Colorado Title V regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Colorado Title V: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Non-Title V operating permits: 5 Code of Colorado Regulations (CCR) 1001-5 Part A, Section II and 5 CCR 1001-5 Part B

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Title V operating permits: 5 CCR 1001-5 Part C and 40 CFR 70 Appendix A

Applicability: 5 CCR 1001-5 Part C, Section II

Application content: 5 CCR 1001-5 Part C, Section III

Insignificant activities: 5 CCR 1001-5 Part C, Section II.E

Action on applications: 5 CCR 1001-5 Part C, Section IV

Public participation: 5 CCR 1001-5 Part C, Section VI

Renewals: 5 CCR 1001-5 Part C, Section III.B.6 and 5 CCR 1001-5 Part C, Section III.D

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's air regulations require all sources with potential emissions above the state threshold to obtain a permit. Those sources with potential emissions above the Title V thresholds must obtain a Title V operating permit. The Colorado Title V operating program follows the federal provisions, including provisions establishing greenhouse gas permitting thresholds, and received full approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Administration and enforcement. The APCD of Colorado's Office of Environment is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the state's Title V program.

State Requirements

NON-TITLE V OPERATING PERMITS

5 CCR 1001-5 Part A, Section II and 5 CCR 1001-5 Part B

Colorado does not have a separate operating permit program for nonmajor sources. Nonmajor sources satisfy their permitting obligations by ...


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