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Air Pollution Proposed, Emergency, and Recently Adopted Regulations

Recent Adoptions

Adopted Part 200.1 - Effective Date: September 17, 2014

The definition of "nonattainment area" in 6 NYCRR Section 200.1 was revised to remove the counties of Suffolk, Nassau, Richmond, Kings, Queens, New York, Bronx, Westchester, Rockland and Orange from the list of counties designated nonattainment for fine particulate matter (PM2.5).

Adopted Subpart 482-2 Operating Program Fees - Effective date: June 18, 2014

This regulation establishes the fee to be paid by all facilities that are subject to the requirements of Title V of the Federal Clean Air Act (Act).

Adopted Revisions to Part 242, CO2 Budget Trading Program - Effective date: January 1, 2014

The Department has adopted the revisions to 6 NYCRR Part 242, CO2 Budget Trading Program and 6 NYCRR Part 200, General Provisions. The revisions to Part 242 implement the reduction in the CO2 emissions cap and other updates to the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.

Adopted Repeal and Replacement of Part 240, Transportation Conformity - Effective date: September 13, 2013

The Department has adopted the repeal of existing 6 NYCRR Part 240 (Part 240), Conformity to State or Federal Implementation Plans of Transportation Plans, Programs, and Projects Developed, Funded or Approved Under Title 23 U.S.C. or the Federal Transit Laws and has replaced it with a new Part 240, Transportation Conformity. The Department has also simultaneously revised 6 NYCRR Parts 200, General Provisions in relation to the new Part 240.

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