The Air Division is responsible for ensuring the air quality in 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.  These goals are accomplished by collecting air quality and emission related data and developing programs, plans, and regulations necessary to protect air quality and the public.  The division implements, or assists in the implementation, of all such air related programs.

The Environmental Permits Division (EPD) is responsible for implementing air related permitting programs.  Air permitting information, along with links to all permitting related Applications and Forms, can be found on the EPD webpage.

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Contact Information

Street Address
Office of Pollution Control
Air Division
515 East Amite Street
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.