State Implementation Plan (SIP) - 2010 One-hour SO2 Standard

On June 22, 2010, U.S. EPA strengthened the National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for sulfur dioxide (SO2). U.S. EPA set a new one-hour primary SO2 standard at 75 ppb and revoked the existing annual and 24-hour primary standards (for which Ohio had been in full attainment).

On August 21, 2015 USEPA published the final Data Requirements Rule for the 2010 SO2 standard. [80 FR 51052] This rule will require Ohio EPA to characterize SO2 emissions around sources not located in nonattainment areas but with the potential to impact compliance with the 2010 SO2 standard. This characterization will be either through monitoring or modeling. Based upon the DRR, under 40 CFR 51.1203, each state is required to submit a list of applicable SO2 sources identified pursuant to 40 CFR 51.1202 by January 15, 2016.

Nonattainment Area Recommendation

Availability of Draft for Comment – Ohio’s Request for Designation to Attainment/Unclassifiable for the Sulfur Dioxide National Ambient Air Quality Standard for the Gallia County, OH and Partial Meigs County, OH Area
March 9, 2020: 
Ohio EPA is providing for public comment Ohio’s request for designation to attainment/unclassifiable state implementation plan (SIP) for the 2010 sulfur dioxide (SO2) National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) as a part of U.S. EPA’s Round 4 Designation Process for the area around the Gavin and Kyger Creek power plants, specifically, Gallia County and partial Meigs County. This supplement contains updated monitoring data for the area.

Ohio EPA will be providing a public comment period on the draft plan through Monday, April 13, 2020. A public hearing on this action may be requested by contacting Anjelica Moreno at (614) 644-1961 or anjelica.moreno@epa.ohio.gov no later than April 13, 2020. If a public hearing is requested, a new notification will be published to identify the time and location of the public hearing. The public hearing will be held at least 30 days after the date of the new notification. For information on how to submit comments on request a hearing please refer to the public notice.
 

 Area

Letter to U.S. EPA

Document

Appendix(s)

Public Hearing Notice/ Results

U.S. EPA

(120-day) Response

Ohio EPA Response

Other Communication

Final Rule Date and FR Notice

Effective Date

Statewide

(Round 1)

June 3, 2011 

June 2011


 

 A-F

See Appendix F

Feb. 6, 2013
U.S. EPA Letter

U.S. EPA Technical Support Document

March 13, 2013

April 26, 2013

July 25, 2013

Final U.S. EPA Technical Support Document

Aug. 5, 2013

78 FR 47191


 

Oct. 4, 2013

Supplement 
June 29, 2011
               
Revision
April 12, 2012
   A-C See Appendix C          
Revision
Jan. 18, 2013
Revision
January 2013
 A-C            
Zimmer Consent Decree
(Round 2)
Sept. 16, 2015 August 2015  A-H  

Feb. 16, 2016
U.S. EPA Letter

U.S. EPA Technical Support Document

Apr. 19, 2016

Ohio EPA Technical
Support Document
June 30, 2016

Final U.S. EPA Technical Support Document

July 12, 2016

81 FR 45039

Sept. 12, 2016
Gavin/Kyger Creek Consent Decree
 
Sept. 16, 2015 September 2015
(Round 2)
 A-I  

Feb. 16, 2016
U.S. EPA Letter

U.S. EPA Technical Support Document

Apr. 19, 2016

Ohio EPA Technical
Support Document
June 30, 2016

Final U.S. EPA Technical Support Document

July 12, 2016

81 FR 45039

 

Sept. 12, 2016
 

February 2020
DRAFT

(Round 4)

A-E See Appendix E          
Statewide
(Round 3)
Jan. 13, 2017 January, 2017 A-AA See Appendix AA Aug. 22, 2017
U.S. EPA Letter
Oct. 20, 2017
Ohio EPA Technical Supports Document
Dec. 20, 2017
Additional Area Designations

Dec. 20, 2017
Technical Support Document
Jan. 9, 2018
83 FR 1098
Apr. 9, 2018
Supplement
June 28, 2017
 
June, 2017
   
                   

 

Annual Emissions Reviews

The August 21, 2015 Data Requirements Rule for the 2010 SO2 standard [80 FR 51052] established ongoing data review requirements including, for areas where modeling of actual SO2 emissions served as the basis for an unclassifiable/attainment designation, an annual review of emissions data and submittal of a report recommending whether updated modeling is necessary due to emissions increases. The annual emissions review is due to U.S. EPA Region 5 by July 1, annually, beginning the calendar year after the effective date of designation.

