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New Jersey: Revised Transportation Conformity Budgets

Federal Register Dates:
June 28, 2004 Proposal 69 FR 36035
August 30, 2004 Final Rule 69 FR 52834

EPA Approval Date:
EPA's approval of Revised Transportation Conformity Budgets were effective on August 30, 2004.

State Submittal:
On May 21, 2004 the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) submitted to EPA a SIP revision which incorporates revised transportation conformity budgets for carbon monoxide and ozone.

Affected Areas:
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island Area includes: Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, and Union Counties.

Carbon monoxide:
Monmouth, Morris, Middlesex, Somerset, Ocean, Passaic, Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Union, Atlantic, Salem, Burlington, Camden, Mercer Counties

The SIP revision contains revised transportation conformity budgets for carbon monoxide and ozone precursors. These budgets were revised to reflect updated modeling estimates, as well as updated vehicle registration data. These budgets will help the State continue to maintain the carbon monoxide National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) and to continue progress in attaining the 1-hour NAAQS for ozone in the Northern New Jersey-New York-Long Island nonattainment area (NAA). The revision also included revised 1997, 2005, 2007 and 2014 motor vehicle emission inventories calculated using MOBILE6.

New Regulations Included As Part of the SIP:


EPA Region 2 Contact:
Reema Persaud (212) 637-3760


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