40 CFR § 52.1120 - Identification of plan.

§ 52.1120 Identification of plan.

(a) Purpose and scope. This section sets forth the applicable State Implementation Plan (SIP) for Massachusetts under section 110 of the Clean Air Act, 42 U.S.C. 7401, and 40 CFR part 51 to meet National Ambient Air Quality Standards.

(b) Incorporation by reference.

(1) Material listed in paragraphs (c) and (d) of this section with an EPA approval date prior to January 20, 2017, was approved for incorporation by reference by the Director of the Federal Register in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552(a) and 1 CFR part 51. Entries in paragraphs (c) and (d) of this section with the EPA approval date after January 20, 2017 have been approved by EPA for inclusion in the State Implementation Plan and for incorporation by reference into the plan as it is contained in this section, and will be considered by the Director of the Federal Register for approval in the next update to the SIP compilation.

(2) EPA Region 1 certifies that the materials provided by EPA at the addresses in paragraph (b)(3) of this section are an exact duplicate of the officially promulgated state rules/regulations which have been approved as part of the SIP as of the dates referenced in paragraph (b)(1).

(3) Copies of the materials incorporated by reference into the SIP may be inspected at the EPA Region 1 Office, 5 Post Office Square, Boston, Massachusetts 02109-3912. You may also inspect the material with an EPA approval date prior to January 20, 2017 at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). For information on the availability of this material at NARA, call 202-741-6030, or go to: https://www.archives.gov/federal-register/cfr/ibr-locations.html.

(c) EPA-approved regulations.

