COVID-19 related updates for the Bureau of Air Management can be found on DEEP's COVID-19 Response Page.
New Air Quality Educational Resources: Are you wondering how DEEP tracks, maintains and evaluates Connecticut’s air quality? Or wondering what we are seeing with recent events? We have got you covered. Check out DEEP’s newest air quality education resource.
Introduction to air quality.
Satellite Data and an early look at "Stay-Safe Stay-Home" impacts.
A preview of the impact of "Stay-Safe Stay-Home" on air quality in Connecticut.
Learn about the air quality index (AQI) and what you can do for better air quality!
For more information refer to: Air Current News
Air quality is monitored through real time, direct measurements of our ambient air, and is forecasted using complex models to predict future air quality events. The Agency utilizes both of these methods to protect public health and plan for long term air quality control. Learn more about the air quality forecast, measuring air quality in Connecticut, and the health effects of air pollution.
Air Quality Planning
Air quality planning is an iterative process that incorporates detailed modeling analyses, assessments of air pollution sources such as mobile sources, continual evaluation of federal and state regulations and creative strategies to address air pollution outside the scope of regulations. Learn more about the sources of air pollution and the strategies to improve air quality in Connecticut, including regulatory programs, incentives and more.
DEEP’s air compliance assurance program utilizes source monitoring, inspection, report review, administrative enforcement and a variety of other tools to ensure that the operation of sources of air pollution and related activities comply with all applicable orders, permits, the Connecticut General Statutes, and the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies. Learn more about the compliance assurance program, download reporting forms and more.
An emissions inventory is a detailed list of air pollutant emissions associated with the various sources of emissions. View emission inventory information, inventory forms (EMIT access, etc.) and more.
Outreach and Education
Outreach and education is important for both informing the public of the Bureau's data, policy and other planning efforts and, informing the Bureau of the public's perception, needs and other related expertise. Find information about the Bureau's regular stakeholder meeting (SIPRAC), special events, fact sheets, webinars and more.
A variety of air quality permits are issued to ensure that emissions from sources of air pollution do not harm public health or cause significant degradation to air quality. Find emissions statement guidance, permit application forms, Title V permits, modeling guidance and more.
The Radiation Division sets standards for the safe operation of equipment that produces radiation and for the possession, use, storage, transportation and disposal of radioactive material. The division inspects facilities that use radioactive material, x-ray machines and other radiation producing devices and is responsible for responding to reports of accidents and incidents involving radioactive materials. of radiation, emergency response, how to register your emitting devices and more.
Do you have a technical question regarding air permitting?
Please call the Engineer of the Day at 860-424-4152
Would you like to file a complaint about odors or an air pollution source?
Please call the Air Complaint Line at 860-424-3436 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Do you have another air related question?
Please call 860-424-4152
Content Last Updated June 17, 2020