Air pollution control districts: 26 California Health & Safety Code (CH & SC) 40000 to 41357
Protect California Air Act of 2003, 26 CH & SC 42500 to 42507
Nonattainment New Source Review (NSR): 40 CFR 51.165 and 40 CFR 52.24
Federal nonattainment areas: 40 CFR 81.305
State nonattainment areas: 17 California Code of Regulations (CCR) 60100 to 60114, 17 CCR 60201 to 60210, 17 CCR 70200, 17 CCR 70200.5, and 17 CCR 70300 to 70306
Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD): 40 CFR 51.166, 40 CFR 52.21, and 40 CFR 52.270
Class I areas: 40 CFR 81.405
California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal/EPA) California Air Resources Board (CARB)
Local air districts
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 9
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
• Rules. In addition to permitting nonmajor sources, each of the 35 local air districts in California has also adopted New Source Review (NSR) regulations for permitting new major sources or major modifications to existing sources located in nonattainment areas that have been incorporated into the state implementation plan (SIP). These SIP-approved regulations usually incorporate both the applicable California provisions and the federal nonattainment NSR requirements into one or more regulations. See the state section AIR (REGULATORY OVERVIEW) for additional information on SIPs and the local air districts and the national section NEW SOURCE REVIEW for additional guidance on the requirements of nonattainment NSR.
New major sources or major modifications to existing sources located in attainment areas must ...