EPA Approved Massachusetts Regulations

State citation Title/subject State effective date EPA approval date 1 Explanations
310 CMR 6.04 Standards 7/25/1990 10/4/2002, 67 FR 62184 Adopted PM10 as the criteria pollutant for particulates.
310 CMR 7.00 Definitions 3/9/2018 and 3/20/2020 10/15/2020, 85 FR 65236 Approved 90 new definitions, updated 6 definitions, and deleted definitions for: Automotive Surface Coating, Manufacturing Plant, and Propanol Substitute.
310 CMR 7.00 Appendix A Emission Offsets and Nonattainment Review October 22, 1999 May 29, 2019, 84 FR 24719 Approves revisions for consistency with underlying federal regulations that make the Commonwealth's SIP-approved NNSR program applicable to certain sources of NOX and VOC statewide.
310 CMR 7.00 Appendix B Emission Banking, Trading, and Averaging 3/9/2018 10/15/2020, 85 FR 65236 Revises (4)(b) Applicability.
Regulations for the Control of Air Pollution Regulation 1 General Regulations to Prevent Air Pollution 1/27/1972 5/31/1972, 37 FR 10841
Regulations for Prevention And/or Abatement of Air Pollution Episode and Air Pollution Incident Emergencies Regulation 1 Introduction 8/28/1972 10/28/1972, 37 FR 23085
Regulations for the Control of Air Pollution Regulation 2 Plans Approval and Emission Limitations 2/1/1978 3/15/1979, 44 FR 15703 Regulation 2 is now known as 310 CMR 7.02.
Regulations for Prevention And/or Abatement of Air Pollution Episode and Air Pollution Incident Emergencies Regulation 2 Definitions 8/28/1972 10/28/1972, 37 FR 23085
310 CMR 7.02 Plans Approval and Emission Limitations 6/6/1994 4/5/1995, 60 FR 17226
Regulations for the Control of Air Pollution Regulation 3 Nuclear Energy Utilization Facilities 6/1/1972 10/28/1972, 37 FR 23085
310 CMR 7.03 Plan Application Exemption Construction Requirements. Paint Spray Booths 310 CMR 7.03(13) 2/17/1993 9/3/1999, 64 FR 48297
Regulations for the Control of Air Pollution Regulation 4 Fossil Fuel Utilization Facilities 1/27/1972 10/28/1972, 37 FR 23085 Regulation 4 is now known as 310 CMR 7.04.
310 CMR 7.04 U Fossil Fuel Utilization Facilities 12/28/2007 4/24/2014, 79 FR 22774 Only approved 7.04(2) and 7.04(4)(a).
Regulations for the Control of Air Pollution Regulation 5 Fuels 8/31/1978 3/7/1979, 44 FR 12421 Regulation 5 is now known as 310 CMR 7.05.
Portions of Regulation 5 have been replaced with the approval of 310 CMR 7.05.
310 CMR 7.05 Fuels All Districts 9/23/2005 5/29/2014, 79 FR 30741 Removed landfill gas from requirements of section.
Regulations for the Control of Air Pollution Regulation 6 Visible Emissions 8/28/1972 10/28/1972, 37 FR 23085 Regulation 6 is now known as 310 CMR 7.06.
310 CMR 7.07 Open Burning 9/28/1979 6/17/1980, 45 FR 40987
Regulations for the Control of Air Pollution Regulation 8 Incinerators 8/28/1972 10/28/1972, 37 FR 23085 Regulation 8 is now known as 310 CMR 7.08.
310 CMR 7.08 Incinerators. Municipal Waste Combustors 310 CMR 7.08(2) 3/20/2020 10/15/2020, 85 FR 65236
Regulations for the Control of Air Pollution Regulation 9 Dust and Odor 12/9/1977 9/29/1978, 43 FR 44841 Regulation 9 is now known as 310 CMR 7.09.
Regulations for the Control of Air Pollution Regulation 10 Noise 6/1/1972 10/28/1972, 37 FR 23085 Regulation 10 is now known as 310 CMR 7.10.
Regulations for the Control of Air Pollution Regulation 11 Transportation Media 6/1/1972 10/28/1972, 37 FR 23085 Regulation 11 is now known as 310 CMR 7.11. This regulation restricts idling.
310 CMR 7.12 U Source Registration 3/9/2018 3/4/2019, 84 FR 7299 Revisions made to existing requirements and procedures for emissions reporting.
Regulations for the Control of Air Pollution Regulation 13 Stack Testing 6/1/1972 10/28/1972, 37 FR 23085 Regulation 13 is now known as 310 CMR 7.13.
310 CMR 7.14 Monitoring Devices and Reports 11/21/1986
1/15/1987
3/10/1989, 54 FR 10147
Regulations for Prevention And/or Abatement of Air Pollution Episode and Air Pollution Incident Emergencies Regulation 15. Asbestos 8/28/1972 10/28/1972, 37 FR 23085 Regulation 15 is now known as 310 CMR 7.15.
310 CMR 7.16 Reduction of Single-Occupant Commuter Vehicle Use 12/31/1978,
5/16/1979
9/16/1980, 45 FR 61293
310 CMR 7.17 Conversions to Coal 1/22/1982 6/9/1982, 47 FR 25007
310 CMR 7.18 Volatile and Halogenated Organic Compounds 3/20/2020 10/15/2020, 85 FR 65236 Withdraws subsection (7) Automobile Surface Coating; adds new subsections (1)(g) and (h), (31) Industrial Cleaning Solvents, (32) Fiberglass Boat Manufacturing; revises subsections (2) Compliance with Emission Limitations, (3) Metal Furniture Surface Coating, (5) Large Appliance Surface Coating, (11) Surface Coating of Miscellaneous Metal Parts and Products, (12) Packaging Rotogravure and Packaging Flexographic Printing, (14) Paper, Film and Foil Surface Coating, (20) Emission Control Plans for Implementation of Reasonably Available Control Technology, (21) Surface Coating of Plastic Parts, (24) Flat Wood Paneling Surface Coating, (25) Offset Lithographic Printing; and adds subsections, (30) Adhesives and Sealants.
310 CMR 7.19 Reasonably Available Control Technology (RACT) for Sources of Oxides of Nitrogen (NOX) 3/20/2020 10/15/2020, 85 FR 65236 Revises subsection (1) Applicability, (2) General Provisions, (3) Emission Control Plans for Implementation of RACT, (4) Large Boilers, (5) Medium-size Boilers, (6) Small Boilers, (7) Stationary Combustion Turbines, (8) Stationary Reciprocating Internal Combustion Engines, and (9) Municipal Waste Combustor Units.
310 CMR 7.24 Organic Material Storage and Distribution 1/2/2015 11/29/2016, 81 FR 85897 Revised to require the decommissioning of Stage II vapor recovery systems and require Stage I Enhanced Vapor Recovery systems certified by the California Air Resources Board.
310 CMR 7.25 Best Available Controls for Consumer and Commercial Products 10/19/2007 10/9/2015, 80 FR 61101 Approved amended existing consumer products related requirements, added provisions concerning AIM coatings.
310 CMR 7.26 Industry Performance Standards 3/9/2018 10/15/2020, 85 FR 65236 Adds Environmental Results Program for Lithographic, Gravure, Letterpress, and Flexographic Printing subsections 20 through 25 and 27 through 29, except 28(a).
310 CMR 7.27 NOX Allowance Program 11/19/1999 12/27/2000, 65 FR 81743
310 CMR 7.28 NOX Allowance Trading Program 3/30/2007 12/3/2007, 72 FR 67854
310 CMR 7.29 Emissions Standards for Power Plants 1/25/2008,
6/29/2007
9/19/2013 78 FR 57487 Only approving the SO2 and NOX requirements.
The following exceptions which are not applicable to the Massachusetts Alternative to BART were not approved:
(1) In 310 CMR 7.29(1), the reference to mercury (Hg), carbon monoxide (CO), carbon dioxide (CO2), and fine particulate matter (PM2.5) in the first sentence and the phrase “ . . . and CO2 and establishing a cap on CO2 and Hg emissions from affected facilities. CO2 emissions standards set forth in 310 CMR 7.29(5)(a)5.a. and b. shall not apply to emissions that occur after December 31, 2008” in the second sentence.
(2) In 310 CMR 7.29(2), the definitions of Alternate Hg Designated Representative, Automated Acquisition and Handling System or DAHS, Mercury (Hg) Designated Representative, Mercury Continuous Emission Monitoring System or Mercury CEMS, Mercury Monitoring System, Sorbent Trap Monitoring System, and Total Mercury;
(3) 310 CMR 7.29(5)(a)(3) through (5)(a)(6);
(4) In 310 CMR 7.29(5)(b)(1), reference to compliance with the mercury emissions standard in the second sentence;
(5) 310 CMR 7.29(6)(a)(3) through (6)(a)(4);
(6) 310 CMR 7.29(6)(b)(10);
(7) 310 CMR 7.29(6)(h)(2);
(8) The third and fourth sentences in 310 CMR 7.29(7)(a);
(9) In 310 CMR 7.29(7)(b)(1), the reference to CO2 and mercury;
(10) In 310 CMR 7.29(7)(b)(1)(a), the reference to CO2 and mercury;
(11) 310 CMR 7.29(7)(b)(1)(b) through 7.29(7)(b)(1)(d);
(12) In 310 CMR 7.29(7)(b)(3), the reference to CO2 and mercury;
(13) In 310 CMR 7.29(7)(b)(4)(b), the reference to CO2 and mercury; and
(14) 310 CMR 7.29(7)(e) through 7.29(7)(i).
310 CMR 7.30 Massport/Logan Airport Parking Freeze 6/30/2017 3/6/2018, 83 FR 9438 Revises the existing commercial parking freeze limits and requires the Massachusetts Port Authority to complete several studies to evaluate ways to further support alternative transit options.
310 CMR 7.31 City of Boston/East Boston Parking Freeze 12/26/2000 3/12/2001, 66 FR 14318 Applies to the parking of motor vehicles within the area of East Boston.
310 CMR 7.32 Massachusetts Clean Air Interstate Rule (Mass CAIR) 3/30/2007 12/3/2007, 72 FR 67854
310 CMR 7.33 City of Boston/South Boston Parking Freeze 7/30/1993 10/15/1996, 61 FR 53628 Applies to the parking of motor vehicles within the area of South Boston, including Massport property in South Boston.
310 CMR 7.36 Transit System Improvements 10/25/2013 12/8/2015, 80 FR 76225 Removes from the SIP the commitment to design the Red Line/Blue Line Connector project.
310 CMR 7.37 High Occupancy Vehicle Lanes 4/5/1996 3/20/2019, 84 FR 10264 Technical revisions to SIP approved regulation.
310 CMR 7.38 Certification of Tunnel Ventilation Systems in the Metropolitan Boston Air Pollution Control District 12/30/2005 2/15/2008, 73 FR 8818
310 CMR 7.40 Low Emission Vehicle Program 12/24/1999 12/23/2002, 67 FR 78179 “Low Emission Vehicle Program” (LEV II) except for 310 CMR 7.40(2)(a)(5), 310 CMR 7.40(2)(a)(6), 310 CMR 7.40(2)(c)(3), 310 CMR 7.40(10), and 310 CMR 7.40(12).
Regulations for the Control of Air Pollution Regulation 50 Variances 9/14/1974 2/4/1977, 42 FR 6812 Regulation 50 is now known as 310 CMR 7.50.
Regulations for the Control of Air Pollution Regulation 51 Hearings Relative To Orders and Approvals 8/28/1972 10/28/1972, 37 FR 23085 Regulation 51 is now known as 310 CMR 7.51.
Regulations for the Control of Air Pollution Regulation 52 Enforcement Provisions 8/28/1972 10/28/1972, 37 FR 23085 Regulation 52 is now known as 310 CMR 7.52.
310 CMR 8.00 The Prevention and/or Abatement of Air Pollution Episode and Air Pollution Incident Emergencies 4/1/1994 3/4/2019, 84 FR 7299 Incorporates full version of 310 CMR 8.00 into the Massachusetts SIP, and converts conditional approval at § 52.1119(a)(5) to full approval.
310 CMR 60.02 Regulations for the Enhanced Motor Vehicle Inspection and Maintenance Program 9/5/2008 1/25/2013, 78 FR 5292 Revises enhanced I/M test requirements to consist of “OBD2-only” testing program. Approving submitted regulation with the exception of subsection 310 CMR 60.02(24)(f).
540 CMR 4.00 Annual Safety and Combined Safety and Emissions Inspection of all Motor Vehicles, Trailers, Semi-trailers and converter Dollies 9/5/2008 1/25/2013, 78 FR 5292 Revises Requirement for Inspection and Enforcement of I/M Program.
Massachusetts General Laws, Part IV, Title I, Chapter 268A, Sections 6 and 6A Conduct of Public Officials and Employees Amended by Statute in 1978 and 1984 12/21/2016, 81 FR 93624 Approved Section 6: Financial interest of state employee, relative or associates; disclosure, and Section 6A: Conflict of interest of public official; reporting requirement.
Executive Order 145 Consultation with Cities and Towns on Administrative Mandates 11/20/1978 6/24/2019, 84 FR 29380 Approval as part of 2012 PM2.5 infrastructure SIP.

1 To determine the EPA effective date for a specific provision listed in this table, consult the Federal Register notice cited in this column for the particular provision.

(d) EPA-approved State Source specific requirements.

