Air Pollution Control (North Dakota)

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Place North Dakota


Name Air Pollution Control (North Dakota)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Siting and Permitting
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Natural Gas, Nuclear
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator North Dakota State Department of Health, Air Pollution Control Advisory Council
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15

Information Source


The Department of Health is the designated agency to administer and coordinate a statewide air pollution control program, to promulgate regulations related to air pollution control, grant necessary permits to air pollution sources, and establish state ambient air quality standards.

Air quality rules or standards pertaining to coal conversion facilities, petroleum refineries, or oil and gas production and processing facilities may not be more stringent than federal standards, barring favorable results of stringent cost-benefit impact analyses. Additionally, section 23-25-11 specifically addresses the regulation of odors, including those resulting from manure management methods.


Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: N.D.C.C. 23-25; N.D.A.C. 33-15
Date Effective 1994
Date Enacted 1990