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Status of Pennsylvania Designated Areas

Pennsylvania Areas by NAAQS
As of 11/19/2017

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Pennsylvania 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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Redesignation
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Philadelphia-Camden County Area Maintenance 11/15/1990 Moderate <= 12.7ppm 673,750 2016 1.9 Yes 4 / 4 03/15/1996
61 FR 2926
09/08/1995 03/15/1996
61 FR 2926
Pittsburgh Area Maintenance 11/15/1990 Not Classified 320,395 2016 1.2 Yes 1 / 1 01/13/2003
67 FR 68521
08/17/2001 01/13/2003
67 FR 68521

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

No designated areas for this pollutant.

Pennsylvania 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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Redesignation
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Lower Beaver Valley Nonattainment 12/31/2010   17,654 2014-2016 0.2 No 6 / 6  
 
   
Lyons Nonattainment 12/31/2010   19,480 2014-2016 0.04 Yes 6 / 2 01/28/2015
79 FR 77911
   
North Reading Nonattainment 12/31/2010   29,334 2014-2016 0.03 Yes 6 / 6  
 
   

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

No designated areas for this pollutant.

Pennsylvania Ozone-1Hr (1979) 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
(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
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Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton Area Nonattainment (NAAQS revoked) 11/15/1990 Marginal 712,481 2014-2016 0.085 Yes 8 / 8 03/20/1995
60 FR 3349
   
Altoona Area Nonattainment (NAAQS revoked) 01/06/1992 Marginal 127,089 2014-2016 0.081 Yes 9 / 9 03/20/1995
60 FR 3349
   
Erie Area Nonattainment (NAAQS revoked) 11/15/1990 Marginal 280,566 2014-2016 0.078 Yes 8 / 8 03/20/1995
60 FR 3349
   
Harrisburg-Lebanon-Carlisle Area Nonattainment (NAAQS revoked) 11/15/1990 Marginal 683,043 2014-2016 0.087 Yes 8 / 8 03/20/1995
60 FR 3349
   
Johnstown Area Nonattainment (NAAQS revoked) 01/06/1992 Marginal 221,421 2014-2016 0.075 Yes 9 / 9 03/20/1995
60 FR 3349
   
Lancaster Area Nonattainment (NAAQS revoked) 11/15/1990 Marginal 519,445 2014-2016 0.084 Yes 8 / 8 03/20/1995
60 FR 3349
   
Philadelphia-Wilmington-Trenton Area Nonattainment (NAAQS revoked) 11/15/1990 Severe-15 4,008,994 2014-2016 0.101 Yes 29 / 28 08/25/2008
73 FR 43360
   
Pittsburgh-Beaver Valley Area Maintenance (NAAQS revoked) 11/15/1990 Moderate 2,356,285 2014-2016 0.085 Yes 24 / 24 11/19/2001
66 FR 53094
04/09/2001 11/19/2001
66 FR 53094
Reading Area Maintenance (NAAQS revoked) 11/15/1990 Moderate 411,442 2014-2016 0.084 Yes 24 / 24 06/06/1997
62 FR 24826
01/28/1997 06/06/1997
62 FR 24826
Scranton-Wilkes-Barre Area Nonattainment (NAAQS revoked) 11/15/1990 Marginal 800,768 2014-2016 0.081 Yes 8 / 8 03/20/1995
60 FR 3349
   
York Area Nonattainment (NAAQS revoked) 11/15/1990 Marginal 536,379 2014-2016 0.085 Yes 8 / 8 03/20/1995
60 FR 3349
   
Youngstown-Warren-Sharon Area Nonattainment (NAAQS revoked) 11/15/1990 Marginal 116,638 2014-2016 0.079 Yes 9 / 9 03/20/1995
60 FR 3349
   
OTR 1990               5 / 5  
 
   
OTR               13 / 13  
 
   