EPA-Approved Massachusetts Source Specific Requirements

Name of source Permit number State effective date EPA approval date 2 Explanations
Cambridge Electric Light Company's Kendall Station, First Street, Cambridge, MA Cambridge Electric Light Company Variance Submitted
12/28/78
6/17/1980, 45 FR 40987 Regulation 310 CMR 7.04(5), Fuel Oil Viscosity; Revision for Cambridge Electric Light Company's Kendall Station, First Street, Cambridge, MA.
Blackstone Station, Blackstone Street, Cambridge, MA Cambridge Electric Light Company Variance Submitted
12/28/1978
6/17/1980, 45 FR 40987 Regulation 310 CMR 7.04(5), Fuel Oil Viscosity; Revision for Cambridge Electric Light Company's Blackstone Station, Blackstone Street, Cambridge, MA.
Holyoke Water Power Company, Mount Tom Plant, Holyoke, MA Holyoke Water Power Company Operations Submitted
1/22/1982
6/9/1982, 47 FR 25007 A revision specifying the conditions under which coal may be burned at the Holyoke Water Power Company, Mount Tom Plant, Holyoke, MA.
Esleeck Manufacturing Company, Inc., Montague, MA Esleek Manufacturing Emission Limit Submitted
2/8/1983
4/28/1983, 48 FR 19173 Source specific emission limit allowing the Company to burn fuel oil having a maximum sulfur content of 1.21 pounds per million Btu heat release potential provided the fuel firing rate does not exceed 137.5 gallons per hour.
Erving Paper company, Erving, MA Erving Paper Company Operations Submitted
7/18/1984,
4/17/1985, and
11/25/1987
2/15/1990, 55 FR 5447 A revision approving sulfur-in-fuel limitations.
Monsanto Chemical Company in Indian Orchard, MA Monsanto Chemical Company Operations 6/20/1989 2/21/1990, 55 FR 5986 Revisions which define and impose reasonably available control technology to control volatile organic compound emissions from Monsanto Chemical Company in Indian Orchard, MA. Including a final RACT Compliance Plan.
Spalding Sports Worldwide in Chicopee, MA PV-85-IF-019 7/12/1989 and 10/7/1985 11/8/1989, 54 FR 46894 Amendments to the Conditional Plans imposing reasonably available control technology.
Duro Textile Printers, Incorporated in Fall River, MA SM-85-168-IF 8/1/1989 and 8/8/1989 11/8/1989, 54 FR 46896 Amended Conditional Plan Approval (SM-85-168-IF) dated and effective August 1, 1989 and an Amendment to the Amended Conditional Plan Approval (SM-85-168-IF Revision) dated and effective August 8, 1989 imposing reasonably available control.
Acushnet Company, Titleist Golf Division, Plant A in New Bedford, MA SM-85-151-IF and 4-P-90-104 6/1/1990 2/27/1991, 56 FR 8130 An Amended Plan imposing reasonably available control technology.
General Motors Corporation in Framingham, MA General Motors Operations 6/8/1990 2/19/1991, 56 FR 6568 An Amended Plan imposing reasonably available control technology.
Erving Paper Mills in Erving, MA Erving Paper Company Operations 10/16/1990 3/20/1991, 56 FR 11675 Revisions which define and impose RACT to control volatile organic compound emissions. Including a conditional final plan approval issued by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP).
Erving Paper Mills in Erving, MA Erving Paper Company Operations 4/16/1991 10/8/1991, 56 FR 50659 Revisions which clarify the requirements of RACT to control volatile organic compound emissions. Including a conditional final plan approval amendment that amends the October 16, 1990 conditional plan approval.
Brittany Dyeing and Finishing of New Bedford, MA 4-P-92-012 3/16/1994 3/6/1995, 60 FR 12123 Final Plan Approval No. 4P92012, imposing reasonably available control technology.
Specialty Minerals, Incorporated, Adams, MA 1-P-94-022 6/16/1995 9/2/1999, 64 FR 48095 Emission Control Plan (Reasonably Available Control Technology for Sources of Oxides of Nitrogen).
Monsanto Company's Indian Orchard facility, Springfield, MA 1-E-94-106 10/28/1996 9/2/1999, 64 FR 48095 Emission Control Plan (Reasonably Available Control Technology for Sources of Oxides of Nitrogen).
Medusa Minerals Company in Lee, MA 1-E-94-110 4/17/1998 9/2/1999, 64 FR 48095 Emission Control Plan (Reasonably Available Control Technology for Sources of Oxides of Nitrogen).
Gillette Company Andover Manufacturing Plant MBR-92-IND-053 Submitted
2/17/1993,
4/16/1999, and
10/7/1999
10/4/2002, 67 FR 62179 Reasonably Available Control Technology Plan Approval issued on June 17, 1999.
Norton Company C-P-90-083 Submitted
2/17/1993,
4/16/1999, and
10/7/1999
10/4/2002, 67 FR 62179 Reasonably Available Control Technology Plan Approval issued on August 5, 1999.
Barnet Corporation Barnet Corporation Operations Submitted
2/17/1993,
4/16/1999, and
10/7/1999
10/4/2002, 67 FR 62179 Reasonably Available Control Technology Plan Approval issued on May 14, 1991.
Solutia 1-P-92-006 Submitted
2/17/1993,
4/16/1999, and
10/7/1999
10/4/2002, 67 FR 62179 310 CMR 7.02 BACT plan approvals issued by the MassDEP.
Saloom Furniture Saloom Winchendon Operations Submitted
2/17/1993,
4/16/1999, and
10/7/1999
10/4/2002, 67 FR 62179 310 CMR 7.02 BACT plan approvals issued by the MassDEP.
Eureka Manufacturing 4-P-95-094 Submitted
2/17/1993,
4/16/1999, and
10/7/1999
10/4/2002, 67 FR 62179 310 CMR 7.02 BACT plan approvals issued by the MassDEP.
Moduform Moduform Operations Submitted
2/17/1993,
4/16/1999, and
10/7/1999
10/4/2002, 67 FR 62179 310 CMR 7.02 BACT plan approvals issued by the MassDEP.
Polaroid MBR-99-IND-001 Submitted
2/17/1993,
4/16/1999, and
10/7/1999
10/4/2002, 67 FR 62179 310 CMR 7.02 BACT plan approvals issued by the MassDEP.
Globe 4-P-96-151 Submitted
2/17/1993,
4/16/1999, and
10/7/1999
10/4/2002, 67 FR 62179 310 CMR 7.02 BACT plan approvals issued by the MassDEP.
Wheelabrator Saugus, Inc MBR-98-ECP-006 Submitted
12/30/2011,
8/9/2012, and
8/28/2012
9/19/2013, 78 FR 57487 The sulfur dioxide (SO2), oxides of nitrogen (NOX), and PM2.5 provisions of the MassDEP Emission Control Plan “Saugus—Metropolitan, Boston/Northeast Region, 310 CMR 7.08(2)—Municipal Waste Combustors, Application No. MBR-98-ECP-006, Transmittal No. W003302, Emission Control Plan Modified Final Approval” dated March 14, 2012 to Mr. Jairaj Gosine, Wheelabrator Saugus, Inc. and signed by Cosmo Buttaro and James E. Belsky, with the following exceptions which are not applicable to the Massachusetts Alternative to BART.
General Electric Aviation MBR-94-COM-008 Submitted
12/30/2011,
8/9/2012, and
8/28/2012
9/19/2013, 78 FR 57487 The MassDEP Emission Control Plan “Lynn—Metropolitan, Boston/Northeast Region, 310 CMR 7.19, Application No. MBR-94-COM-008, Transmittal No. X235617, Modified Emission Control Plan Final Approval” dated March 24, 2011 to Ms. Jolanta Wojas, General Electric Aviation and signed by Marc Altobelli and James E. Belsky. Note, this document contains two section V; V. RECORD KEEPING AND REPORTING REQUIREMENTS and V. GENERAL REQUIREMENTS/PROVISIONS.
Mt. Tom Generating Company, LLC 1-E-01-072 Submitted
12/30/2011,
8/9/2012, and
8/28/2012
9/19/2013, 78 FR 57487 The MassDEP Emission Control Plan, “Holyoke Western Region 310 CMR 7.29 Power Plant Emission Standards, Application No. 1-E-01-072, Transmittal No. W025214, Amended Emission Control Plan” dated May 15, 2009 to Mr. John S. Murry, Mt. Tom Generating Company, LLC and signed by Marc Simpson, with the following exceptions which are not applicable to the Massachusetts Alternative to BART.
Dominion Energy Salem Harbor, LLC NE-12-003 Submitted
12/30/2011,
8/9/2012, and
8/28/2012
9/19/2013, 78 FR 57487 The MassDEP Emission Control Plan “Salem—Metropolitan Boston/Northeast Region, 310 CMR 7.29 Power Plant Emission Standards, Application No. NE-12-003, Transmittal No. X241756, Final Amended Emission Control Plan Approval” dated March 27, 2012 to Mr. Lamont W. Beaudette, Dominion Energy Salem Harbor, LLC and signed by Edward J. Braczyk, Cosmo Buttaro, and James E. Belsky with the following exceptions which are not applicable to the Massachusetts Alternative to BART.
Dominion Energy Brayton Point, LLC SE-12-003 Submitted
12/30/2011,
8/9/2012, and
8/28/2012
9/19/2013, 78 FR 57487 MassDEP Emission Control Plan “Amended Emission Control Plan Final Approval Application for: BWP AQ 25, 310 CMR 7.29 Power Plant Emission Standards, Transmittal Number X241755, Application Number SE-12-003, Source Number: 1200061” dated April 12, 2012 to Peter Balkus, Dominion Energy Brayton Point, LLC and signed by John K. Winkler, with the following exceptions which are not applicable to the Massachusetts Alternative to BART.
Somerset Power LLC Facility Shutdown Submitted
12/30/2011,
8/9/2012, and
8/28/2012
9/19/2013 78 FR 57487 MassDEP letter “Facility Shutdown, FMF Facility No. 316744” dated June 22, 2011 to Jeff Araujo, Somerset Power LLC and signed by John K. Winkler.

