Department of Environmental Quality
Air Pollution Control Board
Existing Stationary Sources [9 VAC 5 ‑ 40]
|Description||Establishes emission standards consisting of emission limits and control technology requirements and other requirements which control levels of criteria, designated and welfare- related pollutants being emitted into the ambient air. Establishes source surveillance requirements which (i) provide the enforcement basis, specify test methods and procedures, and specify procedures for continuous or process parameter monitoring for determining compliance with the emission standards; and (ii) require the owner to provide certain notifications, records and reports.|
|State Authority||Section 10.1-1308 of the Code of Virginia|
Clean Air Act (Sections 110, 111, 123, 129, 171, 172 and 182)
40 Code of Federal Regulations, Parts 51 and 60
|Exempt from APA||No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.|
|Text of Regulation||Link to Virginia Administrative Code|
|Goals of Regulation||
To protect public health and/or welfare with the least possible costs and intrusiveness to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.
To ensure that owners comply with air pollution emission limits and control technology requirements in order to control levels of criteria and designated pollutants being emitted into the ambient air.
To prohibit emissions which would (i) contribute to nonattainment of any air quality standard or interference with maintenance of any standard or (ii) adversely impact public health and/or welfare.
To enable the department to carry out sorce surveillance and compliance activities.
To prevent the release of hazardous air pollutants and to prevent the creation of a nuisance from open burning.
To enhance the ability of local governments to regulate open burning.
|Name / Title:||Gary E. Graham|
629 East Main Street
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
|Telephone:||(804)698-4103 FAX: (804)698-4510 TDD: ()-|