Arizona Hazardous Air Pollutants regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Arizona Hazardous Air Pollutants: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

State incorporation by reference of selected National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP): Arizona Administrative Code Rules (AZ Admin. Code R) 18-2-1101 and AZ Admin. Code R 18-2-1102

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Mercury standards: AZ Admin. Code R 18-2-101 and AZ Admin. Code R 18-2-734

Maricopa County incorporation by reference of selected NESHAPs: Maricopa County Air Pollution Control Regulation III, Rule 370, Sections 100 to 400

Pima County incorporation by reference of selected NESHAPs: Pima County Air Quality Control Code (PCAQCC) 17.16.530

Pinal County incorporation by reference of selected NESHAPs: Pinal County Air Quality Control Regulations 7-1-010 to 7-1-060

Pinal County HAP program: Pinal County Air Quality Control Regulations 7-2-010 to 7-2-040

Regulatory Agencies

Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Air Quality Division

Maricopa County Air Quality Department (AQD) Pima County Department of Environmental Quality (PDEQ)

Pinal County Air Quality Control District (PCAQCD)

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. The federal National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) rules, including selected source category standards known as maximum achievable control technology (MACT) standards, have been incorporated by reference in Arizona regulations, as well as the regulations of Maricopa, Pima, and Pinal counties.

Arizona had developed a state hazardous air pollutant (HAP) program that requires various levels of emissions control technology depending on the level of HAP emissions. However, those provision have since expired. Maricopa, Pinal, and Pima counties had developed similar programs, but the ...


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Governing Law and Regulations
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Comparison: State vs. Federal
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