Pennsylvania Ozone-8Hr (1997) 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
(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
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Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton Area Maintenance (NAAQS revoked) 06/15/2004 Former Subpart 1 712,481 2014-2016 0.070 Yes 4 / 0 04/03/2008
73 FR 11557
06/26/2007 04/03/2008
73 FR 11557
Altoona Area Maintenance (NAAQS revoked) 06/15/2004 Former Subpart 1 127,089 2014-2016 0.063 Yes 4 / 0 08/01/2007
72 FR 41906
02/08/2007 08/01/2007
72 FR 41906
Clearfield and Indiana Counties Area Maintenance (NAAQS revoked) 06/15/2004 Former Subpart 1 170,522 2014-2016 0.070 Yes 4 / 0 04/20/2009
74 FR 11674
06/14/2007 04/20/2009
74 FR 11674
Erie Area Maintenance (NAAQS revoked) 06/15/2004 Former Subpart 1 280,566 2014-2016 0.066 Yes 4 / 0 11/08/2007
72 FR 57207
04/24/2007 11/08/2007
72 FR 57207
Franklin County Area Maintenance (NAAQS revoked) 06/15/2004 Former Subpart 1 149,618 2014-2016 0.060 Yes 4 / 0 07/25/2007
72 FR 40746
12/14/2006 07/25/2007
72 FR 40746
Greene County Area Maintenance (NAAQS revoked) 06/15/2004 Former Subpart 1 38,686 2014-2016 0.067 Yes 4 / 0 04/20/2009
74 FR 11671
01/25/2007 04/20/2009
74 FR 11671
Harrisburg-Lebanon-Carlisle Area Maintenance (NAAQS revoked) 06/15/2004 Former Subpart 1 683,043 2014-2016 0.071 Yes 4 / 0 07/25/2007
72 FR 40749
03/27/2007 07/25/2007
72 FR 40749
Johnstown Area Maintenance (NAAQS revoked) 06/15/2004 Former Subpart 1 143,679 2014-2016 0.063 Yes 4 / 0 08/01/2007
72 FR 41903
03/27/2007 08/01/2007
72 FR 41903
Lancaster Area Maintenance (NAAQS revoked) 06/15/2004 Subpart 2/Marginal 519,445 2014-2016 0.069 Yes 3 / 1 07/06/2007
72 FR 36889
08/01/2006 07/06/2007
72 FR 36889
Philadelphia-Wilmington-Atlantic City Area Nonattainment (NAAQS revoked) 06/15/2004 Subpart 2/Moderate 4,008,994 2014-2016 0.077 Yes 53 / 48 04/25/2012
77 FR 17341
   
Pittsburgh-Beaver Valley Nonattainment (NAAQS revoked) 06/15/2004 Subpart 2/Moderate 2,356,285 2014-2016 0.070 Yes 53 / 48 05/06/2013
78 FR 20244
   
Reading Area Maintenance (NAAQS revoked) 06/15/2004 Former Subpart 1 411,442 2014-2016 0.071 Yes 4 / 0 09/10/2007
72 FR 48559
01/25/2007 09/10/2007
72 FR 48559
Scranton-Wilkes-Barre Area Maintenance (NAAQS revoked) 06/15/2004 Former Subpart 1 733,473 2014-2016 0.067 Yes 4 / 0 12/19/2007
72 FR 64948
06/12/2007 12/19/2007
72 FR 64948
State College Area Maintenance (NAAQS revoked) 06/15/2004 Former Subpart 1 153,990 2014-2016 0.065 Yes 4 / 0 12/14/2007
72 FR 63990
06/12/2007 12/14/2007
72 FR 63990
Tioga County Area Maintenance (NAAQS revoked) 06/15/2004 Former Subpart 1 41,981 2014-2016 0.063 Yes 4 / 0 07/06/2007
72 FR 36892
09/01/2006 07/06/2007
72 FR 36892
York Area Maintenance (NAAQS revoked) 06/15/2004 Former Subpart 1 536,379 2014-2016 0.067 Yes 4 / 0 02/13/2008
73 FR 2163
06/14/2007 02/13/2008
73 FR 2163
Youngstown-Warren-Sharon Area Maintenance (NAAQS revoked) 06/15/2004 Former Subpart 1 116,638 2014-2016 0.069 Yes 4 / 0 11/19/2007
72 FR 59213
03/27/2007 11/19/2007
72 FR 59213
OTR               46 / 41  
 
