Governing Law and Regulations
Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA) Division of Air Pollution Control
Local air pollution control agencies
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Sources of air contaminants in Ohio must obtain an operating permit. Non-Title V sources must comply with the state operating permit provisions. Sources subject to the Title V program must comply with Ohio's Title V operating permit program, which follows the federal program and received final full approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) effective October 1, 1995. The EPA has also approved a Title V permitting threshold for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that is consistent with the federal requirements. See the national section TITLE V for more information.
• Administration and enforcement. OEPA's Division of Air Pollution Control administers and enforces air quality operating permit requirements in Ohio. Many counties have local air pollution control agencies that may be responsible for administering and enforcing operating permit requirements within their jurisdictions. See the state section AIR (REGULATORY OVERVIEW) for more information on ...