New York Air - General regulations & environmental compliance analysis

New York Air - General: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

State implementation plan (SIP): 40 CFR 51 and 40 CFR 52.1670 to 52.1690

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Attainment status: 40 CFR 81.333 and 6 New York Codes, Rules, and Regulations (NYCRR) 257

Air permits: 6 NYCRR 200.10, 6 NYCRR 201, and 6 NYCRR 231

Hazardous air pollutant (HAP): 6 NYCRR 200.10

New source performance standards (NSPS): 6 NYCRR 200.10

Risk management program: 40 CFR 68

Pollutant transport:

Clean Air Interstate Rule (CAIR): 6 NYCRR 243 to 245

Regional haze: 6 NYCRR 249

Regulatory Agencies

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Office of Air Resources, Climate Change, and Energy

DEC Office of Regional Affairs and Permitting

New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. New York's air program is shaped by its state implementation plan (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. DEC's Office of Air Resources, Climate Change, and Energy and Office of Regional Affairs and Permitting are responsible for administering and enforcing New York's air pollution rules. New York City DEP works in conjunction with DEC to administer and enforce the state regulations within New York City.

State Requirements



New York's SIP was officially submitted to EPA in January 1972 and is frequently amended to comply with ...

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