Individual State and local permitting have adopted regulations that were approved by EPA as meeting the requirements of 40 CFR Part 70.
Revisions to monitoring and testing requirements and compliance certification procedures were promulgated with the Compliance Assurance Monitoring rule on October 22, 1997 at 62 FR 54899.
Guidance memoranda have been prepared to define, discuss, and clarify the requirements for an approvable State or local title V permitting program. Copies of these memoranda are available for download on EPA's Technology Transfer Network (the OAQPS TTN).
The EPA offices listed below are responsible for general program requirements and overall coordination.
By November 15, 1993, operating permits programs were to have been submitted for all States and territories consistent with the Operating Permits Program regulations.
Submittals were required from the 50 States, District of Columbia and U.S. Trust Territories and Possessions.
In many cases, local programs are responsible for developing and implementing the operating permits programs for their areas of jurisdiction. For example, 34 local programs in California will implement the permit program across the State.
Steps in the approval process:
The approval status of state, local, and territorial operating permits programs are summarized on subsequent pages. Since the programs are reviewed and approved by EPA regional offices, program summaries are grouped by region.
|Region I||Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont|
|Region II||New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands|
|Region III||Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia|
|Region IV||Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, N. Carolina, S. Carolina, Tennessee|
|Region V||Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin|
|Region VI||Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas|
|Region VII||Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska|
|Region VIII||Colorado, Montana, N. Dakota, S. Dakota, Utah, Wyoming|
|Region IX||Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, American Samoa, Guam, Northern Marianas Islands|
|Region X||Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington
What changes are coming?
EPA will take final action on the permit revision procedures in the Federal Operating Permit Regulations (40 CFR Part 71) upon promulgation of revisions to 40 CFR Part 70.
EPA will take final action on proposed revisions to the Federal Operating Permit Regulations (40 CFR Part 71) for issuing permits in Indian Country.