Air Act - Table of Contents
This page lists the sections of the Clean Air Act as amended in 1990.
Click on a specific title to see a list of that title's sections. Click on
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Sec. 101. Findings and
Cooperative activities and uniform laws.
Sec. 103. Research,
investigation, training, and other activities.
Sec. 104. Research relating
to fuels and vehicles.
Sec. 105. Grants for support
of air pollution planning and control programs.
Sec. 106. Interstate air
quality agencies or commissions.
Sec. 107. Air quality control
Air quality criteria and control techniques.
Sec. 109. National ambient
air quality standards.
Sec. 110. Implementation
Standards of performance for new stationary sources.
Sec. 112. National emission
standards for hazardous air pollutants.
Sec. 113. Federal
114. Inspections, monitoring, and entry.
Sec. 115. International air
116. Retention of state authority.
Sec. 117. President's air
quality advisory board and advisory committees.
Sec. 118. Control of
pollution from federal facilities.
Sec. 119. Primary nonferrous
Sec. 120. Noncompliance
122. Listing of certain unregulated pollutants.
Sec. 123. Stack
Assurance of adequacy of state plans.
Sec. 125. Measures to prevent
economic disruption or unemployment.
Sec. 126. Interstate
Sec. 127. Public
128. State boards.
Sec. 129. Solid Waste
130. Emission Factors.
Sec. 131. Land Use
The 1990 CAA Amendments replaced Part B with Title VI -
Stratospheric Ozone Protection , which follows later on this page. The
following sections of Part B were replaced:
Sec. 150. Purposes.
Sec. 151. Findings and
Sec. 152. Definitions.
Sec. 153. Studies by
environmental protection agency.
Research and monitoring by other
Sec. 155. Progress of
Sec. 156. International
Sec. 157. Regulations.
Sec. 158. Other provisions
Sec. 159. State
SUBPART 1 - Clean Air
Sec. 162. Initial
Sec. 163. Increments and
Sec. 165. Preconstruction
166. Other pollutants.
168. Period before plan approval.
SUBPART 2 - Visibility Protection
Sec. 169a. Visibility
protection for federal class I areas.
SUBPART 1 - Nonattainment Areas in General
172. Nonattainment plan provisions.
Sec. 173. Permit
174. Planning procedures.
Sec. 175. Environmental
protection agency grants.
Sec. 175A. Maintenance
Limitation on certain federal assistance.
Sec. 176A. Interstate
Sec. 177. New motor vehicle
emission standards in nonattainment areas.
Sec. 178. Guidance
179. Sanctions and consequences of failure to attain
Sec. 179B. International
SUBPART 2 - Additional Provisions for Ozone Nonattainment Areas
Classifications and attainment dates.
Sec. 182. Plan submissions
Sec. 183. Federal ozone
Control of interstate ozone air pollution.
Sec. 185. Enforcement for
Severe and Extreme ozone nonattainment areas for failure to
Sec. 185B. NOx and VOC
SUBPART 3 - Additional Provisions for carbon monoxide nonattainment
Classification and attainment dates.
Sec. 187. Plan submissions
SUBPART 4 - Additional Provisions for particulate matter nonattainment
Classification and attainment dates.
Sec. 189. Plan provisions and
schedules for plan submissions.
Sec. 190. Issuance of RACM
and BACM guidance.
SUBPART 5 - Additional provisions for designated nonattainment for
sulfur oxides, nitrogen dioxide, or lead
Sec. 191. Plan
Sec. 192. Attainment
SUBPART 6 - Savings provisions
Sec. 193. General
Sec. 201. Short
Sec. 202. Establishment
203. Prohibited acts.
Sec. 204. Injunction
Sec. 206. Motor vehicle and
motor vehicle engine compliance testing and certification.
Sec. 207. Compliance by
vehicles and engines in actual use.
Sec. 208. Records and
Sec. 210. State
Regulation of fuels.
Sec. 212. Development of
Sec. 213. Nonroad engines and
Study of particulate emissions from motor vehicles.
Sec. 215. High altitude
Sec. 216. Definitions for
Motor vehicle compliance program fees.
Sec. 218. Prohibition on
production of engines requiring leaded gasoline.
Sec. 219. Urban bus
Sec. 231. Establishment
232. Enforcement of standards.
Sec. 233. State standards and
242. Requirements Applicable to clean fuel vehicles.
Sec. 243. Standards for
light-duty clean fuel vehicles.
Sec. 244. Administration and
enforcement as per California standards.
Sec. 245. Standards for
heavy-duty clean-fuel vehicles(GVWR above 8,500 up to 26,000
Centrally fueled fleets.
Sec. 247. Vehicle
248. Federal agency fleets.
Sec. 249. California pilot
250. General provisions.
303. Emergency powers.
Sec. 304. Citizen
Representation in litigation.
Sec. 306. Federal
307. General provisions relating to administrative proceedings and
Sec. 308. Mandatory
309. Policy review.
Sec. 310. Other authority not
Records and audit.
Sec. 312. Comprehensive
economic cost studies and studies of cost effectiveness
Additional reports to congress.
Sec. 314. Labor
Sec. 316. Sewage treatment
318A. Economic impact assessment.
Sec. 318B. Financial
disclosure; conflicts of interest.
Sec. 319. Air quality
320. Standardized air quality modeling.
Sec. 321. Employment
Sec. 323. Cost of emission
control for certain vapor recovery to be borne by owner of retail
Vapor recovery for small business marketers of petroleum
Exemptions for certain territories.
Sec. 326. Construction of
Sec. 328. Air pollution from
outer continental shelf activities
Sec. 401. Findings and
403. Sulfur dioxide allowance program for existing and new
Phase I sulfur dioxide requirements.
Sec. 405. Phase II sulfur
Sec. 406. Allowances for
States with emissions rates at or below 0.80lbs/mmBtu.
Sec. 407. Nitrogen oxides
emission reduction program.
Sec. 408. Permits and
Sec. 409. Repowered
Election for additional sources.
Sec. 411. Excess emissions
Monitoring, reporting, and recordkeeping requirements.
Sec. 413. General compliance
with other provisions.
415. Clean coal technology regulatory incentives.
Sec. 416. Contingency
guarantee; auctions, reserve.
502. Permit programs.
Sec. 503. Permit
504. Permit requirements and conditions.
Sec. 505. Notification to
Administrator and contiguous States.
Sec. 506. Other
507. Small business stationary source technical and environmental
compliance assistance program.
602. Listing of class I and class II substances.
Sec. 603. Monitoring and
Sec. 604. Phase-out of
production and consumption of class I substances.
Sec. 605. Phase-out of
production and consumption of class II substances.
Sec. 606. Accelerated
Exchanges. [Exchange authority.]
Sec. 608. National recycling
and emission reduction program.
Sec. 609. Servicing of motor
vehicle air conditioners.
Sec. 610. Nonessential
products containing chlorofluorocarbons.
Sec. 611. Labeling.
Sec. 612. Safe alternatives
Sec. 614. Relationship to
615. Authority of Administrator.
Sec. 616. Transfers among
Parties to the Montreal Protocol.
Sec. 617. International
618. Miscellaneous [provisions].