In June 2014, the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) issued two pertinent reports, which include:

  • 2013 Alabama Regional Haze Mid-Course Review. On July 15, 2008, ADEM submitted its Regional Haze State Implementation Plan (SIP) to EPA Region IV. In accordance with the requirements listed in 40 CFR 51.308(g) of the Regional Haze Rule, ADEM has developed the five year progress report (2013 Alabama Regional Haze Mid-Course Review). ADEM published the report on-line to allow the public to comment on the report. ADEM is also hosting a public hearing on August 8, 2014, if one is requested by July 23, 2014. For a copy of the report and public notice, visit:

  • State of Alabama Ambient Air Monitoring 2014 Consolidated Network Review. Pursuant to 40 CFR 58.10, ADEM has prepared the 2014 Annual Ambient Air Monitoring Plan. The plan outlines the ambient air monitoring activities to be performed by the three environmental agencies in Alabama: ADEM, the Jefferson County Department of Health, and the City of Huntsville Division of Natural Resources. For a copy of the report, visit: