Governing Law and Regulations
West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Division of Air Quality
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. West Virginia is authorized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to administer its own air emissions permit program. West Virginia requires that sources with emissions above established thresholds obtain a construction permit before the construction, modification, or relocation of any stationary source. In addition to general construction permitting requirements, major sources must comply ...