North Carolina Risk Management regulations & environmental compliance analysis

North Carolina Risk Management: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

State risk management program: 15A North Carolina Administrative Code 2D.2101 to 2D.2104

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Forsyth County risk management program: Forsyth County Code 3D.2101 to 3D.2104

Western North Carolina risk management program: Western North Carolina Regional Air Quality Agency (WNCRAQA) regulations 4.2101 to 4.2104

Mecklenburg County risk management program: Mecklenburg County Air Pollution Control Ordinance 2.2101 to 2.2104

Regulatory Agencies

North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Environmental Management Commission Division of Air Quality

North Carolina Department of Crime Control and Public Safety Division of Emergency Management

Forsyth County Environmental Affairs Department


Mecklenburg County Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. DENR, Forsyth County Environmental Affairs Department, WNCRAQA, and Mecklenburg County DEP have all adopted the federal risk management program and received delegated authority. Risk management plans and subsequent revisions must be submitted to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and a certification of such submittals must be provided to DENR or the appropriate local regulatory agency. For more information on the federal program, see the national section RISK MANAGEMENT PROGRAM.

For Title V sources required to develop an RMP, the requirements of the plan will be included in the facility's Title V operating permit as applicable requirements. Such sources are responsible for certifying compliance with the requirements of the risk management program as ...

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