Louisiana Air - General: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

State implementation plan (SIP): 40 CFR 51 and 40 CFR 52.970 to 52.999

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Attainment status: 40 CFR 81.319

Air permits: Louisiana Administrative Code (LAC) 33:III.501 to 33:III.551

Hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) and toxic air pollutants (TAPs): LAC 33:III.5101 to 33:III.5151 and LAC 33:III.5301 to 33:III.5311

New Source Performance Standards (NSPS): LAC 33:III.3003

Risk Management Program (RMP): LAC 33:III.5901 to 33:III.5913

Pollutant transport: 40 CFR 52.984 and 40 CFR 97

Regulatory Agency

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Office of Environmental Assessment

DEQ Office of Environmental Services

DEQ Office of Environmental Compliance

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Louisiana's air program is shaped by its state implementation plan (SIP), which sets forth basic rules and strategies for implementation, maintenance, and enforcement of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS). As mandated by the federal Clean Air Act (CAA), Louisiana has adopted and submitted regulations to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for approval and incorporation into the SIP.

Administration and enforcement. The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality's (DEQ) Offices of Environmental Assessment, Environmental Services, and Environmental Compliance are responsible for administering and enforcing Louisiana's air regulations.

State Requirements



The Louisiana SIP was officially submitted to the EPA in January 1972 and is frequently amended to comply with the 1990 CAA amendments. The SIP focuses on permitting, emissions standards, nonattainment areas, hazardous air pollutants (HAPs), and ...

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