Air permits to construct and operate: 22a-174-3a Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies (RCSA)
Nonattainment New Source Review (NSR): 22a-174-3a(l) RCSA
Applicability: 22a-174-3a(l)(1) RCSA
Nonattainment areas: 40 CFR 81.307
Definitions: 22a-174-1 RCSA
Permitting requirements: 22a-174-3a(l)(2) RCSA to 22a-174-3a(l)(4) RCSA and 22a-174-3a(l)(6) RCSA
Emission reduction credits (ERCs): 22a-174-3a(l)(5) RCSA
Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD): 22a-174-3a(k) RCSA
Applicability: 22a-174-3a(k)(1) RCSA
Permitting requirements: 22a-174-3a(k)(4) RCSA to 22a-174-3a(k)(8) RCSA
Signatory responsibilities: 22a-174-2a RCSA
Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Environmental Protection Bureau of Air Management
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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
• Rules. Connecticut requires a facility to apply for and obtain a construction permit before beginning construction of a new source or modifying an existing source. New major sources or modifications to existing major sources must comply with the applicable provisions of Nonattainment New Source Review (NSR) and/or Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) depending on the attainment status of the area where the source is located and the type and quantity of air pollutants emitted.
Connecticut currently has several counties that are in nonattainment with one or more of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS). The provisions of nonattainment NSR apply to new major sources or major modifications in those areas, while PSD requirements apply to attainment areas. Connecticut ...