This course covers the different types of SIPs and key CAA SIP requirements general to all SIPs and specific to ozone, CO and PM SIPs; discusses how the EPA processes SIPs; explores the key features of EPA SIP policies and how they differ from CAA requirements;
and explains RACM and how it applies to TCMs.
This is the second in a future series of air quality Web-based trainings (WBTs):
142068: Clear Air Act Overview
142069: SIP and TCM Requirements and Policies
142070: SIP Development Process
142071: Transportation Conformity
Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
- Define SIP
- List different types of SIPs and their purposes
- Identify SIP requirements in Title I of the Clean Air Act
- Describe TCM requirements
- Describe what is meant by Reasonably Available Control Measure, or RACM, and how this applies to TCMs
The target audience for the Air Quality Series is transportation and air quality planners and engineers from State and local departments of transportation (DOT), metropolitan planning organizations (MPO), transit agencies, Federal agencies (Federal Highway
Administration, Federal Transit Administration, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Energy, etc.), and State and local environmental agencies. Others include transportation and environmental consultants, public officials and staff members,
community and interest groups, as well as other stakeholders in the planning process.