Arizona Air - General regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Arizona Air - General: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

State implementation plan (SIP): 40 CFR 51 and 40 CFR 52.120 to 52.151

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Attainment status: 40 CFR 81.303

Air permits: Arizona Administrative Code Rules (AZ Admin. Code R) 18-2-301 to 18-2-334, AZ Admin. Code R 18-2-401 to 18-2-412, and AZ Admin. Code R 18-2-501 to 18-2-513

Hazardous air pollutants (HAPs): AZ Admin. Code R 18-2-1101, AZ Admin. Code R 18-2-1102, and AZ Admin. Code R 18-2-1701 to 18-2-1709

New Source Performance Standards (NSPSs): AZ Admin. Code R 18-2-901 to 18-2-905

Risk management program: 40 CFR 68

Regional haze: AZ Admin. Code R 18-2-410 and AZ Admin. Code R 18-2-1601 to 18-2-1606

Regulatory Agencies

Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Air Quality Division

Maricopa County Air Quality Department

Pima County Air Quality Control District

Pinal County Air Quality Control District

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. ADEQ's Air Quality Division is responsible for administering and enforcing Arizona's air pollution rules. Arizona's air program is shaped by its SIP, which sets forth basic strategies for implementation, maintenance, and enforcement of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS). As mandated by the federal Clean Air Act (CAA), each state must adopt and submit a SIP to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for approval.

Administration and enforcement. Arizona's air program is implemented and enforced by ADEQ's Air Quality Division. Local regulatory agencies implement and enforce air quality programs in Maricopa, Pima, and Pinal counties.

State Requirements



Arizona's SIP was officially ...

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