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Status of Rhode Island Designated Areas

Rhode Island Areas by NAAQS
As of 11/19/2017

Jump to Rhode Island 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)


Rhode Island CO (1971) Areas     Return to map
 
No designated areas for this pollutant.

Rhode Island Lead (1978) Areas     Return to map Top of page

No designated areas for this pollutant.

Rhode Island Lead (2008) Areas     Return to map Top of page

No designated areas for this pollutant.

Rhode Island NO2 (1971) Areas     Return to map Top of page

No designated areas for this pollutant.

Rhode Island Ozone-1Hr (1979) 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
(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
Providence (all of RI) Area Nonattainment (NAAQS revoked) 11/15/1990 Serious 1,052,567 2014-2016 0.092 Yes 26 / 26  
 
   
OTR 1990               5 / 5  
 
   
OTR               13 / 13  
 
   

Rhode Island Ozone-8Hr (1997) 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
(ppm)
(entire area)
Meets
NAAQS
SIP
Requirements
Original/
Approved
Clean Air
Determination
Citation
Effective Date
Click to view
FR notice
Redesignation
Request Date
Redesignation
Citation
Effective Date
Click to view
FR notice
Providence (all of RI) Area Nonattainment (NAAQS revoked) 06/15/2004 Subpart 2/Moderate 1,052,567 2014-2016 0.070 Yes 53 / 41 11/22/2010
75 FR 64949
   
OTR               46 / 36  
 
   

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

Click on the Area name
to view SIP Required Elements


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
Click to view
FR notice
Redesignation
Request Date
Redesignation
Citation
Effective Date
Click to view
FR notice
OTR               47 / 0  
 
   

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

No designated areas for this pollutant.

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

No designated areas for this pollutant.

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

No designated areas for this pollutant.

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

No designated areas for this pollutant.

Rhode Island SO2 (1971) Areas     Return to map Top of page

No designated areas for this pollutant.

Rhode Island SO2 (2010) Areas     Return to map Top of page

No designated areas for this pollutant.
We have made our best effort to ensure that the data contained in these reports is accurate. We note that there may be brief delays in updating the reports as we receive new state submissions and we take rulemaking action on plans. In order to assist us in providing accurate information, we request that you contact us by clicking on the "Contact Us" link near the top of this page with any comments regarding or corrections to the posted information, including concerns about whether the entries reflect the most recent status.

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.