Hazardous Air Contaminants

Hazardous Air Contaminants

What Are Hazardous Air Contaminants?

Hazardous air contaminants, or air toxics, refers to the 290 hazardous air contaminants (HACs) listed in the Vermont Air Pollution Control Regulations, Appendix B that are known or suspected of causing cancer or other serious health effects if inhaled. The pollutants listed as HACs include industrial chemicals, solvents, metals, pesticides, and combustion by-products. There is growing concern nationally over levels of hazardous air pollutants in the air.

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