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Clean Air Act Permitting Authorities in Alaska

Clean Air Act permitting in Alaska is the shared responsibility of EPA Region 10 and the agencies listed below.

Indian Country

Permitting Agency Types of Permits Issued
EPA Region 10
  • Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) construction permits.
  • Minor New Source Review (mNSR) construction permits.
  • Nonattainment New Source Review (nNSR) construction permits.
  • Title V operating permits.

For more information, visit air permits issued by EPA Region 10.


Outer Continental Shelf (more than 3 miles off Alaska coastline, except off the North Slope)

Permitting Agency Types of Permits Issued
EPA Region 10
  • Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) construction permits.
  • Minor New Source Review (mNSR) construction permits.
  • Nonattainment New Source Review (nNSR) construction permits.
  • Title V operating permits.

Note: mNSR and nNSR do not apply more than 28 miles off of the coast line.

For more information, visit air permits issued by EPA Region 10.


All Other Areas in Alaska

Permitting Agency Types of Permits Issued
Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation
  • Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) construction permits
  • Minor New Source Review (mNSR) construction permits
  • Nonattainment New Source Review (nNSR) construction permits
  • Title V operating permits

For more information, visit Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation air permit programExit