Governing Law and Regulations
Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Air Division
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 6
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Arkansas's Title V operating permit program generally follows the federal program, including the definition of major source and program applicability. The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) received full approval of its program from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) effective December 10, 2001. The ADEQ has also established Title V permitting thresholds for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that are consistent with federal requirements. See the national section TITLE V for more information.
• Administration and enforcement. ADEQ's Air Division is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the state's operating permit program.
NON-TITLE V OPERATING PERMITS
Construction and Operating Permits
AR Reg. 18.301 to 18.311 and AR Reg. 19.401 to 19.413
ADEQ combines construction and operating permits for minor sources, of which they offer two types: ...