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Status of Minnesota Designated Areas

Minnesota Areas by NAAQS
As of 11/12/2017

Jump to Minnesota section for: CO (1971) Lead (1978) Lead (2008) NO2 (1971) Ozone-1Hr (1979) Ozone-8Hr (1997) Ozone-8Hr (2008) PM-10 (1987) PM-2.5 (1997) PM-2.5 (2006) PM-2.5 (2012) SO2 (1971) SO2 (2010)


Minnesota CO (1971) Areas    Return to map
 
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Area
Status Designation
Date
Classification 2010
Population
(state portion)
Meets NAAQS
Basis
Design Value
Annual
(ppm)
(entire area)
Meets
NAAQS
SIP
Requirements
Original/
Approved
Clean Air
Determination
Citation
Effective Date
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FR notice
Redesignation
Request Date
Redesignation
Citation
Effective Date
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FR notice
Duluth Area Maintenance 01/06/1992 Moderate <= 12.7ppm 85,857 2016   No Data 4 / 4 06/13/1994
59 FR 17708
10/30/1992 06/13/1994
59 FR 17708
Minneapolis-St. Paul Area Maintenance 11/15/1990 Moderate <= 12.7ppm 2,920,178 2016 1.7 Yes 5 / 5 11/29/1999
64 FR 58347
05/13/1999 11/29/1999
64 FR 58347

Minnesota Lead (1978) Areas    Return to map     Top of page

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Area
Status Designation
Date
Classification 2010
Population
(state portion)
Meets NAAQS
Basis
Design Value
Annual
(µg/m3)
(entire area)
Meets
NAAQS
SIP
Requirements
Original/
Approved
Clean Air
Determination
Citation
Effective Date
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FR notice
Redesignation
Request Date
Redesignation
Citation
Effective Date
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FR notice
Dakota County (part) Maintenance 01/06/1992   318,833 2009-2010   No Data 1 / 1 12/19/1994
59 FR 52431
07/02/1993 12/19/1994
59 FR 52431

Minnesota Lead (2008) Areas    Return to map     Top of page

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Area
Status Designation
Date
Classification 2010
Population
(state portion)
Meets NAAQS
Basis
Design Value
Annual
(µg/m3)
(entire area)
Meets
NAAQS
SIP
Requirements
Original/
Approved
Clean Air
Determination
Citation
Effective Date
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FR notice
Redesignation
Request Date
Redesignation
Citation
Effective Date
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FR notice
Eagan Nonattainment 12/31/2010   8,997 2014-2016 0.13 Yes 6 / 0 10/23/2015
80 FR 51127
   

Minnesota NO2 (1971) Areas     Return to map Top of page

No designated areas for this pollutant.

Minnesota Ozone-1Hr (1979) Areas     Return to map Top of page

No designated areas for this pollutant.

Minnesota Ozone-8Hr (1997) Areas     Return to map Top of page

No designated areas for this pollutant.

Minnesota Ozone-8Hr (2008) Areas     Return to map Top of page

No designated areas for this pollutant.

Minnesota PM-10 (1987) Areas    Return to map     Top of page

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Area
Status Designation
Date
Classification 2010
Population
(state portion)
Meets NAAQS
Basis
Design Value
(entire area)
Meets
NAAQS
SIP
Requirements
Original/
Approved
Clean Air
Determination
Citation
Effective Date
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FR notice
Redesignation
Request Date
Redesignation
Citation
Effective Date
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FR notice
Olmsted County; (part) Maintenance 11/15/1990 Moderate 96,199 2014-2016   No Data 3 / 3 07/31/1995
60 FR 28339
09/07/1994 07/31/1995
60 FR 28339
Ramsey County; (part) Maintenance 11/15/1990 Moderate 284,783 2014-2016   Yes 3 / 3 09/24/2002
67 FR 48787
06/20/2002 09/24/2002
67 FR 48787

Minnesota PM-2.5 (1997) Areas     Return to map Top of page

No designated areas for this pollutant.

Minnesota PM-2.5 (2006) Areas     Return to map Top of page

No designated areas for this pollutant.

Minnesota PM-2.5 (2012) Areas     Return to map Top of page

No designated areas for this pollutant.

Minnesota SO2 (1971) Areas    Return to map     Top of page

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to view SIP Required Elements


Area
Status Designation
Date
Classification 2010
Population
(state portion)
Meets NAAQS
Basis
Design Value
Annual/24-Hr
(ppb)
(entire area)
Meets
NAAQS
SIP
Requirements
Original/
Approved
Clean Air
Determination
Citation
Effective Date
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FR notice
Redesignation
Request Date
Redesignation
Citation
Effective Date
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FR notice
AQCR 131: Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott, and Washington counties (Minneapolis-St. Paul) Maintenance 11/15/1990   2,849,567 2016 1 / 5 Yes 1 / 1 07/14/1997
62 FR 26230
11/02/1995 07/14/1997
62 FR 26230
Olmsted; City of Rochester Maintenance 03/03/1978   106,769 2016   /   No Data 0 / 0 05/08/2001
66 FR 14087
11/04/1999 05/08/2001
66 FR 14087

Minnesota SO2 (2010) Areas     Return to map Top of page

No designated areas for this pollutant.
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Current and historical design value data can be found on the EPA Air Quality Design Values website and the EPA Green Book contains comprehensive nonattainment area, designation status, and historical information.

The level of the 1-hour NAAQS for sulfur dioxide is 75 parts per billion (ppb) calculated as the 3-year average of the 99th percentile of the annual distribution of daily maximum 1-hour average concentrations.