News from the Southeast
METRO 4 AND SESARM ANNOUNCE SELECTION OF NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
September 1, 2020. Today, Chad LaFontaine began his service to Metro 4/SESARM as their incoming Executive Director. Please see this flyer for the original hiring announcement. Chad will assume permanent Executive Director responsibilities on October 1, 2020. We look forward to Chad's future services to the member agencies.
VISTAS Regional Haze Technical Work Continues
August 6, 2020. Additional air quality modeling work has been completed and reports describing the technical tasks are in varying stages of completion. Reports for Tasks 2 through 11 are being finalized and an overall summary report is in development. The formal contractual portion of the VISTAS II Project will end on September 30, 2020. States are now starting the process of developing their regional haze implementation plans (SIPs). The EPA deadline for submittal of regional haze SIPs is July 31, 2021. Please see the "Technical Center" tab above and click on the "Regional Haze (VISTAS) dropdown tab for more information. Posting of completed project deliverables is ongoing.