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District to Host Workshop for Rule 4.5 Federal Clean Air Act Section 185 Penalty Fees

The District is holding a workshop for the development of Rule 4.5, FEDERAL CLEAN AIR ACT SECTION 185 PENALTY FEES, on March 21st from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at 1947 Galileo Ct., Suite 103, Davis, CA 95618. The rule will require the assessment of annual penalty fees for major stationary sources of volatile organic compounds or oxides of nitrogen if the Sacramento Federal Nonattainment Area (SFNA) fails to demonstrate attainment of any 8-hour federal ozone standard promulgated by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on or after March 12, 2008 by the respective attainment year and only for a standard for which the SFNA is listed as Severe or Extreme. The preliminary rule language, staff report, and notice of public workshop are available on the Rule Development page. If you are planning to attend the workshop or have a question about the rule, please email Eden Winniford at by March 18th