2 To determine the EPA effective date for a specific provision listed in this table, consult the Federal Register notice cited in this column for the particular provision.

(e) Nonregulatory.

Massachusetts Non Regulatory

Name of non regulatory SIP provision Applicable
geographic or
nonattainment area
State submittal date/effective date EPA approved date 3 Explanations
Miscellaneous non-regulatory changes to the plan submitted by the Division of Environmental Health, Massachusetts Department of Public Health 4/27/72 10/28/72, 37 FR 23085
Miscellaneous non-regulatory additions to the plan submitted by the Bureau of Air Quality Control, Massachusetts Department of Public Health 5/5/72 10/28/72, 37 FR 23085
Letter of concurrence on AQMA identifications submitted on July 23, 1974, by the Governor 7/23/74 6/2/75, 40 FR 23746
Letter dated February 8, 1979 from Kenneth Hagg of the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Quality Engineering (DEQE) to Frank Ciavattieri of the Environmental Protection Agency 2/8/79 5/14/79, 44 FR 27991
Non-attainment area plan for Total Suspended Particulates (TSP) in Worcester 3/30/1979 and 4/23/1979 1/10/1980, 45 FR 2036
Miscellaneous statewide regulation changes 3/30/1979 and 4/23/1979 1/10/1980, 45 FR 2036
An extension request for the attainment of TSP secondary standards for areas designated non-attainment as of March 3, 1978 3/30/1979 and 4/23/1979 1/10/1980, 45 FR 2036
Revision entitled “Massachusetts Implementation Plan, Amended Regulation—All Districts, New Source Review Element,” relating to construction and operation of major new or modified sources in non-attainment areas 5/3/1979,
8/7/1979, and
5/17/1980
1/10/1980, 45 FR 2036
Revision to the state ozone standard and adoption of an ambient lead standard 8/21/79 6/17/1980, 45 FR 40987
Attainment plans to meet the requirements of Part D for carbon monoxide and ozone and other miscellaneous provisions 12/31/1978 and 5/16/1979 9/16/1980, 45 FR 61293
Supplemental information to the Attainment plans to meet the requirements of Part D for carbon monoxide and ozone and other miscellaneous provisions 9/19/1979,
11/13/1979, and
3/20/1980
9/16/1980, 45 FR 61293
Supplemental information to the Attainment plans to meet the requirements of Part D for carbon monoxide and ozone and other miscellaneous provisions 12/7/1979 and 4/7/1980 8/27/1981, 46 FR 43147
A revision entitled “Appendix J Transportation Project Level Guidelines” relating to policy guidance on the preparation of air quality analysis for transportation projects 1/5/1981 9/3/1981, 46 FR 44186
A comprehensive air quality monitoring plan, intended to meet requirements of 40 CFR part 58 1/28/1980 3/4/1981, 46 FR 15137
Revisions to meet the requirements of Part D and certain other sections of the Clean Air Act, as amended, for making a commitment to public transportation in the Boston urban region 7/9/1981 and 7/30/1981 9/28/1981, 46 FR 47450
Letter clarifying State procedures 11/12/1981 3/29/82, 47 FR 13143
The Massachusetts DEQE submitted an updated VOC emissions inventory 9/3/1981 1/25/1982, 47 FR 3352
Procedures to annually update the VOC emission inventory on November 4, 1981 11/4/1981 1/25/1982, 47 FR 3352
Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) submittal for attainment plans for carbon monoxide and ozone Statewide 9/9/1982 11/09/1983, 48 FR 51480
MassDEP submittal for attainment plans for carbon monoxide and ozone Statewide 11/2/1982 11/09/1983, 48 FR 51480
MassDEP submittal for attainment plans for carbon monoxide and ozone Statewide 11/17/1982 11/09/1983, 48 FR 51480
MassDEP submittal for attainment plans for carbon monoxide and ozone Statewide 2/2/1983 11/09/1983, 48 FR 51480
MassDEP submittal for attainment plans for carbon monoxide and ozone Statewide 3/21/1983 11/09/1983, 48 FR 51480
MassDEP submittal for attainment plans for carbon monoxide and ozone Statewide 4/7/1983 11/09/1983, 48 FR 51480
MassDEP submittal for attainment plans for carbon monoxide and ozone Statewide 4/26/1983 11/09/1983, 48 FR 51480
MassDEP submittal for attainment plans for carbon monoxide and ozone Statewide 5/16/1983 11/09/1983, 48 FR 51480
A revision to exempt the Berkshire Air Pollution Control District from Regulation 310 CMR 7.02(12)(b)(2) Berkshire 3/25/1983 7/7/1983, 48 FR 31200
Revisions to the State's narrative, entitled New Source Regulations on page 117 and 118 Statewide 9/9/1982 7/7/1983, 48 FR 31197
Letter from the MassDEP dated June 7, 1991, submitting revisions to the SIP Statewide 6/7/1991 6/30/1993, 58 FR 34908
Letter from the MassDEP dated November 13, 1992 submitting revisions to the SIP Statewide 11/13/1992 6/30/1993, 58 FR 34908
Letter from the MassDEP dated February 17, 1993 submitting revisions to the SIP Statewide 2/17/1993 6/30/1993, 58 FR 34908
Nonregulatory portions of the state submittal Statewide 11/13/1992 6/30/1993, 58 FR 34908
Letter from Massachusetts DEQE Statewide 2/14/1985 9/25/1985, 50 FR 38804
Letter from Massachusetts DEQE Statewide 5/22/1985 9/25/1985, 50 FR 38804
Enforcement manual including Method 27, record form, potential leak points, major tank truck leak sources, test procedure for gasoline vapor leak detection procedure by combustible gas detector, instruction manual for Sentox 2 and Notice of Violation Statewide 5/22/1985 9/25/1985, 50 FR 38804
Letter from Massachusetts DEQE stating authority to undertake preconstruction review of new stationary sources of air pollution with potential to emit 5 tons or more of lead Statewide 8/17/1984 10/30/1984, 49 FR 43546
Letter from Massachusetts DEQE submitting the Massachusetts Lead Implementation Plan Statewide 7/13/1984 10/30/1984, 49 FR 43546
Massachusetts attainment and maintenance plans for lead Statewide 7/13/1984 10/30/1984, 49 FR 43546
Memorandum from Donald C. Squires to Bruce K. Maillet, subject: Response to EPA questions regarding Phillips Academy, outlines the permanent energy conservation measures to be used Merrimack Valley 10/4/1985 4/1/1986, 51 FR 11019
Letter from the Massachusetts DEQE dated December 3, 1985 Statewide 12/3/1985 11/25/1986, 51 FR 42563
Letter from the Massachusetts DEQE dated January 31, 1986 Statewide 1/31/1986 11/25/1986, 51 FR 42563
Letter from the Massachusetts DEQE dated February 11, 1986. The nonregulatory portions of the state submittals Statewide 2/11/1986 11/25/1986, 51 FR 42563
Letter from the Massachusetts DEQE dated November 21, 1986 Statewide 11/21/1986 3/10/1989, 54 FR 10147
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Regulation Filing document dated January 15, 1987 states that these regulatory changes became effective on February 6, 1987 Statewide 1/15/1987 3/10/1989, 54 FR 10147
