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Idaho Bulk Transmission Air Quality Assessment(15-ID)

In Idaho, bulk transmission project construction activities and equipment typically do not require an Air Quality Permit to Construct from the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality, Air Quality Division. 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 to Construct pursuant to Idaho Admin. Code r.

A developer must comply with fugitive dust rules contained in Idaho Admin. Code r.–651, which require a developer to take all reasonable precautions to prevent particulate matter from becoming airborne. Idaho Admin. Code r. 651. 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.