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Air Quality Compliance

The Air Quality Compliance Section ensures that industry, businesses, institutions, and individuals comply with air quality regulations and air pollution control permits issued by the Agency of Natural Resources. The Air Quality Compliance Section is responsible for:


       Industrial and Commercial Air Pollution Source Inspections

       Monitoring of Air Pollutant Source Emission Testing

       Complaint Investigations

       Issuing Open Burning Permits

       Receipt of Fire Training Notifications

       Control of Vapors from Gasoline Marketing

       Wood Heating

The Air Quality Compliance staff also provides technical assistance to industries and individuals, produces outreach materials for the public and business sectors, and assists in the drafting of air quality-related statutes and regulations.

If you have any questions about these topics or related air pollution issues, feel free to call the AQCD at (802) 828-1288 or email Section Chief John Wakefield at