Air

The Air Division is responsible for ensuring that air quality within Mississippi is protective of public health and welfare. The division is charged with controlling, preventing, and abating air pollution to achieve compliance with air emission regulations pursuant to the Mississippi Air and Water Pollution Control Act, applicable regulations promulgated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the Federal Clean Air Act.

All air permitting is handled in the MDEQ Environmental Permits Division (EPD).

 

New Information

 VISIBLE EMISSIONS EVALUATION TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION SESSION (SMOKE SCHOOL), APRIL 9-11, 2018
PROPOSED ACTIONS FOR PUBLIC COMMENT
Public comment period begins February 2, 2018
Public comment period ends March 5, 2018
Public hearing date: March 5, 2018

1. Proposed amendments to Mississippi Administrative Code, Title 11, Part 1, Chapter 5, “Mississippi Environmental Quality Permit Board: Regulations Regarding Administrative Procedures Pursuant to the Mississippi Administrative Procedures Act”.

2. Proposed amendments to Mississippi Administrative Code, Title 11, Part 2, Chapter 1, “Mississippi Commission on Environmental Quality, Air Emission Regulations for the Prevention, Abatement, and Control of Air Contaminants”.

3. Proposed State Implementation Plan (SIP) Revision to incorporate amendments of state regulations into the SIP pursuant to the requirements of Section 110(a)(2)(E)(ii) and Section 128(a)(1) & (2) of the Federal Clean Air Act.

Contact Information
Street Address
Office of Pollution Control
Air Division
515 East Amite St
Jackson, MS 39201
Mailing Address
Office of Pollution Control
Air Division
P. O. Box 2261
Jackson, MS 39225

Fax Numbers: (601) 961-5725 or (601) 961-5742

To view the Air Division’s organizational chart, click here.