California's Air Quality Regs. and Programs

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California's Air Quality Regs. and Programs by Mind Map: California's Air Quality Regs. and Programs

1. Air Toxics

1.1. Air Toxics cause localized health hazards

1.1.1. Federal Programs

1.1.1.1. EPA sets emissions, fuel and engine standards

1.1.1.1.1. Ntnl. Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAPs) ~100 toxics, sources of >10 tpy of any single HAP or >25tpy of multiple HAPs

1.1.1.1.2. Area Source NESHAPs

1.1.1.1.3. Engine Standards for stationary, heavy-duty on-highway, off-road, marine, aircraft and locomotives

1.1.1.1.4. Diesel Fuel Standards

1.1.1.2. EPA directly regulates some mobile sources

1.1.1.2.1. Locomotive idling controls

1.1.2. State Programs

1.1.2.1. California passes its own laws regulating air toxics. The California Environmental Quality Act, better know as "CEQA," also requires mitigation of significant sources of emissions.

1.1.2.1.1. AB2588 (Connelly, 1987) "Hot Spots" Program

1.1.2.1.2. AB 1807 (Tanner, 1983) Toxic Air Contaminant ID and Control Act

1.1.2.1.3. CEQA Significance Thresholds

1.1.3. District Programs

1.1.3.1. New Source Review, TACs

1.1.3.2. Air Toxics Control Plans

1.1.3.3. CEQA review of land use projects

1.1.3.3.1. ARB Land Use Handbook

1.1.3.3.2. Health Risk Assessment guidance

1.1.3.3.3. CAPCAO Land Use Guidance

1.1.3.4. District ATCMs

1.1.3.4.1. Proximity to schools

1.1.3.4.2. Aerospace coatings

1.1.3.4.3. Perchloroethylene, film cleaning, printing and dry cleaners

1.1.3.4.4. Gasoline dispening

1.1.3.4.5. Chrome plating

1.1.3.4.6. Hexavlent Chrome Spraying

1.1.3.4.7. Metal finishing

1.1.3.4.8. Standby, emergency engines

1.1.3.4.9. Agricultural, outdoor buring

1.1.3.4.10. Construction, grading, quarrying and surface mining

1.1.3.4.11. Fireplaces, wood burning

1.1.3.5. District Toxics Rules

1.1.3.5.1. SCAQMD Toxics and non-Criteria Pollutant Rules

2. Other

2.1. Federal

2.1.1. LA Environmental Enforcement Collaborative

2.1.1.1. with DTSC and Cal/EPA

2.2. State

2.2.1. Cal/EPA and BT&H Goods Movement Action Plan 2007

2.2.1.1. Prop 1B: $1 billion for Goods Movement emissions reductions

2.2.2. ARB Emission Reduction Plan for Ports and Goods Movement 2006

2.2.3. Ports of Long Beach, Los Angeles and San Pedro Action Plan

2.2.4. Port Health Risk Assessments

2.2.4.1. Ports of LA and LB 2006

2.2.4.2. West Oakland 2008

2.2.5. Carl Moyer Memorial Air Quality Standards Attainment Program

2.2.6. AB 118 AQIP

2.3. Districts

2.3.1. SCAQMD RECLAIM

3. Criteria Pollutants

3.1. "Criteria Pollutants" are gases regulated under the federal Clean Air Act. EPA sets National Ambient Air Quality Standards, which each air basin must meet (or "attain") by set deadlines.

3.1.1. Federal Programs

3.1.1.1. Clean Air Act

3.1.1.1.1. Permit Programs for large Stationary Sources

3.1.1.1.2. National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQs)

3.1.1.1.3. Regional Haze Regulation

3.1.2. California also sets State Ambient Air Quality Standards, which typically are more stringent than the federal NAAQS. Air basins must meet both federal and State standards.

3.1.2.1. State Programs

3.1.2.1.1. State Ambient Air Quality Standards (SAAQs)

3.1.2.1.2. State Implementation Plans

3.1.2.1.3. SB 656, 2003, PM10 and PM2.5

3.1.2.2. Air districts regulate stationary sources in each air basin. Authority stems from State and federal laws.

3.1.2.2.1. District Programs