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Controlling Air Pollution

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 Public Comment Periods – Rule Proposal for Screen Printing Operations
    Notice is hereby given that proposed regulations for “Screen Printing Operations” are open for public comment. All comments must be submitted and received by 4:30 PM Monday, October 25, 2021. Read More>>
     
  • Notice of Public Comment Periods – Rule Proposal and Proposed SIP Amendment for Reasonably Available Control Technology for Major Stationary Sources of the Oxides of Nitrogen
    Notice is hereby given that proposed regulations for “Reasonably Available Control Technology for Major Stationary Sources of the Oxides of Nitrogen” are open for public comment. All comments must be submitted and received by 4:30 PM Monday, May 24, 2021. 

    Additionally notice is hereby given that a proposed State Implementation Plan (SIP) amendment that would adopt these regulations into the District’s SIP are also open for public comment. All comments must be submitted and received by 4:30 PM Monday, May 24, 2021. An online hearing will be held on that date at 5:30 PM. The proposed SIP amendment is located here and more information on the hearing can be found here. Read More>>
     

  • Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
    Air Quality Permit Fees and Synthetic Minor Permitting Program - DC REGS Notice ID: 6385042
     
  • Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
    Chapters 1 and 2 of the Air Quality Regulations - DC REGS Notice ID: 6385139
     
  • Air Quality Amendment Act of 2014- Enforcement, Demand-Response Generators, and Mold

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

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