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Status of West Virginia Designated Areas

West Virginia Areas by NAAQS
As of 02/11/2018

Jump to West 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)


West Virginia CO (1971) Areas     Return to map
 
No designated areas for this pollutant.

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

No designated areas for this pollutant.

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

No designated areas for this pollutant.

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

No designated areas for this pollutant.

West 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
Charleston Area Maintenance (NAAQS revoked) 01/06/1992 Moderate 248,549 2014-2016 0.080 Yes 24 / 24 09/06/1994
59 FR 45985
11/13/1992 09/06/1994
59 FR 45985
Greenbrier Area Maintenance (NAAQS revoked) 01/06/1992 Marginal 35,480 2014-2016 0.068 Yes 4 / 4 03/20/1995
60 FR 3349
09/09/1994 09/18/1995
60 FR 39857
Huntington-Ashland Area Maintenance (NAAQS revoked) 11/15/1990 Moderate 138,800 2014-2016 0.080 Yes 23 / 23 12/21/1994
59 FR 65719
11/12/1992 12/21/1994
59 FR 65719
Parkersburg-Marietta Area Maintenance (NAAQS revoked) 01/06/1992 Moderate 86,956 2014-2016 0.082 Yes 23 / 23 09/06/1994
59 FR 45978
11/13/1992 09/06/1994
59 FR 45978

West Virginia 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
Effective Date
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FR notice
Charleston Area Maintenance (NAAQS revoked) 06/15/2004 Former Subpart 1 248,549 2014-2016 0.067 Yes 4 / 0 08/10/2006
71 FR 39001
11/03/2005 08/10/2006
71 FR 39001
Huntington-Ashland Area Maintenance (NAAQS revoked) 06/15/2004 Former Subpart 1 138,800 2014-2016 0.066 Yes 4 / 0 10/16/2006
71 FR 54421
05/17/2006 10/16/2006
71 FR 54421
Parkersburg-Marietta Area Maintenance (NAAQS revoked) 06/15/2004 Former Subpart 1 86,956 2014-2016 0.068 Yes 4 / 0 06/07/2007
72 FR 25967
09/08/2006 06/07/2007
72 FR 25967
Steubenville-Weirton Area Maintenance (NAAQS revoked) 06/15/2004 Former Subpart 1 54,745 2014-2016 0.065 Yes 4 / 0 06/13/2007
72 FR 27060
08/03/2006 06/13/2007
72 FR 27060
Wheeling Area Maintenance (NAAQS revoked) 06/15/2004 Former Subpart 1 77,550 2014-2016 0.068 Yes 4 / 0 06/14/2007
72 FR 27247
07/24/2006 06/14/2007
72 FR 27247

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

No designated areas for this pollutant.

West Virginia 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
Brooke; Follansbee area Maintenance 11/15/1990 Moderate 2,674 2014-2016   No Data 3 / 3 10/27/2003
68 FR 51459
05/12/2003 10/27/2003
68 FR 51459
Hancock and Brooke Counties (Part); The city of Weirton Maintenance 01/20/1994 Moderate 14,199 2014-2016   Yes 3 / 3 08/14/2006
71 FR 40023
05/24/2004 08/14/2006
71 FR 40023

West 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
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FR notice
Redesignation
Request Date
Redesignation
Citation
Effective Date
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FR notice
Charleston Maintenance (NAAQS revoked) 04/05/2005 Former Subpart 1 248,549 2014-2016 9.0 Yes 5 / 1 11/10/2011
76 FR 62640
12/07/2012 04/30/2014
79 FR 17884
Huntington-Ashland Maintenance (NAAQS revoked) 04/05/2005 Former Subpart 1 141,206 2014-2016 8.7 Yes 5 / 1 10/07/2011
76 FR 55542
07/05/2011 12/28/2012
77 FR 76415
Martinsburg-Hagerstown Maintenance (NAAQS revoked) 04/05/2005 Moderate 104,169 2014-2016 9.9 Yes 5 / 1 02/09/2012
77 FR 1411
08/05/2013 12/26/2014
79 FR 70099
Parkersburg-Marietta Maintenance (NAAQS revoked) 04/05/2005 Former Subpart 1 88,538 2014-2016 8.9 Yes 5 / 1 01/03/2012
76 FR 75464
03/06/2012 09/12/2013
78 FR 56168
Steubenville-Weirton Maintenance (NAAQS revoked) 04/05/2005 Former Subpart 1 54,745 2014-2016 10.5 Yes 5 / 1 10/14/2011
76 FR 56641
04/17/2012 04/17/2014
79 FR 15019
Wheeling Maintenance (NAAQS revoked) 04/05/2005 Former Subpart 1 77,550 2014-2016 10.2 Yes 5 / 1 01/03/2012
76 FR 75464
03/13/2012 09/30/2013
78 FR 59841

West Virginia 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
Click to view
FR notice
Redesignation
Request Date
Redesignation
Citation
Effective Date
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FR notice
Charleston Maintenance 12/14/2009 Former Subpart 1 248,549 2014-2016 19 Yes 6 / 1 12/19/2011
76 FR 71450
12/07/2012 04/30/2014
79 FR 17884
Steubenville-Weirton Maintenance 12/14/2009 Former Subpart 1 54,745 2014-2016 23 Yes 6 / 1 06/13/2012
77 FR 28264
06/12/2012 04/17/2014
79 FR 15019

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

No designated areas for this pollutant.

West Virginia 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
Click to view
FR notice
Redesignation
Request Date
Redesignation
Citation
Effective Date
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FR notice
Hancock County (Part) The city of Weirton, including Butler and Clay: Magisterial Districts Maintenance 01/20/1994   15,801 2016 3 / 11 Yes 1 / 1 03/11/2005
70 FR 1664
07/27/2004 03/11/2005
70 FR 1664
New Manchester-Grant magisterial district in Hancock County Maintenance 11/15/1990   8,706 2016 3 / 7 Yes 1 / 1 08/08/2005
70 FR 33364
07/27/2004 08/08/2005
70 FR 33364

West Virginia SO2 (2010) 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
3 Year
1-⁠Hour
Design Value
(ppb)
(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
Marshall Nonattainment 10/04/2013   20,365 2014-2016 44 Yes 6 / 1  
 
   
Steubenville Nonattainment 10/04/2013   19,413 2014-2016 40 Yes 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.