AMAAPCD RULE 802 ATTAINMENT POLLUTANT ZONES
LAST REVISED 11/11/11

Rule 802  Attainment Pollutant Zones.

          A.    Class I Zones.

               1.   All of the following areas within the
                    District which were in existence on August 7,
                    1977, shall be Class I zones with respect to
                    attainment pollutant increment consumption
                    and shall not be redesignated:

                         a.   National wilderness areas which
                              exceed 5,000 acres in size;

                         b.   National memorial parks which
                              exceed 5,000 acres in size;

                         c.   National parks which exceed 6,000
                              acres in size.

               2.   Pursuant to the provisions of Rule 803, the
                    District Air Pollution Control Board may
                    redesignate any other area within the
                    District as a Class I zone.  Such eligible
                    lands include, but are not limited to, any
                    local, state, or federal monument, primitive
                    area, preserve, recreational area, wild and
                    scenic river, wildlife refuge, lakeshore,
                    park, wilderness area or other area of
                    cultural or recreational value.

          B.   Class II Zones.

               1.   All area within the District not contained
                    within Class I or Class III zones shall be
                    Class II zones with respect to attainment
                    pollutant consumption.

               2.   Pursuant to the provisions of Rule 803, the
                    District Air Pollution Control Board may
                    redesignate any area not contained within a
                    mandatory federal Class I zone as a Class II
                    zone.

          C.   Class III Zones.

               1.   Pursuant to the provisions of Rule 803, the
                    District Air Pollution Control Board may
                    redesignate any area not contained within a
                    mandatory federal Class I zone or restricted
                    area as listed below as a Class III zone:

                         a.   An area which as of August 7, 1977,
                              exceeded 10,000 acres in size and
                              was a national monument, a national
                              primitive area, a national
                              preserve, a national recreational
                              area, a national wild and scenic
                              river, a national wildlife refuge,
                              a national lakeshore or seashore;
                              or

                         b.   A national park or national
                              wilderness area established after
                              August 7, 1977, which exceeds
                              10,000 acres in size.

               2.   In redesignating an area as a Class III zone,
                    the District Air Pollution Control Board
                    shall make the finding that the highest and
                    best use of the land redesignated as a Class
                    III zone is for industrial development.