (PDF) (2 pp, 156K)
FR Notice
Budgets found adequate through the adequacy review process.
Note:  The 2009 and 2012 budgets for both CT areas were found adequate for SIP strengthening purposes as described in the June 2, 2008 letter to CTDEP.

CT portion of the NY - NJ - CT area
(Greater Connecticut area, CT)

pm2.5 maintenance plan Adequate
(02/20/13)
Letter (PDF) (2 pp, 611K)
FR Notice
Budgets found adequate through the adequacy review process.
early progress SIP Adequate
(06/20/07)
Letter (PDF) (2 pp, 127K)
FR Notice
Budgets found adequate through the adequacy review process.
CT portion of the NY-NJ-CT area (southwest CT) 1-hour ozone post-99 rate of progress (2002 and 2005 budgets) Adequate
(12/26/01)
Letter (PDF) (2 pp. 138K)
FR Notice
Budgets found adequate through SIP approval process.
CT portion of the NY-NJ-CT area 1-hour ozone attainment demonstration Adequate
(02/04/04)
Letter (PDF) (2pp. 98K)
FR Notice
MOBILE6 revision of budgets that were found adequate on 07/03/00. Budgets found adequate through the adequacy review process.
Greater CT area Adequate
(07/03/00)
Letter (PDF) (2 pp. 490K)
FR Notice
Response to Comments (PDF) (46K). Budgets found adequate through the adequacy review process.
CT portion of the NY-NJ-CT area (southwest CT) 1-hour ozone attainment demonstration Inadequate
(12/31/99)
Letter (PDF) (5pp. 45K)
FR Proposal
Inadequacy determination contained in FR proposal.
post-96 rate of progress Adequate
(03/10/99)
Determination made under old process.
Greater CT area 1-hour ozone attainment demonstration Inadequate
(12/31/99)
Letter (PDF) (5pp. 45K)
FR Proposal
Inadequacy determination contained in FR proposal.
post-96 rate of progress Adequate
(03/10/99)
Determination made under old process.
Maine
Area Pollutant SIP
Submission
Finding
(date budgets apply)
Additional Information/ Comments
Hancock, Knox, Lincoln, and Waldo Counties (Midcoast) 8-hour ozone maintenance plan Adequate (10/05/06) Letter (PDF) (2 pp, 95K)
FR Notice
Budgets found adequate through the adequacy review process.
Portland area 8-hour ozone maintenance plan Adequate (10/05/06) Letter (PDF) (2pp. 95K)
FR Notice
Budgets found adequate through the adequacy review process.
5% Adequate
(09/14/05)
Letter (PDF) (2pp. 136K)
FR Notice
Budgets found adequate through the adequacy review process.
1-hour ozone 15% Adequate
(04/28/99)
Determination made under old process
Massachusetts
Area Pollutant SIP
Submission
Finding
(date budgets apply)
Additional Information/ Comments
Boston - Lawrence - Worcester (E. Mass.) and Springfield (W. Mass.) 8-hour ozone further progress and attainment demonstration plan Adequate
(04/02/08)
Letter (PDF) (2 pp. 111K)
FR Notice
Budgets found adequate through the adequacy review process.
Boston - Lawrence - Worcester (E. Mass.) area 1-hour ozone attainment demonstration Adequate
(12/06/02)
FR Notice
Budgets found adequate through SIP approval process.
15% Adequate
(06/05/97)
Determination made under old process.
post-96 rate of progress Adequate
(06/05/97)
Determination made under old process.
attainment demonstration (2003 budgets) Inadequate
(01/06/03)
FR Notice
Budgets were initially found adequate on 02/19/99 under old process.
Springfield (W. Mass.) Area 1-hour ozone attainment demonstration Adequate
(02/19/99)
Determination made under old process.
New Hampshire
Area Pollutant SIP
Submission
Finding
(date budgets apply)
Additional Information/ Comments
Boston - Manchester - Portsmouth 8-hour ozone maintenance plan Adequate
(05/29/12)
Letter (PDF) (2pp. 496K)
FR Notice (PDF) (2pp. 214K)
Budgets found adequate through the adequacy review process.
attainment plan Adequate
(08/12/08)
Letter (PDF) (2pp. 108K)
FR Notice
Budgets found adequate through the adequacy review process.
Boston - Lawrence - Worcester area 1-hour ozone post-96 rate of progress Adequate
(04/29/99)
Determination made under old process.
attainment demonstration Adequate
(08/19/98)
Determination made under old process.
Manchester - Nashua carbon monoxide limited maintenance plan Adequate (3/10/14)
FR notice (PDF) (3 pp, 256K)
Budgets found adequate through the SIP approval process.
maintenance plan Adequate
(03/15/00)
Letter (PDF) (1p 19K)
FR Notice (02/29/00)
FR Notice (11/29/00)
Budgets found adequate through the adequacy review process.
Portsmouth - Dover - Rochester area 1-hour ozone post-96 rate of progress Adequate
(04/29/99)
Determination made under old process.
attainment demonstration Adequate
(08/19/98)
Determination made under old process.
Rhode Island
Area Pollutant SIP
Submission
Finding
(date budgets apply)
Additional Information/ Comments
Providence (All of Rhode Island) Rhode Island Area 8-hour ozone reasonable further progress and attainment demonstration plan budgets Adequate
(07/15/08)
Letter (PDF) (2pp. 109K) FR Notice
Budgets found adequate through the adequacy review process.
Statewide 1-hour ozone attainment demonstration Adequate
(04/07/03)
FR Notice
Budgets are adequate by virtue of SIP approval.
post-96 rate of progress Adequate
(09/29/98)
Determination made under old process.

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