Governing Law and Regulations
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Air Management Program
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Wisconsin's air permitting program requires a permit for the construction, reconstruction, replacement, relocation, or modification of stationary air contaminant sources. In addition, major sources are required to comply with the applicable provisions of nonattainment New Source Review (NSR) and/or Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD), depending on the type and quantity of emissions and the attainment status of the site's location. See the state section NEW SOURCE REVIEW for additional information on major source construction permitting requirements.
Wisconsin also requires sources to obtain an operating permit, unless specifically exempt. Major sources are subject to the provisions of the Title V operating permit ...