SIP101 Training – September 18-19, 2023

EPA Region 5 Offices Chicago, IL

9:00 – 5:00 Central

Training Materials

Course Syllabus

Day 1 Slides (PDF)

Day 2 Slides (PDF)

Download a zip file with all slides

SIP Writers Go-to Resources

US EPA Approved Air Quality Implementation Plans – Find any state SIP elements, organized by US EPA region.

Federal Registry Docket – Used for finding submitted documentation for notices/approvals printed in the Federal Register based on the docket number (ex: EPA-R05-OAR-2023-####). Helps with finding related SIP submittals to review their contents and to understand US EPA’s response to each states SIP elements.

US EPA SIP Processing Manual – Written for the internal US EPA review process, however it provides good insights of what they are looking at when reviewing different types of submittals.

The Clean Air Act @ US EPA – This site provides links to sections of the U.S. Code containing the amended text of the Clean Air Act. 

US EPA Greenbook – The EPA Green Book provides detailed information about area National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) designations, classifications and nonattainment status.