Alabama Fugitive Emissions regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Alabama Fugitive Emissions: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

General nuisance: Alabama Administrative Code (Ala. Admin. Code r) 335-3-4-.02(3)

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Fugitive particulate matter emissions: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-3-4-.02(1)

Visible emissions: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-3-4-.02(2)

Fugitive volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions:

Petroleum refinery equipment: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-3-6-.21

Large petroleum dry cleaners: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-3-6-.45

Coke by-product production facilities: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-3-6-.47

Paint manufacturing facilities: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-3-6-.50

Regulatory Agencies

Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) Air Division

Jefferson County Department of Health Bureau of Environmental Health

City of Huntsville Division of Natural Resources

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Alabama has incorporated by reference the federal new source performance standards (NSPS) and national emissions standards for hazardous air pollutants (NESHAP), which contain source-specific standards for the control of fugitive emissions. See the national section FUGITIVE EMISSIONS for more information.

In addition, ADEM has developed its own regulations for the control of fugitive particulate matter emissions, visible emissions, fugitive VOC emissions, and odor.

Administration and enforcement. ADEM's Air Division is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the state's air pollution and control regulations, including those addressing fugitive emissions. The local agencies oversee the air quality programs within their jurisdictions.

State Requirements


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Alabama Fugitive Emissions Resources

Type Title
Forms Visible Emissions Observation Form (SFN-8441)
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