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Regional Haze: Resources

EPA documents, links, and contact information related to regional haze, BART, and CSAPR/CAIR.

Many of the following documents and links are in Portable Document Format (PDF).

EPA Documents

Regional Haze Rule, 1999

Protection of Visibility: Amendments to Requirements for State Plans ; Final Rule (January 10, 2017)

Technical Guidance on Tracking Visibility Progress for the Second Implementation Period of the Regional Haze Program  (December 2018) 

Draft Guidance on Progress Tracking Metrics, Long-term Strategies, Reasonable Progress Goals and Other Requirements for Regional Haze State Implementation Plans for the Second Implementation Period (June 30, 2016) 

Best Available Retrofit Technology (BART) Rule (July 6, 2005)

Additional Regional Haze Questions (EPA Questions and answers on regional haze and BART, September 27, 2006)

Regulatory Impact Analysis for the Final Clean Air Visibility Rule or the Guidelines for BART Determinations Under the Regional Haze Regulations (June 2005)

Related Links

For more information on the Texas SIP, see the TCEQ’s Texas State Implementation Plan webpage.

Central States Air Resource Agencies (CenSARA)

National Park Service (NPS):

IMPROVE (Interagency Monitoring of Protected Visual Environments)

Federal Land Manager Environmental Database (FED)  Provides an extensive database of environmental information to help Federal Land Managers analyze the air quality and visibility in federally protected areas such as the lands of the National Park Service, the US Forest Service and the US Fish and Wildlife Service.

Western Regional Air Partnership (WRAP)

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TCEQ—Austin Contacts

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