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Arkansas Bulk Transmission Air Quality Assessment(15-AR)

In Arkansas, bulk transmission project construction activities and equipment typically do not require an Air Quality Permit from the Arkansas Department of Energy and Environment, Division of Environmental Quality, Office of Air Quality. The temporary use of a portable diesel generator that qualifies as a “nonroad engine” under 40 C.F.R. § 89.2 does not require an Air Quality Permit pursuant to 14 Ark. Code R. § 18.301.

A developer must comply with fugitive dust rules contained in 14 Ark. Code R. § 18.901 which require a developer to apply all reasonable measures to prevent unnecessary amounts of particulate matter from becoming airborne. 14 Ark. Code R. § 18.901. The developer should consider the project’s impact on air quality and comply with federal and state law.

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Determine Which State and Federal Permits Apply

Use this overview flowchart and following steps to learn which federal and state permits apply to your projects.