Status of 8-Hour Ozone NAAQS Program in Clark County. Presentation to Air Quality Forum May 10, 2005. Background . EPA issued f inal nonattainment designations for 8-hour ozone NAAQS on April 30, 2004. Effective date of designation was June 15, 2004.
Presentation to Air Quality Forum
May 10, 2005
June 2007 SIP
Assessment of emission reduction strategies
(May 2004 –2005)
April 15, 2004
May 2004-2005Ozone SIP Development Timeline
EPA designated the following hydrographic areas as the ozone nonattainment area for Las Vegas:
Ozone Characterization Study
Contractor – Technical & Business Systems, Inc.
Characterize ozone and its precursors.
Develop procedure for forecasting high ozone days.
Staff reviewing draft report; enhancing ozone monitoring network based on findings to date.
Will draft final report after receiving 2005 ozone season data to validate forecasting technique for high ozone days.
Biogenic Emission Inventory Study
Establishing Upper Air Wind Measurements in Clark County
Volatile Organic Compounds Emitted from Use of Consumer Products
Contractor – MACTEC Engineering and Consulting
Gather information on VOCs emitted from use of selected consumer product categories.
Assess contribution to total VOC levels in Clark County.
Identify appropriate, cost-effective control measures.
Completed all field surveys but one and began compiling data.
Expect to complete final report by September 30.
Clark County 2005 Ozone Studies
Mobile Source Impact Study
NOy and VOC Ambient Air Sampling
Ozone Monitoring Network Saturation Study
Department of Air Quality and Environmental Management (DAQEM)