- account for air emissions that are not released through a stack, vent or other confined air stream;
- keep records on emissions; and
- account for air emissions associated with fine particle pollution when obtaining a permit.
EPA is reconsidering these rules to ensure that the public has an opportunity to fully review any recent changes that would impact the implementation of NSR. Soon, EPA will publish a notice of proposed rulemaking in theFederal Registerrequesting comment on certain aspects of each of these three rules.
The NSR program is a preconstruction clean air permitting program for industrial facilities that provides important public health and environmental protection.
For more information, visithttp://www.epa.gov/nsr/actions.html