   

Pennsylvania Ozone-8Hr (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
(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
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Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton Nonattainment 07/20/2012 Marginal 712,481 2014-2016 0.070 Yes 3 / 1 06/03/2016
81 FR 26697
   
Lancaster Nonattainment 07/20/2012 Marginal 519,445 2014-2016 0.069 Yes 3 / 1 06/03/2016
81 FR 26697
   
Philadelphia-Wilmington-Atlantic City Nonattainment 07/20/2012 Marginal 4,008,994 2014-2016 0.077 No 3 / 1 12/04/2017
82 FR 50814
   
Pittsburgh-Beaver Valley Nonattainment 07/20/2012 Marginal 2,356,285 2014-2016 0.070 Yes 3 / 1 01/05/2017
81 FR 87819
   
Reading Nonattainment 07/20/2012 Marginal 411,442 2014-2016 0.071 Yes 3 / 1 06/03/2016
81 FR 26697
   
OTR               47 / 4  
 
   

Pennsylvania 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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Redesignation
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Allegheny County; The area including Liberty, Lincoln, Port Vue, and Glassport Boroughs and the City of Clairton Maintenance 11/15/1990 Moderate 18,700 2014-2016   Yes 3 / 3 10/14/2003
68 FR 53515
10/28/2002 10/14/2003
68 FR 53515

Pennsylvania PM-2.5 (1997) 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
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FR notice
Harrisburg-Lebanon-Carlisle Maintenance (NAAQS revoked) 04/05/2005 Moderate 637,074 2014-2016 11.2 Yes 5 / 2 09/27/2011
76 FR 45424
04/24/2014 12/08/2014
79 FR 72552
Johnstown Maintenance (NAAQS revoked) 04/05/2005 Moderate 156,923 2014-2016 10.7 Yes 5 / 2 09/27/2011
76 FR 45424
12/04/2014 07/16/2015
80 FR 42046
Lancaster Maintenance (NAAQS revoked) 04/05/2005 Moderate 519,445 2014-2016 12.8 Yes 5 / 2 09/27/2011
76 FR 45424
04/30/2014 07/16/2015
80 FR 42050
Liberty-Clairton Nonattainment 04/05/2005 Moderate 20,789 2014-2016 12.8 Yes 8 / 2 11/25/2013
78 FR 63881
   
Philadelphia-Wilmington Maintenance (NAAQS revoked) 04/05/2005 Moderate 4,008,994 2014-2016 11.5 Yes 6 / 5 06/15/2012
77 FR 28782
09/05/2014 04/21/2015
80 FR 22112
Pittsburgh-Beaver Valley Maintenance (NAAQS revoked) 04/05/2005 Moderate 2,142,981 2014-2016 11.0 Yes 6 / 2 10/12/2012
77 FR 62147
12/22/2014 10/02/2015
80 FR 59624
Reading Maintenance (NAAQS revoked) 04/05/2005 Moderate 411,442 2014-2016 9.6 Yes 5 / 2 09/27/2011
76 FR 45424
12/04/2013 03/04/2015
80 FR 11580
York Maintenance (NAAQS revoked) 04/05/2005 Moderate 434,972 2014-2016 9.9 Yes 5 / 2 09/27/2011
76 FR 45424
04/24/2014 12/08/2014
79 FR 72552

Pennsylvania PM-2.5 (2006) Areas    Return to map
Area designated nonattainment for the 24-hour standard     Top of page

