The Division of Air Quality monitors and regulates all emissions to the air. It issues permits to construct and permits to operate air contaminant sources. It maintains emission inventories from business and industry. It develops the State’s implementation plan as required by the Clean Air Act. It adopts new regulations and supports enforcement of existing regulations. And it permits and inspects asbestos removal efforts.
Mission: To continuously optimize Delaware’s air quality by working with citizens and business to protect public health, welfare, and the environment.
Air Quality Forecast
Learn about the Air Quality Index and find the current forecast.
Regulations Under Development
Learn about updates to regulations and state implementation plans.
Public Hearing Exhibits
Review public hearing exhibits from Division of Air Quality.
Learn about air quality monitoring and air quality monitoring special studies.
Find out what’s allowed and what’s not. Read the Citizens Guide to Open Burning.
Learn about the risks of asbestos and how Delaware works to protect us.
Find out how Delaware works with other states to improve air quality.
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