The Different Kinds of NSR Authorizations
Now that we've touched on the basic functions of the Air Permits Division and covered some key permitting terms, let's get into the different authorizations evaluated by division staff. The division has a "pyramid" approach to permitting as identified below.
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Note that this "pyramid" approach does allow sources and facilities to use a less complex authorization mechanism if emissions are appropriately reduced.
More detailed information regarding each level of the permitting pyramid can be found on the following pages.