Oklahoma Air Permitting regulations & environmental compliance analysis
Oklahoma Air Permitting: What you need to know
Governing Law and Regulations
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Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Air Quality Division (AQD)
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Oklahoma is authorized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to administer its own air emissions permit program. Oklahoma requires new and modified sources of air pollution to be permitted. The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality's (DEQ) Air Quality Division (AQD) operates a dual permitting system: construction and operating permits. A construction permit is required before a new source is constructed or an existing source is modified. The construction permit is issued after it is determined the source is designed to meet all applicable regulations and preconstruction requirements. An operating permit is issued ...