Air Pollution Control Act (West Virginia)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place West Virginia


Name Air Pollution Control Act (West Virginia)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Natural Gas
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15

Information Source


The purpose of this law is to provide for a coordinated statewide program of air pollution prevention, abatement and control; to facilitate cooperation across jurisdictional lines in dealing with problems of air pollution not confined within single jurisdictions; to assure the economic competitiveness of the state by providing for the timely processing of permit applications and other authorizations under this article; and to provide a framework within which all values may be balanced in the public interest.

Policy Contact

Department Department of Environmental Protection
Division Division of Air Quality
Address 601 - 57th Street

Place Charleston, West Virginia
Zip/Postal Code 25304
Phone (304) 926-0475


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

Authority 1: 22 CSR 5