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  • n. Failure to attain a particular standard

Etymologies

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non- +‎ attainment

Examples

  • The boundaries drawn for the so-called nonattainment areas have implications for the region's growth.

    CITIZEN-TIMES.com - News

  • VIEW FAVORITES yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'Wyoming EPA study Due to Energy Production'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'PINEDALE -- State officials say Wyoming\'s recommended ozone "nonattainment" map is critical to its efforts to reduce ozone-causing emissions from the lucrative Pinedale Anticline and Jonah natural gas fields.

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Wyoming EPA study Due to Energy Production

  • PINEDALE -- State officials say Wyoming's recommended ozone 'nonattainment' map is critical to its efforts to reduce ozone-causing emissions from the lucrative Pinedale Anticline and Jonah natural gas fields.

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Wyoming EPA study Due to Energy Production

  • This determination will have been made before any areas have been designated as 'nonattainment' under the PM 2.5 standards and before imposition of any new controls related to the

    Testimony Before The U.S. Senate Subcommittee On Clean Air, Wetlands, Private Property, And Nuclear Safety; Committee On The Environment And Public Works

  • Just as a point of reference, based on our most recent analysis of children outdoors, when measuring the exposures and risks of concern, as well as the number of areas of the country that would be in "nonattainment" status, the current one-hour ozone standard of 0.12 ppm is roughly equivalent to a 0.09 ppm

    Proposed Revisions To Air Quality Standards

  • This determination will have been made before any areas have been designated as "nonattainment" under the PM2. 5 standards and before imposition of any new controls related to the PM2. 5 standards; and

    Presidential Memo On Revised Air Quality Standards A

  • The EPA monitors air quality across the country and "nonattainment" areas with ozone pollution exceeding the EPA's established limits.

    Greeley Tribune - Top Stories

  • Across the city, the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency regularly records ozone levels higher than federal standards permit for eight-hour periods, and the federal government has declared Chicago a "nonattainment" area for particulate matter, meaning the state has to reduce its dangerous concentrations by 2010 or face a loss of federal funds.

    Chicago Reader

  • Now rural areas in many states, including Missouri, face tough federal regulations because they are being designated as "nonattainment" areas based largely on tests that indicate there is too much ozone in the air.

    seMissourian.com Headlines

  • The "nonattainment" designation is likely to apply even to some counties in Southeast Missouri that are covered by large swaths of the Mark Twain National Forest.

    seMissourian.com Headlines

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