Act 250 Criterion 1: Air


Air Pollution and Dust


The Agency reviews projects to ensure compliance with applicable air quality regulations, as well as nuisance regulations regarding dust and emissions. Depending on project activities, the Agency may request permit conditions regarding operational measures to reduce dust emissions, or a project may require a permit from the Air Quality and Climate Division.

ANR Technical Program

Air Quality and Climate Division

Criterion Specific Site Plan Information

Location of emission sources (if applicable)

Criterion Specific Narrative Information

Describe measures for control and minimization of dust, air quality and air pollutants

Policy/Guidance Documents & Rules

Air Quality Rules

ANR Permits/Approvals

Air Pollution Control and/or Construction Permit

Examples of Project Types

Sand and gravel pits, quarries, and associated extraction activities (crushers, hot mix plants, concrete cement batching); projects with large generators/engines; industrial processes involving dust generating activities, spray coating, metal plating, furniture/plywood/veneer manufacturing