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Title 40Chapter ISubchapter CPart 81Subpart C → §81.308


Title 40: Protection of Environment
PART 81—DESIGNATION OF AREAS FOR AIR QUALITY PLANNING PURPOSES
Subpart C—Section 107 Attainment Status Designations


§81.308   Delaware.

Delaware—TSP

Designated areaDoes not meet primary standardsDoes not meet secondary standardsCannot be classifiedBetter than national standards
City of WilmingtonX
Section within City of Newark bounded by: College Avenue, CONRAIL tracks, South Chapel Street and Chestnut Hill RoadX
Remainder of New Castle CountyX
Kent CountyX
Sussex CountyX

Delaware—1971 Sulfur Dioxide NAAQS

[Primary and Secondary]

Designated areaDoes not meet primary standardsDoes not meet secondary standardsCannot be classifiedBetter than national standards
New Castle CountyX
Kent CountyX
Sussex CountyX

Delaware—2010 Sulfur Dioxide NAAQS

[Primary]

Designated area1Designation
Date2Type
Entire StateAttainment/Unclassifiable.

1Includes any Indian country in each county or area, unless otherwise specified. EPA is not determining the boundaries of any area of Indian country in this table, including any area of Indian country located in the larger designation area. The inclusion of any Indian country in the designation area is not a determination that the state has regulatory authority under the Clean Air Act for such Indian country.

2This date is April 9, 2018, unless otherwise noted.

Delaware—Carbon Monoxide

Designated AreaDesignationClassification
Date1TypeDate1Type
Kent CountyUnclassifiable/Attainment
New Castle CountyUnclassifiable/Attainment
Sussex CountyUnclassifiable/Attainment

1This date is November 15, 1990, unless otherwise noted.

Delaware—Ozone (1-Hour Standard)3

Designated area Designation Classification
Date1 Type Date1 Type
Philadelphia-Wilmington-Trenton Area:
Kent CountyNonattainmentSevere-15.
New Castle CountyNonattainmentSevere-15.
Sussex County Area:
Sussex County(2)Nonattainment(2)Marginal.

1This date is November 15, 1990, unless otherwise noted.

2This date is October 18, 2000.

3The 1-hour ozone standard is revoked effective June 15, 2005 for all areas in Delaware.

Delaware—1997 Annual PM2.5 NAAQS

[Primary and Secondary]

Designated areaDesignationaClassification
Date1TypeDateType
Philadelphia-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE: New Castle County8/5/2014Attainment
Southern Delaware Intrastate AQCR:
Kent CountyUnclassifiable/Attainment.
Sussex CountyUnclassifiable/Attainment.

aIncludes Indian Country located in each county or area, except as otherwise specified.

1This date is 90 days after January 5, 2005, unless otherwise noted.

Delaware—2012 Annual PM2.5 NAAQS

[Primary]

Designated area1DesignationClassification
Date2TypeDate2Type
Statewide:
Kent CountyUnclassifiable/Attainment
New Castle CountyUnclassifiable/Attainment
Sussex CountyUnclassifiable/Attainment

1Includes areas of Indian country located in each county or area, except as otherwise specified.

2This date is April 15, 2015, unless otherwise noted.

Delaware—1997 24-Hour PM2.5 NAAQS

[Primary and Secondary]

Designated areaDesignationaClassification
Date1TypeDateType
Philadelphia-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE:
New Castle CountyUnclassifiable/Attainment.
Southern Delaware Intrastate AQCR:
Kent CountyUnclassifiable/Attainment.
Sussex CountyUnclassifiable/Attainment.

aIncludes Indian Country located in each county or area, except as otherwise specified.

1This date is 90 days after January 5, 2005, unless otherwise noted.

Delaware—2006 24-Hour PM2.5 NAAQS

[Primary and Secondary]

Designated areaDesignationaClassification
Date1TypeDateType
Philadelphia-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE: New Castle County8/5/2014Attainment
Southern Delaware Intrastate AQCR:
Kent CountyUnclassifiable/Attainment.
Sussex CountyUnclassifiable/Attainment.

aIncludes Indian Country located in each county or area, except as otherwise specified.

1This date is 30 days after November 13, 2009, unless otherwise noted.

NO2 (1971 Annual Standard)

Designated areaDoes not meet primary standardsCannot be classified or better than national standards
New Castle CountyX
Kent CountyX
Sussex CountyX

Delaware—NO2 (2010 1-Hour Standard)

Designated areaDesignationa
Date1Type
Kent CountyUnclassifiable/Attainment.
New Castle CountyUnclassifiable/Attainment.
Sussex CountyUnclassifiable/Attainment.

aIncludes Indian Country located in each county or area, except as otherwise specified.

1This date is 90 days after October 31, 2011, unless otherwise noted.

Delaware—1997 8-Hour Ozone NAAQS

[Primary and Secondary]

Designated area DesignationaCategory/classification
Date1Type Date1Type
Philadelphia-Wilmington-Atlantic Ci, PA-NJ-MD-DE:
Kent CountyNonattainmentSubpart 2/Moderate.2
New Castle CountyNonattainmentSubpart 2/Moderate.2
Sussex CountyNonattainmentSubpart 2/Moderate.2

aIncludes Indian Country located in each county or area, except as otherwise specified.

aIncludes Indian Country located in each county or area, except as otherwise specified.

1This date is June 15, 2004, unless otherwise noted.

Delaware—2008 8-Hour Ozone NAAQS

[Primary and Secondary]

Designated areaDesignationClassification
Date1TypeDate1Type
Philadelphia-Wilmington-Atlantic City, PA-NJ-MD-DE:2Nonattainment6/3/16Marginal.4
New Castle County
Seaford:2
Sussex CountyNonattainmentMarginal.
Rest of State:3
Southern Delaware Intrastate AQCR: (remainder)
Kent CountyUnclassifiable/Attainment

1This date is July 20, 2012, unless otherwise noted.

2Excludes Indian country located in each area, unless otherwise noted.

3Includes any Indian country in each county or area, unless otherwise specified.

4Attainment date is extended to July 20, 2016.

Delaware—2015 8-Hour Ozone NAAQS

[Primary and Secondary]

Designated area1DesignationClassification
Date2TypeDate2Type
Philadelphia-Wilmington-Atlantic City, PA-NJ-MD-DENonattainmentMarginal.
New Castle County.
Kent CountyAttainment/Unclassifiable
Sussex CountyAttainment/Unclassifiable

1Includes any Indian country in each county or area, unless otherwise specified. EPA is not determining the boundaries of any area of Indian country in this table, including any area of Indian country located in the larger designation area. The inclusion of any Indian country in the designation area is not a determination that the state has regulatory authority under the Clean Air Act for such Indian country.

2This date is August 3, 2018, unless otherwise noted.

Delaware—2008 Lead NAAQS

Designated areaDesignation for the 2008 NAAQSa
Date1Type
Whole StateUnclassifiable/Attainment.

aIncludes Indian Country located in each county or area, except as otherwise specified.

1December 31, 2011 unless otherwise noted.

[43 FR 40505, Sept. 12, 1978]

Editorial Note: For Federal Register citations affecting §81.308, see the List of CFR Sections Affected, which appears in the Finding Aids section of the printed volume and at www.govinfo.gov.

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