Missouri Air Conservation Law (Missouri)

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Place Missouri

Applies to States or Provinces Missouri
Name Missouri Air Conservation Law (Missouri)
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 Missouri Department of Natural Resources
Primary Website http://dnr.mo.gov/env/apcp/index.html

Last Review 2014-09-15


This law's purpose is to maintain the purity of the air resources of the state to protect the health, general welfare and physical property of the people, maximum employment and the full industrial development of the state. The Air Conservation Commission in the Department of Natural Resources is authorized to provide for the abatement and control of air pollution by all practical and economically feasible methods. The Commission may adopt and enact relevant regulations, establish maximum quantities of air contaminants, and regulate equipment known to be a source of air emissions. The statutes of Missouri prevent the state from enacting regulations stricter than federal law. Air permits, when triggered based on level of regulated emissions, are required prior to the construction or operation of any air contaminant source in the state.

Policy Contact

Department Missouri Department of Natural Resources
Division Air Pollution Control Program
Address P.O. Box 176

Place Jefferson City, Missouri
Zip/Postal Code 65102
Phone 800-361-4827
Phone 2 573-751-4817

Email cleanair@dnr.mo.gov


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

Authority 1: Mo. Rev. Stat. 643

Authority 2: Code of State Regulations 10-10