Governing Law and Regulations
Vermont Agency of Natural Resources
Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC)
Air Pollution Control Division (APCD)
Comparison: State vs. Federal
· Rules.Vermont’s air permitting program requires a permit for the construction or modification of specified stationary sources. In addition, major sources are required to comply with the applicable provisions of Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD). Vermont is in attainment of all the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS), therefore, nonattainment New Source Review (NSR) is not applicable in the state at this time. See the state section NEW SOURCE REVIEW for additional information on major source construction permitting requirements.
Vermont requires a registration for any source that actually emits more than 5 tons per year (tpy) of air contaminants. Major sources are subject to the provisions of the Title V operating permit program. See the state section TITLE V for additional information on major source operating permitting requirements.
· Administration and enforcement.The ...