Governing Law and Regulations
Washington Department of Ecology (WDOE) Air Quality Program
Benton Clean Air Authority
Northwest Clean Air Agency
Olympic Region Clean Air Agency
Puget Sound Clean Air Agency
Southwest Clean Air Agency
Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency
Yakima Regional Clean Air Authority
Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Washington 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 in which the source is located and the type and quantity of ...