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Status of Virginia Designated Areas

Virginia Areas by NAAQS
As of 10/15/2017

Jump to Virginia 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)


Virginia 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
Washington Area Maintenance 11/15/1990 Moderate <= 12.7ppm 347,593 2016 2.3 Yes 4 / 4 03/15/1996
61 FR 2931
10/04/1995 03/15/1996
61 FR 2931

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

No designated areas for this pollutant.

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

No designated areas for this pollutant.

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

No designated areas for this pollutant.

Virginia 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
Citation
Effective Date
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FR notice
Norfolk-Virginia Beach-Newport News (Hampton Roads) Area Maintenance (NAAQS revoked) 01/06/1992 Marginal 1,559,972 2014-2016 0.075 Yes 4 / 4 07/28/1997
62 FR 34408
08/27/1996 07/28/1997
62 FR 34408
Richmond Area Maintenance (NAAQS revoked) 11/15/1990 Moderate 967,312 2014-2016 0.085 Yes 23 / 23 12/17/1997
62 FR 61237
07/26/1996 12/17/1997
62 FR 61237
Smyth County Area; White Top Mountain Nonattainment (NAAQS revoked) 01/06/1992 Rural Transport (Marginal) 0       4 / 4  
 
10/02/1996  
Washington Area Nonattainment (NAAQS revoked) 11/15/1990 Severe-15 2,359,584 2014-2016 0.093 Yes 27 / 27 08/25/2008
73 FR 43360
   
OTR 1990               5 / 5  
 
   
OTR               13 / 13  
 
   

Virginia 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
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FR notice
Fredericksburg Area Maintenance (NAAQS revoked) 06/15/2004 Subpart 2/Moderate 275,644 2014-2016 0.063 Yes 53 / 0 01/23/2006
70 FR 76165
05/02/2005 01/23/2006
70 FR 76165
Madison and Page Counties (Shenandoah NP) Area Maintenance (NAAQS revoked) 06/15/2004 Former Subpart 1 2,026 2014-2016 0.063 Yes 4 / 0 02/02/2006
71 FR 24
09/21/2005 02/02/2006
71 FR 24
Norfolk-Virginia Beach-Newport News (Hampton Roads) Area Maintenance (NAAQS revoked) 06/15/2004 Subpart 2/Marginal 1,632,100 2014-2016 0.063 Yes 3 / 1 06/01/2007
72 FR 30490
10/16/2006 06/01/2007
72 FR 30490
Richmond-Petersburg Area Maintenance (NAAQS revoked) 06/15/2004 Subpart 2/Marginal 1,042,651 2014-2016 0.063 Yes 3 / 1 06/18/2007
72 FR 30485
09/25/2006 06/18/2007
72 FR 30485
Washington Area Nonattainment (NAAQS revoked) 06/15/2004 Subpart 2/Moderate 2,230,623 2014-2016 0.072 Yes 53 / 45 03/29/2012
77 FR 11739
   
OTR               46 / 34  
 
   

Virginia 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
Click to view
FR notice
Redesignation
Request Date
Redesignation
Citation
Effective Date
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FR notice
Washington Nonattainment 07/20/2012 Marginal 2,230,623 2014-2016   Insufficient Data 3 / 1  
 
   
OTR               47 / 0  
 
   

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

No designated areas for this pollutant.

Virginia PM-2.5 (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
(µg/m3)
(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
Washington Maintenance (NAAQS revoked) 04/05/2005 Moderate 2,230,623 2014-2016 9.1 Yes 6 / 1 02/09/2012
77 FR 1411
06/06/2013 11/05/2014
79 FR 60081

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

No designated areas for this pollutant.

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

No designated areas for this pollutant.

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

No designated areas for this pollutant.

Virginia 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.