Governing Law and Regulations
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Air, Waste, and Remediation and Redevelopment Division Air Management Program
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Wisconsin has established a state program with emissions thresholds for hundreds of hazardous air contaminants, in addition to the federally listed hazardous air pollutants (HAPs), to ensure that the established acceptable ambient concentrations are not exceeded or that acceptable cancer risks are not exceeded. In addition, Wisconsin follows the federal National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAPs), including the source-specific NESHAPs, also known as maximum achievable control technology (MACT) standards. Refer to the national section HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANTS for more information.
• Administration and ...