Governing Law and Regulations
Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Air Quality Division
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Oklahoma has incorporated by reference the federal NSPS and NESHAP requirements, many of which contain source-specific standards for the control of fugitive emissions. See the national section FUGITIVE EMISSIONS for more information.
In addition, DEQ has developed its own regulations for controlling fugitive particulate matter emissions and visible emissions. In addition, Oklahoma has developed source-specific fugitive particulate matter and visible emissions standards for cotton gins and grain, feed, and seed operations, as well as fugitive VOC requirements from specific sources and specific areas of the state.
• Administration and enforcement. DEQ's Air Quality Division administers and enforces the state's fugitive emissions regulations.
FUGITIVE PARTICULATE MATTER EMISSIONS