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OTC Public Comment Period

The Ozone Transport Commission (OTC) is soliciting public comments regarding a proposed recommendation proposing a control measure to establish daily control technology optimization requirements and daily nitrogen oxide (NOx) emission limits at coal-fired electricity generating units (EGUs) in Pennsylvania.
Notice of Public
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Title V Permit Renewal Application: BASF Colors and Effects USA LLC

BASF Colors and Effects USA LLC has submitted a request for a permit renewal, pursuant to 7 DE Admin. Code 1130, Section 7, for an operating permit for its facility at 205 South James Street, in Newport.
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Public Hearing: Proposed Amendments to 7 DE Admin. Code 1125, Requirements for Preconstruction Review

The Division of Air Quality will conduct a public hearing on proposed amendments to 7 DE Admin. Code 1125, Requirements for Preconstruction Review (Docket # 2019-R-A-0018) at 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 25, 2019, in the DNREC Auditorium at 89 Kings Highway, Dover.
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Particulate Matter

Tiny airborne particles found in haze, smoke and airborne dust, and known as “particulate matter” and usually abbreviated as PM2.5, can occur year-round and can cause serious health problems. Delaware monitors for particulate matter at sites around the state, and works with local governments and other partners in the Delaware Particulate Matter Advance Program to reduce
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The Division of Air Quality Page Has Moved…

We’ve changed the URL for the Division of Air Quality. It is now dnrec.alpha.delaware.gov/air/.   Sorry for any
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Division of Air Quality

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
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Topic: Climate Change

Climate change is happening now and it affects our everyday lives. We are seeing increased frequency and strength of coastal storms. Rainfall events are becoming more severe. Heat waves are affecting human health and our valuable agricultural sector. And, as a coastal state, we must pay attention to changes in sea levels.
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Topic: Clean Air

Humans, plants, and animals all need clean air to survive. A variety of human activities can add pollutants to the air and harm our health. DNREC has several programs to help ensure Delaware’s air meets State and Federal Air Quality Standards. These standards protect public health and the environment. DNREC staff track air quality
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