Governing Law and Regulations
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Division of Air Quality
DEQ Division of Land Protection and Revitalization
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 3
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. In Virginia, the installation and operation of various boilers and industrial furnaces typically require an air quality construction and operation permit, which identifies the applicable requirements. Applicable sources must comply with the federal New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) for industrial/commercial/institutional boilers, the National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for industrial, commercial, and institutional boilers and process heaters, and ...