Air Quality Rules, Regulations & Policies

The North Dakota Department of Environmental Quality is charged with protecting the air quality of North Dakota under North Dakota Century Code Chapter 23.1-06 Air Pollution Control.

For questions related to North Dakota Air Regulations contact the Department at 701.328.5188 or AirQuality@nd.gov.



Article 15—Air Pollution Control Rules

Chapter

Title

Related Links

33.1-15-01 General Provisions
33.1-15-02 Ambient Air Standards 40 CFR 50
33.1-15-03 Restriction of Emission of Visible Air Contaminants
33.1-15-04 Open Burning Restrictions
33.1-15-05 Emissions of Particulate Matter Restricted
33.1-15-06 Emissions of Sulfur Compounds Restricted
33.1-15-07 Control of Organic Compounds Emissions
33.1-15-08 Control of Air Pollution From Vehicles and Other Internal Combustion Engines
33-15-09 Emission of Certain Settle-able Acids and Alkaline Substances Restricted [Repealed]
33.1-15-10 Control of Pesticides
33.1-15-11 Prevention of Air Pollution Emergency Episodes
33.1-15-12 Standards of Performance for New Stationary Sources 40 CFR 60.1 to 60.499, 40 CFR 60.500 to 60.5880, 40 CFR 60 Appx.
33.1-15-13 Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants 40 CFR 61
33.1-15-14 Designated Air Contaminant Sources, Permit to Construct,
Minor Source Permit to Operate, Title V Permit to Operate
33.1-15-15 Prevention of Significant Deterioration of Air Quality 40 CFR 52, NSR
33.1-15-16 Restriction of Odorous Air Contaminants
33.1-15-17 Restriction of Fugitive Emissions
33.1-15-18 Stack Heights
33.1-15-19 Visibility Protection
33.1-15-20 Control of Emissions From Oil and Gas Well Production Facilities
33.1-15-21 Acid Rain Program 40 CFR 72 – 77, Title IV
33.1-15-22 Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Source Categories 40 CFR 63
33.1-15-23 Fees
33.1-15-24 Standards for Lead-Based Paint Activities 40 CFR 745 & 24 CFR 35
33.1-15-25 Regional Haze Requirements Regional Haze Program

Hard Copy of Air Pollution Control Rules

A copy of the Air Pollution Control Rules for the State of North Dakota may be obtained for a fee of $15.00 per copy (to help defray the cost of printing and postage). Send check or money order (payable to: North Dakota Department of Environmental Quality) to:

    North Dakota Department of Environmental Quality
    Division of Air Quality
    918 East Divide Avenue, 2nd Floor
    Bismarck, ND 58501

Upon receipt of your payment in the amount of $15.00 we will transmit to you a copy of the Air Pollution Control Rules. Your check or money order will be your receipt.


 

Records Retention Schedule (10/23/15)

Outdoor Air Quality

Title

Rev. Date

Topic

Aerial Application of Pesticide April 04, 2014 Miscellaneous
Aerial Spraying Approval Guidelines 2012 Miscellaneous
AERMET Surface & Upper-Air Meteorology Station 2004 to 2008 Modeling
Air Dispersion Modeling for Emergency Engines / Flares 06 October 2014 Modeling
Air Pollution Control Equipment Operations (August) 20 August 2012 Oil & Gas
Air Pollution Control Equipment Operations (October) 19 October 2012 Oil & Gas
Billing for Open Records Request Current Miscellaneous
Compressor Engines & Glycol Dehydration Units 23 January 2015 Modeling
Criteria Pollutant Modeling Requirements for a Permit to Construct 06 October 2014 Modeling
Delegation of Clean Air Act New Source Performance Standards 29 August 2009 Permitting
Electric Compressor Policy 21 November 2012 Permitting
Emission Testing Guideline 09 February 2009 Compliance
Hourly Ozone Sites 2004 to 2008 Modeling
Memo to Operators Regarding Bakken Pool Guidance Document 02 May 2011 Oil &Gas
Model Input Parameters for Flares 10 November 2010 Modeling
New Registration Fee and Form for Oil and Gas Production Facilities 27 November 2012 Fees
Odor Certification Guideline 03 March 2006 Training
Oil and Gas Production Facilities Bakken Pool Guidance (aka Bakken Guidance) 02 May 2011 Oil &Gas
Oil and Gas Emission Calculation Workbook (.xls) 07 March 2013 Oil &Gas
Permitting of Concrete Batch Plants and Cement Handling Facilities 28 January 2005 Permitting
Policy for the Control of Hazardous Air Pollutant (HAP) Emissions in ND (Air Toxics Policy) 25 August 2010 Modeling
Portable Analyzer Standard Operating Procedure 02 May 2007 Compliance
Recommended AERSURFACE Inputs (North Dakota) 01 March 2017 Modeling
Reporting of Excess Opacity Emissions 10 February 2006 Compliance
Storage Vessel Guidance 09 October 2013 Oil &Gas
Temporary JT Skid/Liquids Knockouts Guidance 29 January 2014 Oil &Gas
User's Instructions for HRLYNAAQS 24 September 2010 Modeling
Instructions for Title V Permit to Operate Applications 01 September 2009 Permitting
Title V Annual Compliance Certification Report (Example) 01 October 2002 Reporting
List of Trivial Activities for Development of Title V Applications 22 February 2008 Permitting
Criteria Required for Determination of a Complete Application for Title V Permit to Operate N/A Permitting
Compliance Assurance Monitoring (CAM) Guidance N/A Compliance
Title V Permit to Operate 22 June 2010 Permitting
General Information Concerning the Air Pollution Control Permit Fee System 01 September 2012 Permitting
NDDoH Clarification of VOC Emission Responsibilities for Oil & Gas Facilities Producing Prior to June 1, 2011 16 July 2011 Oil &Gas
Storage Vessels at Oil & Gas non-Production Facilities 27 May 2015 Oil &Gas
Bakken Pool Oil & Gas Guidance Policy Method 22 Clarification 10 October 2011 Oil &Gas
Permit to Construct Application Fee Increase 01 June 2016 Permitting
Title V Permit to Operate Fee Schedule (2018) 02 January 2018 Permitting
North Dakota Minor Source Baseline Dates 03 March 2016 Modeling

  

Rules affecting North Dakota Sources

Final and proposed rules can be found in the Federal Register Environment. A list of proposed and final rules that apply to North Dakota sources or have applicability to ND are listed below. Please note that this is not a complete list of all proposed rules and rules that may apply to sources within North Dakota, sources are responsible for adhering to all State and Federal Air Pollution Control Rules.



See our Rule Development page.

For more information see our Small Business Technical and Environmental Compliance Assistance Program page.

A copy of the Air Pollution Control Rules for the State of North Dakota may be obtained for a fee of $15.00 per copy (to help defray the cost of printing and postage). Send check or money order (payable to: North Dakota Department of Environmental Quality) to:

North Dakota Department of Environmental Quality
Division of Air Quality
918 E. Divide Ave, 2nd Floor
Bismarck, ND 58501

Upon receipt of your payment in the amount of $15.00 we will transmit to you a copy of the Air Pollution Control Rules. Your check or money order will be your receipt.


Last Updated: 06/28/2019