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.
New Permit Program
The Division of Air Quality has established a new permitting program for sandblasting outdoor water tanks to remove lead-based paint.
Public Hearing Exhibits
Review public hearing exhibits from Division of Air Quality public hearings.
Learn about the risks of asbestos and how to Delaware works to protect us.
Find out how Delaware works with other states to improve air quality.