Governing Law and Regulations
Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Environmental Protection Bureau of Air Management
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Connecticut is authorized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to administer its own air emissions permit program. Connecticut has developed a Title V operating permit program that mirrors the current federal standards. The state program has received approval from EPA effective May 31, 2002. EPA has also approved a Title V permitting threshold for greenhouse gas emissions that is consistent with the current federal requirements. See the national section TITLE V for more information.
• Administration and enforcement. DEP's Bureau of Air Management is authorized to administer and enforce all air pollution permitting regulations in Connecticut.
NON–TITLE V OPERATING PERMITS
Permits to Construct and Operate
The construction, modification, or operation of any stationary source in Connecticut ...