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New York Ozone SIP: Nitrogen Oxides Budget and Allowance Trading Program (NOx SIP Call)

Federal Register Dates:
May 22, 2001 Final Rule 66 FR 28059
December 6, 2000 Proposal 65 FR 76197

EPA Approval Date:
EPA's approval of New York's Nitrogen Oxides Budget and Allowance Trading Program was effective on June 21, 2001.

State Submittal:
SIP revision dated April 3, 2000, April 18, 2000 and May 16, 2000.

Affected Areas:

This revision responds to the EPA's regulation entitled, "Finding of Significant Contribution and Rulemaking for Certain States in the Ozone Transport Assessment Group Region for Purposes of Reducing Regional Transport of Ozone," otherwise known as the "NOx SIP Call." The SIP revision includes a narrative and a regulation that establish a statewide nitrogen oxides (NOx) budget and a NOx allowance trading program that begins in 2003 for large electricity generating and industrial sources.

New or Revised Regulations Included As Part of the SIP:
Part 200, "General Provisions," Part 204, "NOx Budget Trading Program," Subpart 227-1, "Stationary Combustion Installations," Subpart 227-2, "Reasonably Available Control Technology (RACT) for Oxides of Nitrogen (NOx)" and Subpart 227-3, "Pre-2003 Nitrogen Oxides Emissions Budget and Allowance Program"


EPA Region 2 Contact:
Anthony Gardella (212) 637-3892


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