Attainment Demonstration

Availability of Draft for Comment – Supplement to Ohio’s Attainment Demonstration for the Sulfur Dioxide National Ambient Air Quality Standard for the Muskingum River, OH Nonattainment Area
Ohio EPA is providing for public comment a draft supplement to Ohio’s attainment demonstration state implementation plan (SIP) for the 2010 sulfur dioxide (SO2) National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for the Muskingum River, OH nonattainment area. This supplement contains an updated Reasonably Available Control Measures (RACM)/Reasonably Available Control Technologies (RACT) analysis and an updated Attainment Demonstration/Control Strategy, which includes SO2 emission limits for Globe Metallurgical.

Ohio EPA will be providing a public comment period on the draft plan through Thursday, April 2, 2020. A public hearing on this action may be requested by contacting Holly Kaloz at (614) 644-3632 or holly.kaloz@epa.ohio.gov no later than April 2, 2020. If a public hearing is requested, a new notification will be published to identify the time and location of the public hearing. The public hearing will be held at least 30 days after the date of the new notification. For information on how to submit comments or request a hearing please refer to the public notice.
 

Area

Letter to U.S. EPA

Documents

Appendix(s)

Public Hearing Notice/Results

Other Communication

Proposed Rule Date and FR Notice

Final Rule Date and FR Notice

Effective Date

Statewide

April 3, 2015

April 2015 A-L

 

 

Aug. 16, 2018

83 FR 40723

OAC Ch. 3745-18

Aug. 21, 2018
83 FR 42235
Lake Cty. Attainment Plan 

Oct. 11, 2018
83 FR 51361 


Feb. 14, 2019
84 FR 3986
Lake Cty. Attainment Plan 

Nov. 13, 2018



Mar. 18, 2019
Lake Cty. Attainment Plan

Statewide Revised October 13, 2015 October 2015 A-M See Appendix M  
Statewide Revised March 13, 2017   Art I - Art V See Article IV  
Supplement for Steubenville, OH-WV June 25, 2019 Submittal of Amended Rules in OAC Chapter 3745-18 establishing a revised emission limit for the Cardinal Power Plant

Technical justification and updated modeling supporting the revised emissions limit, documented in the redesignation request and maintenance plan
    June 24, 2019
84 FR 29456
Oct. 22, 2019
84 FR 56385
Nov. 21, 2019
Supplement for Muskingum River, OH   February 2020
DRAFT
A-H          
                 

 

Redesignations and Maintenance Plans

 

Availability of Draft Redesignation Request and Maintenance Plan for the Muskingum River, OH Sulfur Dioxide Nonattainment Area
February 1, 2018: Ohio EPA is providing for public comment a draft redesignation request and maintenance plan for the Muskingum River, OH SO2 Nonattainment Area. Air quality monitoring data collected between 2015 and 2017 in the area demonstrate attainment of the NAAQS and there is evidence that the improved air quality is due to permanent, enforceable emission reductions. In addition, existing requirements are sufficient to maintain the 2010 1-hour SO2 standard in this area at least ten years into the future. Due to this evidence DAPC will be asking U.S. EPA to redesignate the Muskingum River, OH area as attainment for the 2010 1-hour SO2 standard and approve Ohio's maintenance plan.

Ohio EPA will be providing a public comment period on the draft plan through March 7, 2018. A public hearing on this action may be requested by contacting Holly Kaloz at (614) 644-3632 or holly.kaloz@epa.ohio.gov no later than March 7, 2018. If a public hearing is requested, a new notification will be published to identify the time and location of the public hearing. The public hearing will be held at least 30 days after the date of the new notification. For information on how to submit comments or request a hearing please refer to the public notice.

  

Nonattainment Area

Original Classification

Letter to U.S. EPA

Document

Appendix(s)

Public Hearing Results

Other Communication

Proposed Rule Date and FR Notice

Final Rule Date and FR Notice

Effective Date

Campbell-Clermont KY-OH

Nonattainment

Aug. 11, 2015

August 2015

 A-L

See Appendix H

 

July 20, 2016

81 FR 47144

Nov. 21, 2016

81 FR 83158

Nov. 21, 2016

Lake County  Nonattainment Apr. 9, 2018 March 2018 A-D See Appendix D  

Mar. 8, 2019

84 FR 8492

May 14, 2019
84 FR 21253
May 14, 2019
Muskingum River  Nonattainment   February 2019
DRAFT
A-F See Appendix F        
Steubenville, OH-WV Nonattainment June 25, 2019 June 2019 A-I See Appendix I   Sept. 20, 2019
84 FR 49492
Nov. 29, 2019
84 FR 65683
Nov. 29, 2019
                   

 

 

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