Air Quality Regulations (Pennsylvania)

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Place Pennsylvania

Applies to States or Provinces Pennsylvania
Name Air Quality Regulations (Pennsylvania)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Natural Gas, Nuclear
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province

Start Date 1959

Program Administrator Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15

Information Source


The Air Quality Program regulates more than 70,000 inspection points such as pollution control devices, boilers, fuels and paints at 3,650 facilities that produce air pollution in Pennsylvania.

The program administers the rules and regulations of the Pennsylvania Air Pollution Control Act and the Pennsylvania Code. The Code has specific regulations for coal-fired combustion units, natural gas, and other potential pollutants.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Joyce E. Epps
Department Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
Division Pennsylvania Bureau of Air Quality
Address Rachel Carson State Office Building
Address 2 12th Floor, P.O. Box 8468
Place Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Zip/Postal Code 17105-8468
Phone (717) 787-9702


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

Authority 1: Pennsylvania Air Pollution Control Act of f Jan. 8, (1960) 1959, P.L. 2119, No. 787
Date Effective 1959
Date Enacted 1959