Pinehurst, Idaho, PM-10 Nonattainment Area Plan Summary
Background of the Plan: The Shoshone County, Pinehurst, Idaho, area was designated nonattainment for particulate matter (PM-10) and classified as moderate upon enactment of the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990. Idaho submitted a PM-10 attainment plan on April 14, 1992, and EPA approved the plan on August 25, 1994 (59 FR 43745). On April 14, 1992, Idaho also submitted a PM-10 attainment plan revision for the portion of the Shoshone County, Idaho, nonattainment area just outside the city of Pinehurst. This area was designated nonattainment in January 1994. EPA approved the plan revision on May 26, 1995 (60 FR 27891).
Summary of the Plan: The plan relies on control strategies needed to assure attainment of the PM-10 NAAQS. The strategy focuses on control of residential wood combustion.
Episodic Wood Burning Curtailment Program, Uncertified Woodstove Changeout Program, Home Weatherization Program, Wood Smoke Public Awareness Campaign
City of Pinehurst, Resolution No. 68, Residential Wood Burning, November 11, 1991
“Over control” from the wood smoke control measures (Control measures that are part of the core control strategy in the SIP when such control measures result in emission reductions greater than those required to achieve the NAAQS) was adopted by Idaho on July 13, 1995 and submitted to EPA on August 16, 1996.
EPA Effective Date (original area): October 24, 1994
EPA Effective Date (additional area): July 25, 1995