Area Designations for 1997 Ground-level Ozone Standards
Region 8: Recommendations and EPA Response
EPA originally asked the states and tribes to recommend whether or not areas
were in attainment in 2000. Many states and tribes complied, but because of continuing
litigation, the Agency deferred designation action.|
EPA asked the states and tribes to, by July 15, 2003, either reaffirm or revise their 2000 recommendations or submit new recommendations. EPA will make its final designations based upon these reaffirmed, revised, or new recommendations. State recommendations and EPA response letters are presented here. EPA will make final designations by April 15, 2004.
Tribal information for both 2000 and 2003 is available on the Tribal Recommendations page.
Correspondence from persons outside the agency is catalogued on the outside correspondence page.
2003 EPA Intended Designations (Not Final)This table lists counties the EPA intends to designate nonattainment in 2003. EPA will make official designations in 2004.
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Recommendation and Response Documents
You will need Adobe Reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA's PDF page to learn more.The documents listed below are states' submittals to EPA's request for recommendations on the designations of areas for the 8-hour ozone standard and EPA's responses to those submittals. EPA will make final designations by April 15, 2004.
The quality of these PDF files are quite variable, and are the result of the quality of the documents provided to Ozone Policy and Strategies Group (OPSG) at this time. OPSG will update the quality and completeness of these files as the documents become available.
Region 8: State Recommendations and EPA Response Letters
|State||2000 Recommendation||2003 Recommendation||EPA Response||State Remarks on EPA Response|
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Region 8 tribal information
2003 State RecommendationsThis table lists only counties within Region 8 recommended by the states for non-attainment, whether all or part of the county was recommended. EPA will make official designations in 2004.
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