Missouri Air - General regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Missouri Air - General: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

State implementation plan (SIP): 40 CFR 51 and 40 CFR 52.1319 to 52.1342

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Attainment status: 40 CFR 81.326 and 10 Missouri Code of State Regulations (CSR) 10-6.010

Air permits: 10 CSR 10-6.060 to 10-6.065

Hazardous air pollutants (HAPs): 10 CSR 10-6.075 and 10 CSR 10-6.080

New Source Performance Standards (NSPS): 10 CSR 10-6.070

Accidental release and risk management program: 40 CFR 68

Pollutant transport:

Clean Air Interstate Rule (CAIR): 10 CSR 10-6.362 to 10-6.366

Regulatory Agency

Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Division of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Air Pollution Control Program

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Missouri's air program is shaped by its State implementation plan (SIP), which sets forth basic strategies for the 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. The Air Pollution Control Program of DNR's DEQ administers and enforces Missouri's air rules.

State Requirements



The Missouri SIP was officially submitted in January 1972 and is frequently amended to comply with the 1990 CAA amendments. The SIP focuses on permitting, emission standards, nonattainment areas, HAPs, and numerous other air-related requirements in the various areas of the state.

Attainment Status

The areas of the state that do not meet the NAAQS are designated as nonattainment for that particular criteria ...

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