Colorado New Source Review regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Colorado New Source Review : What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Air pollutant emissions notice (APEN) and construction permits: 5 Colorado Code of Regulations (CCR) 1001-5 Part A, Sections I to VIII and 5 CCR 1001-5 Part B, Sections I to XI

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Nonattainment New Source Review (NSR): 5 CCR 1001-5 Part D, Sections I to V; 5 CCR 1001-5 Part D, Section XV; and 5 CCR 1001-5 Part D, Section XV

Nonattainment areas: 40 CFR 81.306

Permitting requirements: 5 CCR 1001-5 Part D, Section V

Recordkeeping and reporting requirements: 5 CCR 1001-5 Part D, Section V.A.7

Exemptions: 5 CCR 1001-5 Part D, Section V.A.8

Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD): 5 CCR 1001-5 Part D, Sections I to IV; 5 CCR 1001-5 Part D, Sections VI to XV; and 40 CFR 52.323

Recordkeeping and reporting requirements: 5 CCR 1001-5 Part D, Section VI.B.5

Class I areas: 40 CFR 81.406 and 5 CCR 1001-5 Part D, Section VIII

Regulatory Agency

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

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Colorado requires a facility to apply for and obtain a construction permit before beginning construction of a new source or modifying an existing source. 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 Significant Deterioration (PSD), depending on the attainment status of the area where the source is located and the type and quantity of air pollutants emitted. Colorado has adopted regulations that follow the current federal requirements for nonattainment NSR and PSD. ...


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Governing Law and Regulations
Regulatory Agency
Comparison: State vs. Federal
State Requirements

Colorado New Source Review Resources

Type Title
Checklists PSD Pre-Application Meeting Checklist
Forms PSD Project Information Form
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