Title V Operating Permits

Participate in the Permitting Process

The Public Participation Process

Title V programs offer the public opportunities to participate:
  • Comment on and request a public hearing on draft permits,
  • Appeal Part 70 permits in state court
  • Petition the EPA to object to a permit
  • Appeal EPA-issued permits to the Environmental Appeals Board and federal courts
  • Track compliance by reviewing reports/certifications submitted by sources
  • Bring citizen suit in civil court for permit noncompliance

Petitions to Object to Operating Permits Under Clean Air Act Section 505(b)(2)

Any person may petition the EPA to object to certain Part 70 permits. Submitted petitions and EPA responses may be viewed at the  EPA Title V Petition Database.

Part 70 Permits in Electronic Format (where available) – Draft permits, final permits, applications, or summary lists identifying such permits:

Region State

Region 1

Connecticut (final)

Maine (final)

Massachusetts (draft/final)

New Hampshire (draft/final)

Rhode Island (final)

Vermont (draft/final)

Region 2

New York (draft/final)

New Jersey (final)

Region 3

Maryland (final)

Virginia (final)

West Virginia (final)

Region 4

Florida (draft/final)

Kentucky (draft/final)

Jefferson County, Kentucky (draft/final)

Mississippi (final)

North Carolina (draft/final permits)- Select “Title V” as “Class”

Georgia (draft/final)

Tennessee (draft/final)

Region 5

Electronic Permits Online (Covers Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin)

Region 6

Arkansas – (final)

Oklahoma (draft/final)

Texas (draft/final)

EPA Database – See “Operating Permit Timeline”

Region 7

Iowa (draft/final)

Missouri (draft/final)

Nebraska (draft/final)

Region 8

Colorado (final)

Region 9

EPA Database (proposed/final)

Region 10

Alaska  (draft/final)

Idaho – (draft/final)

Oregon (final)

Northwest Washington (draft/final)

Olympic Region (draft/final)

Puget Sound (draft/final)

Spokane County (draft/final)

Southwest Clean Air Agency (draft/final)

EPA Comments and Objection Letters on Proposed Permits
EPA may comment on, and formally object to, draft part 70 permits, independent of a public petition asking us to do so.

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