Letter from the Massachusetts Massachusetts DEQE dated February 21, 1986 Statewide 2/21/1986 8/31/1987, 52 FR 32791
A Regulation Filing and Publication document from the Massachusetts DEQE, dated February 25, 1986 Statewide 2/25/1986 8/31/1987, 52 FR 32791
A letter from the Massachusetts DEQE, dated June 23, 1986 Statewide 6/23/1986 8/31/1987, 52 FR 32791
Implementation Guidance, 310 CMR 7.18(18), Polystyrene Resin Manufacturing, dated February 1986 Statewide 2/01/1986 8/31/1987, 52 FR 32791
Massachusetts DEQE certification that there are no polypropylene and polyethylene manufacturing sources located in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, dated November 8, 1985 Statewide 11/8/1985 8/31/1987, 52 FR 32791
Letter dated November 5, 1986 from the Massachusetts DEQE submitting revisions to the SIP Statewide 11/5/1986 11/19/1987, 52 FR 44394
Letter from the Massachusetts DEQE dated December 10, 1986. Letter states that the effective date of Regulations 310 CMR 7.00, “Definitions” and 310 CMR 7.18(19), “Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacture,” is November 28, 1986 Statewide 11/28/1986 11/19/1987, 52 FR 44394
Letter from the Massachusetts DEQE dated September 20, 1988 for a SIP revision involving regulations 310 CMR 7.18(2)(e) and 7.18(17) Statewide 7/5/1988 3/6/1989, 54 FR 9212
A Regulation Filing and Publication document from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts dated July 5, 1988 which states that the effective date of the regulatory amendments to 310 CMR 7.18(2)(e) and 310 CMR 7.18(17)(d), is July 22, 1988 Statewide 7/5/1988 3/6/1989, 54 FR 9212
Letter dated October 14, 1987 for the American Fiber and Finishing Company facility from Stephen F. Joyce, Deputy Regional Environmental Engineer, Massachusetts DEQE Pioneer Valley 10/14/1987 2/15/1990, 55 FR 5447
Letter dated October 14, 1987 for the Erving Paper Company facility from Stephen F. Joyce, Deputy Regional Environmental Engineer, Massachusetts DEQE Pioneer Valley 10/14/1987 2/15/1990, 55 FR 5447
Letter dated October 14, 1987 for the Westfield River Paper Company facility from Stephen F. Joyce, Deputy Regional Environmental Engineer, Massachusetts DEQE Pioneer Valley 10/14/1987 2/15/1990, 55 FR 5447
Statement of agreement signed May 29, 1987 by Schuyler D. Bush, Vice President of Erving Paper Company Pioneer Valley 5/29/1987 2/15/1990, 55 FR 5447
Statement of agreement signed May 27, 1987 by Francis J. Fitzpatrick, President of Westfield River Paper Company Pioneer Valley 5/27/1987 2/15/1990, 55 FR 5447
Statement of agreement signed May 22, 1987 by Robert Young, Vice President of American Fiber and Finishing Company Pioneer Valley 5/22/1987 2/15/1990, 55 FR 5447
Letter dated April 22, 1987 for the Erving Paper Company facility from Stephen F. Joyce, Deputy Regional Environmental Engineer, Massachusetts DEQE Pioneer Valley 5/22/1987 2/15/1990, 55 FR 5447
Letter from the MassDEP dated July 18, 1989 submitting a revision to the SIP Pioneer Valley 7/18/1987 2/21/1990, 55 FR 5986
Letter from the MassDEP submitting a revision to the SIP Pioneer Valley 7/18/1989 11/8/1989, 54 FR 46894
Letter from the Massachusetts DEQE submitting a revision to the SIP Central Massachusetts 7/18/1989 11/3/1989, 54 FR 46386
Nonregulatory portions of the State submittal. Letter from the MassDEP submitting a revision to the SIP Central Massachusetts 2/4/1988 11/3/1989, 54 FR 46386
Nonregulatory portions of the State submittal. List of documents in the February 4, 1988 RACT SIP submittal to EPA.t Central Massachusetts 2/10/88 11/3/1989, 54 FR 46386
Letter from the MassDEP submitting a revision to the SIP Southeastern Massachusetts 8/8/1989 11/8/1989, 54 FR 46896
Letter from the MassDEP submitting a revision to the SIP Statewide 8/24/1989 4/19/1990, 55 FR 14831
Letter from the MassDEP submitting a revision to the SIP Statewide 10/16/1989 4/19/1990, 55 FR 14831
Letter from the MassDEP submitting a revision to the SIP Statewide 8/27/1982 2/23/1993, 58 FR 10964
Letter from the MassDEP certifying that it did not rely on a dual definition in its attainment demonstration Statewide 6/22/1987 2/23/1993, 58 FR 10964
Letter from the MassDEP submitting additional assurances that it is making reasonable efforts to develop a complete and approve SIP Statewide 12/27/1989 2/23/1993, 58 FR 10964
Letter from the MassDEP submitting a revision to the SIP Metropolitan Boston 11/28/1989 8/3/1990, 55 FR 31587
Letter from the MassDEP submitting a revision to the SIP Metropolitan Boston 11/28/1989 8/3/1990, 55 FR 31590
Letter from the Massachusetts Department of Environmental submitting a revision to the SIP Metropolitan Boston 11/20/1989 8/27/1990, 55 FR 34914
Letter from the MassDEP submitting a revision to the SIP Southeastern Massachusetts 6/13/1990 2/27/1991, 56 FR 8130
Letter from the MassDEP submitting a revision to the SIP Metropolitan Boston 7/9/1990 2/19/1991, 56 FR 6568
Letter from the MassDEP submitting a revision to the SIP Pioneer Valley 10/25/1990 3/20/1991, 56 FR 11675
Letter from the MassDEP submitting a revision to the SIP Pioneer Valley 4/22/1991 10/8/1991, 56 FR 50659
Letter from the MassDEP submitting a revision to the SIP Statewide 8/17/1989 10/8/1992, 57 FR 46313
Letter from the MassDEP submitting a revision to the SIP Statewide 6/7/1991 10/8/1992, 57 FR 46313
Letter from the MassDEP withdrawing the emission limit for the Primer-surfacer application from the June 7, 1991 submittal Statewide 12/17/1991 10/8/1992, 57 FR 46313
Nonregulatory portions of state submittal. MassDEP's Decision Memorandum for Proposed amendments to 310 CMR 7.00 Statewide 5/24/1991 10/8/1992, 57 FR 46313
Nonregulatory portions of state submittal. MassDEP's Decision Memorandum for Proposed amendments to 310 CMR 7.00, 7.18 and 7.24 Statewide 2/25/1991 10/8/1992, 57 FR 46313
Letter from the MassDEP submitting revisions to the SIP Statewide 8/27/1982 1/11/1993, 58 FR 3492
Letter from the MassDEP submitting revisions to the SIP Statewide 4/12/1985 1/11/1993, 58 FR 3492
Letter from the MassDEP submitting revisions to the SIP Statewide 8/17/1989 1/11/1993, 58 FR 3492
Letter from the MassDEP submitting revisions to the SIP Statewide 6/7/1991 1/11/1993, 58 FR 3492
Letter from the Massachusetts DEQE submitting 310 CMR 7.00: Appendix B Statewide 6/27/1984 1/11/1993, 58 FR 3492
Letter from the Massachusetts DEQE submitting additional information on 310 CMR 7.00: Appendix B and referencing 310 CMR 7.18(2)(b) Statewide 3/6/1985 1/11/1993, 58 FR 3492
Letter from the MassDEP withdrawing the emission limit for the Primer-surfacer application in 310 CMR 7.18(7)(b) from the June 7, 1991 submittal Statewide 12/17/1991 1/11/1993, 58 FR 3492
