Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Redesignation Demonstration and Maintenance Plan for 1997 8-hour Ozone - July 2009

The final version of the "Redesignation Demonstration and Maintenance Plan for the North Carolina Great Smoky Mountains National Park 8-hour Ozone Nonattainment Area" narrative is available through the links found below.

DEQ Submittals:

EPA Actions: 

  • Final Rule: Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans and Designations of Areas for Air Quality Planning Purposes; North Carolina: Redesignation of Great Smoky Mountains National Park 1997 8-Hour Ozone Nonattainment Area to Attainment (74 FR 63995, December 7, 2009)
  • Proposed Rule: Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans and Designations of Areas for Air Quality Planning Purposes; North Carolina: Redesignation of Great Smoky Mountains National Park 1997 8-Hour Ozone Nonattainment Area to Attainment (74 FR 53198, October 16, 2009)

A request for public hearing notice was open through June 17, 2009. There were no requests to conduct a public hearing. Therefore, the tentatively scheduled public hearing for 2pm on Monday, June 22, 2009, at the Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College, Enka Campus was cancelled. A cancellation notice was also posted on the NCDAQ web site Events Calendar.

Please direct any further questions or comments to Ms. Sushma Masemore at Sushma.Masemore@ncdenr.gov.