Air Regulations - Chapter 40

The official published text of agency regulations is provided by the Division of Legislative Services through links to the Legislative Information System (LIS). Links to PDF documents have been provided for your convenience to more easily find material in some of the larger chapters.  Should there be a conflict between the two, please contact Karen Sabasteanski.

Part I - Special Provisions

  • Part I - Special Provisions (Sections 10 to 50)

Part II - Emission Standards

  • Article 1 - Visible Emissions and Fugitive Dust/Emissions (Sections 60 to 120)
  • Article 2 - Odor (Sections 130 to 150)
  • Article 3 - Toxic Pollutants (Sections 160 to 230) - [Replaced by Article 4 in chapter 60]
  • Article 4 - General Process Operations (Sections 240 to 420)
  • Article 5 - Synthesized Pharmaceutical Products Manufacturing (Sections 430 to 570)
  • Article 6 - Rubber Tire Manufacturing Operations (Sections 580 to 720)
  • Article 7 - Incinerators (Sections 730 to 870)
  • Article 8 - Fuel Burning Equipment (Sections 880 to 1040)
  • Article 9 - Coke Ovens (Sections 1050 to 1190)
  • Article 10 - Asphalt Concrete Plants (Sections 1200 to 1330)
  • Article 11 - Petroleum Refinery Operations (Sections 1340 to 1510)
  • Article 12 - Chemical Fertilizer Manufacturing Operations (Sections 1520 to 1650)
  • Article 13 - Kraft Pulp Mills (Sections 1660 to 1810)
  • Article 14 - Sand-Gravel Processing; Stone Quarrying & Processing (Sections 1820 to 1950)
  • Article 15 - Coal Preparation Plants (Sections 1960 to 2090)
  • Article 16 - Portland Cement Plants (Sections 2100 to 2240)
  • Article 17 - Woodworking Operations (Sections 2250 to 2380)
  • Article 18 - Primary and Secondary Metal Operations (Sections 2390 to 2530)
  • Article 19 - Lightweight Aggregate Process Operations (Sections 2540 to 2680)
  • Article 20 - Feed Manufacturing Operations (Sections 2690 to 2820)
  • Article 21 - Sulfuric Acid Production Units (Sections 2830 to 2970)
  • Article 22 - Sulfur Recovery Operations (Sections 2980 to 3110)
  • Article 23 - Nitric Acid Production Units (Sections 3120 to 3250)
  • Article 24 - Solvent Metal Cleaning Operations (Sections 3260 to 3400)
  • Article 25 - VOC Storage & Transfer Operations (Sections 3410 to 3550)
  • Article 26 - Large Appliance Coating Application Systems (Sections 3560 to 3700)
  • Article 27 - Magnet Wire Coating Application Systems (Sections 3710 to 3850)
  • Article 28 - Automobile and Light Duty Truck Coating Application (Sections 3860 to 4000)
  • Article 29 - Can Coating Application Systems (Sections 4010 to 4150)
  • Article 30 - Metal Coil Coating Application Systems (Sections 4160 to 4300)
  • Article 31 - Paper and Fabric Coating Application Systems (Sections 4310 to 4450)
  • Article 32 - Vinyl Coating Application Systems (Sections 4460 to 4600)
  • Article 33 - Metal Furniture Coating Application Systems (Sections 4610 to 4750)
  • Article 34 - Miscellaneous Metal Parts /Products Coating Application (Sections 4760 to 4900)
  • Article 35 - Flatwood Paneling Coating Application Systems (Sections 4910 to 5050)
  • Article 36 - Graphic Arts Printing Processes (Sections 5060 to 5190)
  • Article 37 - Petroleum Liquid Storage and Transfer Operations (Sections 5200 to 5340)
  • Article 38 - Dry Cleaning Systems (Sections 5350 to 5480) - [Repealed]
  • Article 39 - Asphalt Paving Operations (Sections 5490 to 5590) - [Replaced by Article 7, chapter 45]
  • Article 40 - Open Burning (Sections 5600 to 5645) - [Replaced by Chapter 130]
  • Article 41 - Mobile Sources (Sections 5650 to 5690)
  • Article 42 - Portable Fuel Container Spillage Control (Sections 5700 to 5770) - [Replaced by Articles 1 and 2, chapter 45]
  • Article 43 - Municipal Solid Waste Landfills (Sections 5800 to 5920)
  • Article 43.1 - Municipal Solid Waste Landfills for which Construction, Reconstruction, or Modification was Commenced On or Before July 17, 2014 (Sections 5925 to 5990)
  • Article 44 - Hospital/medical/infectious Waste Incinerators (Sections 6000 to 6230) - [Repealed]
  • Article 45 - Commercial/Industrial Solid Waste Incinerators (Sections 6250 to 6520)
  • Article 46 - Small Municipal Waste Combustors (Sections 6550 to 6810)
  • Article 47 - Solvent Cleaning (Sections 6820 to 6960)
  • Article 48 - Mobile Equipment Repair and Refinishing (Sections 6970 to 7110)
  • Article 49 - Architectural and Industrial Maintenance Coatings (Sections 7120 to 7230) - [Replaced by Article 5, chapter 45]
  • Article 50 - Consumer Products (Sections 7240 to 7360) - [Replaced by Articles 3 and 4, chapter 45]
  • Article 51 - Stationary Sources Subject to Case-by-Case RACT Determinations (Sections 7370 to 7540)
  • Article 52 - Best Available Retrofit Technology (BART) (Sections 7550 to 7710)
  • Article 53 - Lithographic Printing Processes (Sections 7800 to 7940)
  • Article 54 - Large Municipal Waste Combustors (Sections 7950 to 8190)
  • Article 55 - Sewage Sludge Incinerators (Sections 8200 to 8370)
  • Article 56 - Letterpress Printing Operations (Sections 8380 to 8418)
  • Article 56.1 - Lithographic Printing Operations (Sections 8420 to 8480)
  • Article 57 - Industrial Solvent Cleaning Operations (Sections 8510 to 8650)
  • Article 58 - Miscellaneous Industrial Adhesive Application Processes (Sections 8660 to 8800)
  • Article 59 - Miscellaneous Metal Parts and Products Coating Application Systems (Sections 8810 to 8950)
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