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Permits for Stationary Sources [9 VAC 5 ‑ 80]
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Chapter Information
Description Establishes new source review permit programs (prevention of significant deterioration areas, nonattainment areas, minor sources and hazardous air pollutants) requiring permit issuance prior to construction of a new or expansion of an existing facility. Establishes a federal operating permit program (Title V) for a renewable permit for regulated major facilities and a state operating permit program for source specific regulatory requirements.
State Authority Section 10.1-1308 of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority Clean Air Act (Sections 110, 112, 165, 173, 182 and Title V)

40 Code of Federal Regulations, Parts 51, 61, 63, 63, 70 and 72
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation To protect public health and/or welfare with the least possible cost and intrusiveness to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.

To enhance the department's ability to ensure compliance with all applicable federal requirements under the Clean Air Act and specific requirements under the state code through the issuance and enforcement of federal (Title V) operating permits.

To identify and clarify for the Department and source owner exactly which air quality program requirements are applicable to the permitted source through the issuance and enforcement of federal (Title V) operating permits.

To provide an administratiave mechanism to impose source-specific regulatory requirements with the flexibility to address the individual needs of sources through the issuance and enforcement of state operating permits.

To provide a mechanism to administer certain air quality control program requirements without the need for federal oversight through the issuance and enforcement of state operating permits.

To prevent the contruction, modification, or operation of facilities that will prevent or interfere with the attainment or maintenance of any ambient air quality standard through the issuance and enforcement of new source review permits.

To ensure that new facilities or expansions to existing facilities will be designed, built, and equipped to operate without causing or exacerbating a violation of any ambient air quality standard through the issuance and enforcement or new source review permits.

To ensure that new facilities or expansions to existing facilities will be designed, built, and equipped to comply with case-by-case control technology determinations and other requirements through the issuance and enforcement of new source review permits.

To prevent the construction, modification, or operation of major facilities that will not use maximum achievable control technology to limit emissions of hazardous air pollutants through the issuance and enforcement of new source review permits.

To ensure that there is no significant deterioriation of air quality throughout the Commonwealth through the issuance and enforcement of new source review permits for new major facilities or major expansions locating in prevention of significant deterioration areas.

To ensure that emission increases from new major facilities or major expansions to existing facilities are offset by emission reductions from existing facilities by an equal or greater amount through the issuance and enforcement of new source review permits for new major facilities or major expansions locating in nonattainment areas.
Meetings

Contact Information
Name / Title: Karen G. Sabasteanski 
Address: 629 East Main Street
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address: karen.sabasteanski@deq.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)698-4426    FAX: (804)698-4510    TDD: (804)698-4021
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Major New Source Review (Revision D14) Fast-Track DPB review in progress.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Major New Source Review, PM 2.5 (Rev. A14) Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 6/4/2014.
Minor NSR Nonroad Engine Definition (Rev. G13) Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 3/27/2014.
Major New Source Review (Rev. A13) Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 5/22/2013.
Title V Fees (Rev. D12) Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/1/2012.
Major New Source Review Permits (Rev. A11) Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 8/17/2011.
Major Source Permits (Revision L07) Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 3/2/2011.
Permits for New and Modified Sources (Rev. H05) Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/7/2012.
Permit Actions Before the Board (Rev. F09) Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/12/2009.
Permits Before the Board (Rev. B09) Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 6/24/2009.
Major New Source Review, Combining Permits (Rev. C08) Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/23/2009.
Permit Actions Before the Board (Rev. G08) Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/31/2008.
Minor New Source Review (Rev. J08) Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/31/2008.
Major NSR Permits, NOx (Rev. A08) Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/31/2008.
Major New Source Review Reform (Rev. E03) - NEW FINAL Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 9/1/2006.
Permit Application Fees (Rev. L04) Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/1/2004.
Ozone Transport Region (Revision G04) Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/1/2004.
Permit Application Fees Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/1/2004.
Rev. YY - New and Modified Source Review Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 9/1/2002.
D00 - Permits for Major Stationary Sources and Major Modifications Locating in Nonattainment Areas Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 5/1/2002.
Rev. K97 - Federal Operating Permits and Permit Program Fees for Stationary Sources; Acid Rain Operating Permits; and Insignificant Activities Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/18/2001.
Rev. J97 - New Source Review for Hazardous Air Pollutants Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 2/1/2000.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Permits for New and Modified Sources (Rev. K04) - ACTION WITHDRAWN Fast-Track Stage withdrawn on 10/4/2005 after submission to the Registrar.