This document, sometimes referred to as the Little Bluebook, is intended to help state and local air agencies develop rules that meet federal criteria for incorporation into State Implementation Plans (SIPs). It was originally developed for stationary source VOC rules, but much of the discussion also applies to other rules. It does not impose new requirements but provides examples and additional explanation of issues highlighted in EPA's guidance document, Issues Relating to VOC Regulation Cutpoints, Deficiencies, and Deviations - Clarification to Appendix D of November 24, 1987 Federal Register (OAQPS, May 25, 1988, referred to as the Bluebook).
Guidance Document for Correcting Common VOC & Other Rule Deficiencies (AKA, The Little Bluebook) (PDF)(20 pp, 450 K,
Revised: August 21, 2001)
This document is intended to help state and local air agencies develop rules that meet federal criteria for incorporation into SIPs for stationary source VOC and other similar rules.