Letter from the MassDEP submitting a revision to the SIP Metropolitan Boston 8/4/1989 3/16/1993, 58 FR 14153
Letter from the MassDEP submitting a revision to the SIP Metropolitan Boston 12/6/1989 3/16/1993, 58 FR 14153
Letter from the MassDEP submitting a revision to the SIP Metropolitan Boston 3/23/1990 3/16/1993, 58 FR 14153
Technical amendments to regulation (310 CMR 7.31) submitted by the MassDEP Metropolitan Boston 3/30/1990 3/16/1993, 58 FR 14153
Appendix 5D, Baseline and Future Case CO Compliance Modeling, dated June 1986 Metropolitan Boston 6/1/1986 3/16/1993, 58 FR 14153
Policy Statement Regarding the Proposed Amendment to the Logan Airport Parking Freeze Metropolitan Boston 11/14/1988 3/16/1993, 58 FR 14153
Letter from the MassDEP dated May 15, 1992 submitting a revision to the SIP Metropolitan Boston 5/15/1991 12/14/1992, 57 FR 58991
Letter from the MassDEP dated January 30, 1991 submitting a revision to the SIP. Certification of Tunnel Ventilation Systems in Boston Metropolitan Boston 1/30/1991 10/8/1992, 57 FR 46310
Letter from the MassDEP, dated May 17, 1990 submitting a revision to the SIP Statewide 5/17/1990 12/14/1992, 57 FR 58993
Letter from the MassDEP, dated June 7, 1991, submitting a revision to the SIP Statewide 6/7/1991 12/14/1992, 57 FR 58993
Letter from the MassDEP, dated July 5, 1990, requesting the withdrawal of amendments to subsection 310 CMR 7.24(2)(c) which require Stage I vapor recovery in Berkshire County from the SIP revision package submitted on May 17, 1990 Statewide 7/5/1990 12/14/1992, 57 FR 58993
Letter from the MassDEP, dated April 21, 1992, submitting an implementation policy statement regarding its Stage II program Statewide 4/21/1992 12/14/1992, 57 FR 58993
Nonregulatory portions of the SIP submittal. March 2, 1992 Division of Air Quality Control Policy certified vapor collection and control system for Stage II Vapor Recovery Program Statewide 4/21/1992 12/14/1992, 57 FR 58993
Letter from the MassDEP submitting a revision to the SIP Statewide 11/13/1992 9/15/1993, 58 FR 48315
Letter from the MassDEP submitting a revision to the SIP Statewide 1/15/1993 9/15/1993, 58 FR 48315
Letter from the MassDEP submitting a revision to the SIP Statewide 2/17/1993 9/15/1993, 58 FR 48315
Nonregulatory portions of the SIP submittal. MassDEP's Listing of Response to Comments dated January 1993 Statewide 2/17/1993 9/15/1993, 58 FR 48315
Nonregulatory portions of the SIP submittal. MassDEP's Background Document for Proposed Amendments to 310 CCMR 7.00, et. al. “50 Ton VOC RACT Regulations” dated September 1992 Statewide 2/17/1993 9/15/1993, 58 FR 48315
Letter from the MassDEP submitting a revision to the SIP Statewide 8/26/1992 7/28/1994, 59 FR 38372
Letter from the MassDEP submitting a revision to the SIP Statewide 11/2/1990 7/28/1994, 59 FR 38372
Letter from the MassDEP submitting a revision to the SIP 7/19/1993 1/6/1995, 60 FR 2016
Letter dated October 27, 1993 from MassDEP submitting certification of a public hearing 10/27/1993 1/6/1995, 60 FR 2016
Letter from the MassDEP submitting a revision to the SIP Metropolitan Boston 12/9/1991 10/4/1994, 59 FR 50495
Letter from the MassDEP submitting a revision to the SIP which substitutes the California Low Emission Vehicle program for the Clean Fuel Fleet program Statewide 11/15/1993 2/1/1995, 60 FR 6027
Letter from the MassDEP submitting a revision to the SIP which substitutes the California Low Emission Vehicle program for the Clean Fuel Fleet program Statewide 5/11/1994 2/1/1995, 60 FR 6027
Letter from the MassDEP submitting a revision to the SIP Statewide 3/31/1994 3/6/1995, 60 FR 12123
Letter from the MassDEP dated June 6, 1994 submitting a revision to the Massachusetts SIP Statewide 6/6/1994 4/1/1995, 60 FR 17226
Letter from the MassDEP dated December 9, 1994 Statewide 12/9/1994 4/1/1995, 60 FR 17226
Letter from the MassDEP, submitting a revision to the SIP Statewide 6/28/1990 3/21/1996, 61 FR 11556
Letter from the MassDEP submitting a revision to the SIP Statewide 9/30/1992 3/21/1996, 61 FR 11556
Letter from the MassDEP, dated July 15, 1994, submitting a revision to the SIP Statewide 7/15/1994 3/21/1996, 61 FR 11556
Letter from the MassDEP assuring EPA that the data elements noted in EPA's December 13, 1994 letter were being incorporated into the source registration forms used by Massachusetts emission statement program Statewide 12/30/1994 3/21/1996, 61 FR 11556
Letter which included the oxygenated gasoline program, amendments to the Massachusetts Air Pollution Control Regulations, 310 CMR 7.00, with an effective date of March 1, 1994, requesting that the submittal be approved and adopted as part of the SIP Statewide 10/29/1993 1/30/1996, 61 FR 2918
Letter from the MassDEP submitting a revision to the SIP Metropolitan Boston 12/12/1994 1/30/1996, 61 FR 2918
The Technical Support Document for the Redesignation of the Boston Area as Attainment for Carbon Monoxide Metropolitan Boston 12/12/1994 1/30/1996, 61 FR 2918
Letter from the MassDEP dated January 9, 1995 submitting a revision to the SIP Statewide 1/9/1995 12/19/1995, 60 FR 65240
Letter from the MassDEP, dated January 9, 1995, submitting a revision to the SIP Statewide 1/9/1995 2/14/1996, 61 FR 5696
Letter from the MassDEP submitting a revision to the SIP Statewide 3/29/1995 7/5/2000, 65 FR 41344
Letter from the MassDEP submitting a revision to the SIP (City of Boston/South Boston Parking Freeze) Metropolitan Boston 7/30/1993 10/15/1996, 61 FR 53628
Letter from the MassDEP submitting revisions to the SIP Statewide 2/9/1994 8/8/1996, 61 FR 41335
Letter from the MassDEP submitting revisions to the SIP Statewide 3/29/1995 8/8/1996, 61 FR 41335
Letter and attachments from the MassDEP submitting supplemental information concerning the demonstration of balance between credit creation and credit use Statewide 2/8/1996 8/8/1996, 61 FR 41335
Massachusetts PAMS Network Plan, which incorporates PAMS into the ambient air quality monitoring network of State or Local Air Monitoring Stations (SLAMS) and National Air Monitoring Stations (NAMS) Statewide 11/15/1993 7/14/1997, 62 FR 37510
Letter from the MassDEP dated December 30, 1993 submitting a revision to the SIP Statewide 12/30/1993 7/14/1997, 62 FR 37510
The Commonwealth, committed in a letter dated March 3, 1997 to correct deficiencies for an enhanced motor vehicle inspection and maintenance (I/M) program within one year of conditional interim approval by EPA Statewide 3/3/1997 7/14/1997, 62 FR 37510
Letter from the MassDEP submitting a revision to the SIP Statewide 10/17/1997 4/11/2000, 65 FR 19323
Letter from the MassDEP submitting a revision to the SIP Statewide 7/30/1996 4/11/2000, 65 FR 19323
Letter from the MassDEP submitting a revision to the SIP Statewide 8/9/2000 12/18/2000, 65 FR 78974
