Arizona New Source Review regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Arizona New Source Review : What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Air permits: Arizona Administrative Code Rules (AZ Admin. Code R) 18-2-301 to 18-2-333

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Minor New Source Review (NSR): AZ Admin. Code R 18-2-301 and AZ Admin. Code R 18-2-334

Nonattainment New Source Review (NSR):

Nonattainment areas: 40 CFR 81.303 and AZ Admin. Code R 18-2-210

Permitting requirements: AZ Admin. Code R 18-2-403 to 18-2-405 and AZ Admin. Code R 18-2-412

Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD):

Permitting requirements: AZ Admin. Code R 18-2-406, AZ Admin. Code R 18-2-407, and AZ Admin. Code R 18-2-412

Class I areas: 40 CFR 81.403 and AZ Admin. Code R 18-2-217

Visibility protection: AZ Admin. Code R 18-2-410

Maricopa County NSR: Maricopa County Air Pollution Control Regulation II, Rule 240; 40 CFR 52.21; and 40 CFR 52.144

Pima County NSR: Pima County Air Quality Control Code 17.16.550 to 17.16.640, 40 CFR 52.21, and 40 CFR 52.144

Pinal County NSR: Pinal County Air Quality Control Regulations 3-3-200 to 3-3-285

Regulatory Agencies

Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Air Quality Division

Maricopa County Air Quality Department

Pima County Department of Environmental Quality

Pinal County Air Quality Control District

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 9

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Arizona's air emissions permitting program is a unitary permit program where a single permit is issued for construction, operation, or modification of both major and minor sources. New major sources or modifications to existing major sources must comply with the applicable provisions of nonattainment New Source Review (NSR) and/or Prevention of ...

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