Pennsylvania Fugitive Emissions regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Pennsylvania Fugitive Emissions: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Fugitive particulate matter emissions: 25 Pennsylvania Code (Pa. Code) 123.1

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Exemptions: 25 Pa. Code 123.1(a)(9) and 25 Pa. Code 123.1(d)

Visible emissions: 25 Pa. Code 123.2

Coke oven operations: 25 Pa. Code 123.44

Fugitive volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions: 25 Pa. Code 129.58 and 25 Pa. Code 129.71

Petroleum refineries: 25 Pa. Code 129.58

Synthetic organic chemical manufacturing: 25 Pa. Code 129.71

Odor: 25 Pa. Code 123.31

City of Philadelphia:

City of Philadelphia, Air Management Services (AMS): fugitive particulate matter emissions: Regulation II, Section VIII

City of Philadelphia, AMS visible emissions: Regulation II, Section IV

City of Philadelphia, AMS odor: Regulation V, Section XX

Alleghany County:

Allegheny County fugitive particulate matter emissions: Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) Rules and Regulations 2105.49

Allegheny County visible emissions: ACHD Rules and Regulations 2104.01 and ACHD Rules and Regulations 2104.05

Allegheny County fugitive VOC emissions: ACHD Rules and Regulations 2105.19

Allegheny County odor: ACHD Rules and Regulations 2104.04

Regulatory Agencies

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Office of Waste, Air, Radiation and Remediation Management Bureau of Air Quality

City of Philadelphia Department of Public Health AMS

Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) Air Quality Program

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Pennsylvania has developed regulations that follow the federal rules for the control of fugitive emissions. The state has exempted certain activities from its fugitive particulate matter ...


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Pennsylvania Fugitive Emissions Resources

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