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Guidance Documents Managed by the Office of Air and Radiation

This page displays a list of all documents managed by the Office of Air and Radiation designated as guidance documentsGuidance DocumentsAgency statements of general applicability, intended to have future effects on the behavior of regulated parties, that set forth a policy on a statutory, regulatory, or technical issue, or an interpretation of a statute or regulation, with some exceptions as detailed in E.O. 13891, Section 2(b). EPA's guidance documents lack the force and effect of law, unless expressly authorized by statute or incorporated into a contract. The agency may not cite, use, or rely on any guidance that is not posted on this website, except to establish historical facts.

NOTE: EPA received an extension from the Office of Management and Budget for full compliance with Section 3(b) of EO 13891. Accordingly, EPA’s guidance portal will include all active guidance by July 31, 2020.