Colorado Hazardous Air Pollutants regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Colorado Hazardous Air Pollutants: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

National emissions standards for hazardous air pollutants (NESHAP): 40 CFR 61, 40 CFR 63, and 5 Code of Colorado Regulations (CCR) 1001-10

Regulatory Agency
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Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) Office of Environment Air Pollution Control Division

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Colorado has not established any state-specific regulations to control hazardous air pollutants (HAPs). Colorado has incorporated the National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) by reference, including the NESHAPs for source categories, also known as maximum achievable control technology (MACT) standards. Refer to the national section HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANTS for more information.

Administration and enforcement. The CDPHE's Air Pollution Control Division administers and enforces the hazardous air pollutant rules in Colorado.


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