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Air Quality Control Regulations

Controlling Air Pollution

The District of Columbia’s main air pollution control law focuses on reducing emissions from a variety of sources, including industrial and commercial buildings, vehicles, and building construction. According to these laws, emission reduction plans are published and permits are issued following the plans.

Title 20 District Municipal Regulations:

Recent Laws and Regulations:

  • Notice of Final Rulemaking to Adopt New Source Performance Standards
    Notice is hereby given that the final rulemaking, "Adoption of New Source Performance Standards" was approved by the Director of DOEE as final on November 17, 2022. The rules became effective through publication in the District of Columbia Register on November 25, 2022. Read More>>

- EPA’s Plain English Guide to the Clean Air Act

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