Attainment Area

Meaning, Term, and Glossary Definition - What is Attainment Area?

An area considered to have air quality as good as or better than the national ambient air quality standards as defined in the Clean Air Act. An area may be an attainment area for one pollutant and a non-attainment area for others.

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Area of Review   Area Source   Class I Area   Homogeneous Area   Non-Attainment Area   Recharge Area   Source Area   Source-Water Protection Area   Watershed Area   
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