Letter from the MassDEP submitting a revision to the SIP Statewide 9/11/2000 12/18/2000, 65 FR 78974
Letter from the MassDEP dated submitting a revision to the SIP Statewide 7/25/1995 12/18/2000, 65 FR 78974
Letter from the MassDEP submitting a revision to the SIP Statewide 2/17/1993 9/2/1999, 64 FR 48297
Letter from the MassDEP submitting a revision to the SIP Statewide 12/19/1997 6/2/1999, 64 FR 29567
Letter from the MassDEP clarifying the program implementation process Statewide 3/9/1998 6/2/1999, 64 FR 29567
Letter from the MassDEP submitting revisions to the SIP Statewide 7/15/1994 9/2/1999, 64 FR 48095
Letter from the MassDEP submitting revisions to the SIP Statewide 10/4/1996 9/2/1999, 64 FR 48095
Letter from the MassDEP submitting revisions to the SIP Statewide 12/2/1996 9/2/1999, 64 FR 48095
Letter from the MassDEP submitting revisions to the SIP Statewide 1/11/1999 9/2/1999, 64 FR 48095
Letter from the MassDEP submitting revisions to the SIP Statewide 4/16/1999 9/2/1999, 64 FR 48095
Nonregulatory portions of the SIP submittal Statewide 1/11/1995 4/11/2000, 65 FR 19323
Nonregulatory portions of the SIP submittal Statewide 3/29/1995 4/11/2000, 65 FR 19323
A September 17, 1999, Notice of Correction submitted by the Secretary of State indicating the effective date of the regulations Statewide 9/17/1999 11/15/2000, 65 FR 68898
Letter from the MassDEP submitting a revision to the SIP Statewide 5/14/1999 11/15/2000, 65 FR 68898
Letter from the MassDEP submitting a revision to the SIP Statewide 2/1/2000 11/15/2000, 65 FR 68898
Letter from the MassDEP submitting a revision to the SIP Statewide 3/15/2000 11/15/2000, 65 FR 68898
Test Procedures and Equipment Specifications Statewide 2/1/2000 11/15/2000, 65 FR 68898
Acceptance Test Protocol Statewide 3/15/2000 11/15/2000, 65 FR 68898
Letter from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Executive Office of Environmental Affairs, Department of Environmental Protection submitting an amendment to SIP Statewide 11/19/1999 12/27/2000, 65 FR 81743
Background Document and Technical Support for Public Hearings on the Proposed Revisions to the SIP for Ozone, July, 1999 Statewide 7/1/1999 12/27/2000, 65 FR 81743
Supplemental Background Document and Technical Support for Public Hearings on Modifications to the July 1999 Proposal to Revise the SIP for Ozone, September, 1999 Statewide 9/1/1999 12/27/2000, 65 FR 81743
Table of Unit Allocations Statewide 9/1/1999 12/27/2000, 65 FR 81743
Letter from the MassDEP Statewide 4/10/2002 6/20/2003, 68 FR 36921
The SIP narrative “Technical Support Document for Public Hearings on Revisions to the State Implementation Plan for Ozone for Massachusetts, Amendments to Statewide Projected Inventory for Nitrogen Oxides,” dated March 2002 Statewide 3/21/2002 6/20/2003, 68 FR 36921
Letter from the MassDEP submitting revisions to the SIP Statewide 7/15/1994 10/27/2000, 65 FR 64360
Letter from the MassDEP submitting revisions to the SIP Statewide 3/29/1995 10/27/2000, 65 FR 64360
Plan Approval issued by the MassDEP to the Gillette Company Andover Manufacturing Plant Statewide 6/17/1999 10/4/2002, 67 FR 62179
Letter from the MassDEP submitting negative declarations for certain VOC source categories Statewide 4/16/1999 10/4/2002, 67 FR 62179
Letter from the MassDEP discussing wood furniture manufacturing and aerospace coating requirements in Massachusetts Statewide 7/24/2002 10/4/2002, 67 FR 62179
Letter from the MassDEP submitting a revision to the SIP Metropolitan Boston 12/8/2000 3/12/2001, 66 FR 14318
Letter from the MassDEP submitting the final state certified copies of State regulations 310 CMR 7.30 “Massport/Logan Airport Parking Freeze” and 310 CMR 7.31 “City of Boston/East Boston Parking Freeze.” Metropolitan Boston 12/26/2000 3/12/2001, 66 FR 14318
Letter from the MassDEP, in which it submitted the Low Emission Vehicle Program adopted on December 24, 1999 Statewide 8/9/2002 12/23/2002, 67 FR 78179
Letter from the MassDEP which clarified the August 9, 2002 submittal to exclude certain sections of the Low Emission Vehicle Program from consideration Statewide 8/26/2002 12/23/2002, 67 FR 78179
Letter from the MassDEP submitting a revision to the SIP Metropolitan Boston 7/12/2006 2/15/2008, 73 FR 8818
Massachusetts Regulation Filing amending 310 CMR 7.38 entitled “Certification of Tunnel Ventilation Systems in the Metropolitan Boston Air Pollution Control District.” Metropolitan Boston 12/13/2005 2/15/2008, 73 FR 8818
Massachusetts Regulation Filing amending 310 CMR 7.28 entitled “NOx Allowance Trading Program,” and adopting 310 CMR 7.32 entitled “Massachusetts Clean Air Interstate Rule (Mass CAIR).” Statewide 4/19/2007 12/3/2007, 72 FR 67854
Massachusetts Regulation Filing substantiating December 1, 2006, State effective date for amended 310 CMR 7.00 entitled “Definition,” (addition of term “Boston Metropolitan Planning Organization,” which appears on the replaced page 173 of the State's Code of Massachusetts Regulations,) and 310 CMR 7.36 entitled “Transit System Improvements.” Metropolitan Boston 11/16/2006 7/31/2008, 73 FR 44654
Letter from the MassDEP dated December 13, 2006 submitting a revision to the SIP Metropolitan Boston 12/13/2006 7/31/2008, 73 FR 44654
Letter from the MassDEP submitting a revision to the SIP Metropolitan Boston 6/1/2007 7/31/2008, 73 FR 44654
Letter from the Massachusetts Executive Office of Transportation identifying its commitment to the Green Line extension and to make every effort to accelerate the planning, design and environmental review and permitting of the project in order to work towards the 2014 completion date Metropolitan Boston 9/4/2007 7/31/2008, 73 FR 44654
Letter from the Chair of the Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization concurring in the finding that the transit system improvements projects will achieve emission benefits equivalent to or greater than the benefits from the original transit system improvements projects being replaced Metropolitan Boston 5/1/2008 7/31/2008, 73 FR 44654
Letter from EPA New England Regional Administrator concurring in the finding that the transit system improvements projects will achieve emission benefits equivalent to or greater than the benefits from the original transit system improvements projects being replaced Metropolitan Boston 7/5/2008 7/31/2008, 73 FR 44654
Letter from the MassDEP, dated June 1, 2009, submitting a revision to the SIP Statewide 6/1/2009 01/25/2013, 78 FR 5292
Letter from the MassDEP, dated November 30, 2009, amending the June 1, 2009 SIP submittal Statewide 11/30/2009 01/25/2013, 78 FR 5292
Massachusetts June 1, 2009 SIP Revision Table of Contents Item 7, “Documentation of IM SIP Revision consistent with 42 USC Section 7511a and Section 182(c)(3)(A) of the Clean Air Act.” Statewide 6/1/2009 01/25/2013, 78 FR 5292
“Massachusetts Regional Haze State Implementation Plan” dated August 9, 2012 Statewide 8/9/2012 9/19/2013, 78 FR 57487
A letter from the MassDEP dated August 9, 2001 submitting a revision to the SIP Statewide 8/9/2001 4/24/2014, 79 FR 22774
A letter from the MassDEP dated September 14, 2006 submitting a revision to the SIP Statewide 9/14/2006 4/24/2014, 79 FR 22774
A letter from the MassDEP dated February 13, 2008 submitting a revision to the SIP Statewide 2/13/2008 4/24/2014, 79 FR 22774
A letter from the MassDEP dated January 18, 2013 withdrawing certain outdated and obsolete regulation submittals and replacing them with currently effective versions of the regulation for approval and inclusion into the SIP Statewide 1/18/2013 4/24/2014, 79 FR 22774
A letter from the MassDEP dated November 6, 2013 submitting a revision to the SIP Statewide 11/6/2013 12/8/2015, 80 FR 76225
A letter from the MassDEP dated May 5, 2015 submitting a revision to the SIP Statewide 5/5/2015 11/29/2016, 81 FR 85897
Massachusetts Regional Haze Five-Year Progress Report Statewide Submitted 2/9/2018 3/29/2019, 84 FR 11885
Infrastructure SIP for 1997 Ozone NAAQS Statewide 2/9/2018 5/29/2019, 84 FR 24719 Certain aspects relating to PSD for prong 3 of CAA section 110(a)(2)(D)(i)(II) which were conditionally approved on 12/21/2016 are now fully approved.
Infrastructure SIP for 2008 Lead NAAQS Statewide 2/9/2018 5/29/2019, 84 FR 24719 Certain aspects relating to PSD for prong 3 of CAA section 110(a)(2)(D)(i)(II) which were conditionally approved on 12/21/2016 are now fully approved.
Infrastructure SIP for 2008 Ozone NAAQS Statewide 2/9/2018 5/29/2019, 84 FR 24719 Certain aspects relating to PSD for prong 3 of CAA section 110(a)(2)(D)(i)(II) which were conditionally approved on 12/21/2016 are now fully approved.
Infrastructure SIP for 2010 NO2 NAAQS Statewide 2/9/2018 5/29/2019, 84 FR 24719 Certain aspects relating to PSD for prong 3 of CAA section 110(a)(2)(D)(i)(II) which were conditionally approved on 12/21/2016 are now fully approved.
Infrastructure SIP for 2010 SO2 NAAQS Statewide 2/9/2018 5/29/2019, 84 FR 24719 Certain aspects relating to PSD for prong 3 of CAA section 110(a)(2)(D)(i)(II) which were conditionally approved on 12/21/2016 are now fully approved.
Infrastructure SIP submittal for 2012 PM2.5 NAAQS Statewide 2/9/2018 6/24/2019, 84 FR 29380 Approved with respect to requirements for CAA section 110(a)(2)(A), (B), (C), (D), (E), (F), (G), (H), (J), (K), (L), and (M) with the exception of the PSD-related requirements of (C), (D), and (J). Approval includes interstate transport requirements.
Infrastructure SIP submittal for 1997 PM2.5 NAAQS Statewide 1/1/2008 6/24/2019, 84 FR 29380 Converts conditional approval to full approval for CAA section 110(a)(2)(A) and E(ii). Approves interstate transport, visibility protection, and international air pollution abatement requirements of CAA section 110(a)(2)(D).
Infrastructure SIP submittal for 2006 PM2.5 NAAQS Statewide 9/21/2009 6/24/2019, 84 FR 29380 Converts conditional approval to full approval for CAA section 110(a)(2)(A) and E(ii). Approves interstate transport, visibility protection, and international air pollution abatement requirements of CAA section 110(a)(2)(D).
Infrastructure SIP submittal for 1997 Ozone NAAQS Statewide 2/9/2018 6/24/2019, 84 FR 29380 Converts conditional approval for CAA section 110(a)(2)(A), which was conditionally approved December 21, 2016, to full approval.
Infrastructure SIP submittal for 2008 Lead NAAQS Statewide 2/9/2018 6/24/2019, 84 FR 29380 Converts conditional approval for CAA section 110(a)(2)(A), which was conditionally approved December 21, 2016, to full approval.
Infrastructure SIP submittal for 2008 Ozone NAAQS Statewide 2/9/2018 6/24/2019, 84 FR 29380 Converts conditional approval for CAA section 110(a)(2)(A), which was conditionally approved December 21, 2016, to full approval.
Infrastructure SIP submittal for 2010 NO2 NAAQS Statewide 2/9/2018 6/24/2019, 84 FR 29380 Converts conditional approval for CAA section 110(a)(2)(A), which was conditionally approved December 21, 2016, to full approval.
Infrastructure SIP submittal for 2010 SO2 NAAQS Statewide 2/9/2018 6/24/2019, 84 FR 29380 Converts conditional approval for CAA section 110(a)(2)(A), which was conditionally approved December 21, 2016, to full approval.
Carbon Monoxide 2nd 10-Year Limited Maintenance Plan Boston Metropolitan Area, Lowell, Springfield, Waltham, and Worcester 2/9/2018 7/1/2019, 84 FR 31206
Interstate transport requirements of CAA for 1997 Ozone NAAQS Statewide 1/31/2008 11/6/2019, 84 FR 59728 Approved with respect to requirements for CAA section 110(a)(2)(D)(i)(I).
Interstate transport requirements of CAA for 2008 Ozone NAAQS Statewide 2/9/2018 11/6/2019, 84 FR 59728 Approved with respect to requirements for CAA section 110(a)(2)(D)(i)(I).
Interstate transport requirements of CAA for 2015 Ozone NAAQS Statewide 9/27/2018 1/31/2020, 85 FR 5572 Approved with respect to requirements for CAA section 110(a)(2)(D)(i)(I).
Certification of Adequacy of Massachusetts 2010 Sulfur Dioxide NAAQS Infrastructure SIP to Address the Good Neighbor Requirements of Clean Air Act 110(a)(2)(D)(i)(I) Statewide 2/9/2018 10/13/2019, 84 FR 61560
Negative declaration for the 2016 Control Techniques Guidelines for the Oil and Natural Gas Industry Statewide 10/18/2018 8/21/2020, 85 FR 51666 Negative declaration
Reasonably Available Control Technology State Implementation Plan Revision 2008 and 2015 Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards and RACT SIP Revision Statewide Submitted 10/18/2018 and 5/28/2020 10/15/2020, 85 FR 65236 Includes negative declarations for 10 CTGs.
Infrastructure SIP submittal for 2015 Ozone NAAQS Statewide 9/27/2018 2/9/2021, 86 FR 8693 Approved with respect to requirements for CAA section 110(a)(2)(A), (B), (C), (D), (E), (F), (G), (H), (J), (K), (L), and (M) with the exception of the PSD-related requirements of (C), (D), and (J).

3 To determine the EPA effective date for a specific provision listed in this table, consult the Federal Register notice cited in this column for the particular provision.

[83 FR 3967, Jan. 29, 2018, as amended at 83 FR 9439, Mar. 6, 2018; 84 FR 7301, Mar. 4, 2019; 84 FR 10265, Mar. 20, 2019; 84 FR 11887, Mar. 29, 2019; 84 FR 24721, May 29, 2019; 84 FR 29383, June 24, 2019; 84 FR 31207, July 1, 2019; 84 FR 59730, Nov. 6, 2019; 84 FR 61562, Nov. 13, 2019; 85 FR 5573, Jan. 31, 2020; 85 FR 51667, Aug. 21, 2020; 85 FR 65238, Oct. 15, 2020; 86 FR 8696, Feb. 9, 2021]