EPA Finds L.A. Air Plan For PM Deficient, Triggering Sanctions, FIP Clocks

May 26, 2023
EPA has found that California has failed to submit required state implementation plan (SIP) elements to attain the 2012 fine particulate matter (PM2.5) standard in the Los Angeles-South Coast region, triggering an 18-month clock for the state to comply or face sanctions and a two-year clock before the agency must promulgate a federal implementation plan (FIP). “California was required to submit by June 9, 2022, a SIP submission that meets the Serious area plan requirements for a base year emissions...

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