Governing Law and Regulations
North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Division of Air Quality
Western North Carolina Regional Air Quality Agency
Forsyth County Environmental Affairs Department
Mecklenburg County Department of Environmental Protection
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. North Carolina has adopted the federal new source performance standards and the national emissions standards for hazardous air pollutants, which contain source-specific standards for the control of fugitive emissions. In addition, DENR has developed its own regulations for the control of fugitive particulate matter emissions, fugitive VOC emissions, visible emissions, and odorous emissions.
• Administration and enforcement. DENR's Division of Air Quality administers and enforces North ...