Governing Law and Regulations
Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Environmental Protection Bureau of Air Management
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Connecticut has developed an air emissions permit program that requires all sources with potential emissions above the state-established thresholds to obtain permits to construct and operate before any new construction or modifications may begin. Major sources of air emissions must also comply with the additional regulations applicable to major sources. See the state sections NEW SOURCE REVIEW and TITLE V for major source permitting requirements. Connecticut has delegated authority of the New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) and the National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP).
• Administration and enforcement. The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection's (DEEP) Bureau of Air Management is authorized to administer and enforce all air ...