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Area
Status Designation
Date
Classification 2010
Population
(state portion)
Meets NAAQS
Basis
Design Value
24-Hr
(µg/m3)
(entire area)
Meets
NAAQS
SIP
Requirements
Original/
Approved
Clean Air
Determination
Citation
Effective Date
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Redesignation
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Redesignation
Citation
Effective Date
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FR notice
Allentown Maintenance 12/14/2009 Moderate 647,232 2014-2016 24 Yes 6 / 2 04/30/2012
77 FR 18922
09/05/2014 04/13/2015
80 FR 19548
Harrisburg-Lebanon-Carlisle-York Maintenance 12/14/2009 Moderate 1,072,046 2014-2016 31 Yes 6 / 2 04/30/2012
77 FR 18922
04/24/2014 12/08/2014
79 FR 72552
Johnstown Maintenance 12/14/2009 Moderate 156,923 2014-2016 26 Yes 6 / 2 04/30/2012
77 FR 18922
12/04/2014 07/16/2015
80 FR 42046
Lancaster Maintenance 12/14/2009 Moderate 519,445 2014-2016 33 Yes 6 / 2 04/30/2012
77 FR 18922
04/30/2014 07/16/2015
80 FR 42050
Liberty-Clairton Nonattainment 12/14/2009 Moderate 20,789 2014-2016 36 No 8 / 2 06/09/2017
82 FR 21711
   
Philadelphia-Wilmington Maintenance 12/14/2009 Moderate 4,008,994 2014-2016 27 Yes 6 / 2 01/07/2013
78 FR 882
09/05/2014 04/21/2015
80 FR 22112
Pittsburgh-Beaver Valley Maintenance 12/14/2009 Moderate 2,142,981 2014-2016 25 Yes 6 / 2 05/02/2014
79 FR 25014
12/22/2014 10/02/2015
80 FR 59624

Pennsylvania PM-2.5 (2012) 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
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Allegheny County Nonattainment 04/15/2015 Moderate 1,223,348 2014-2016 12.8 No 7 / 0  
 
   
Delaware County Nonattainment 04/15/2015 Moderate 558,979 2014-2016 11.5 Yes 7 / 0 03/21/2017
81 FR 89868
   
Lebanon County Nonattainment 04/15/2015 Moderate 133,568 2014-2016 11.2 Yes 7 / 0  
 
   

Pennsylvania SO2 (1971) 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/24-Hr
(ppb)
(entire area)
Meets
NAAQS
SIP
Requirements
Original/
Approved
Clean Air
Determination
Citation
Effective Date
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Allegheny County Air Basin: Hazelwood monitor Maintenance 09/12/1978   387,190 2016   /   No Data 0 / 0 08/20/2004
69 FR 43522
  08/20/2004
69 FR 43522
Armstrong County: Madison Twp, Mahoning Twp, Boggs Twp, Washington Twp, Pine Twp Nonattainment 11/15/1990   4,516     /     0 / 0  
 
   
Warren County: Conewago Twp Maintenance 11/15/1990   3,594 2016 2 / 16 Yes 1 / 1 08/02/2004
69 FR 39860
  08/02/2004
69 FR 39860
Warren County: Warren Boro, Pleasant Twp, Glade Twp Maintenance 01/20/1994   15,781 2016   /   No Data 1 / 1 08/02/2004
69 FR 39860
  08/02/2004
69 FR 39860

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

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Area
Status Designation
Date
Classification 2010
Population
(state portion)
Meets NAAQS
Basis
3 Year
1-⁠Hour
Design Value
(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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Allegheny Nonattainment 10/04/2013   126,934 2014-2016 94 No 6 / 0  
 
   
Beaver Nonattainment 10/04/2013   14,780 2014-2016 33 Yes 6 / 0  
 
   
Indiana Nonattainment 10/04/2013   92,778 2014-2016   Insufficient Data 6 / 0  
 
   
Warren Nonattainment 10/04/2013   18,056 2014-2016 92 No 6 / 0  
 
   
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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.