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Clean Air Act Permitting Authorities in Oregon

Clean Air Act permitting in Oregon 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.
  • Nonattainmment New Source Review (nNSR) construction permits.
  • Title V operating permits.
  • Non-Title V operating permits.

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


Outer Continental Shelf (more than 3 miles off Oregon coastline)

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


Lane County

Permitting Agency Types of Permits Issued
Lane Regional Air Protection Agency
  • Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) construction permits.
  • Minor New Source Review (mNSR) construction permits.
  • Nonattainmment New Source Review (nNSR) construction permits.
  • Title V operating permits.

For more information, visit Lane Regional Air Protection Agency air quality permits. Exit


All Other Areas in Oregon

Permitting Agency Types of Permits Issued
Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
  • Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) construction permits.
  • Minor New Source Review (mNSR) construction permits.
  • Nonattainmment New Source Review (nNSR) construction permits.
  • Title V operating permits.

For more information, visit Oregon Department of Environmental Quality air quality permitsExit