Other Programs in Air Compliance Assurance


trucks idling

Connecticut law prohibits vehicles of all kinds from unnecessary idling for more than 3 minutes. Reducing emissions from idling motor vehicle engines is one of the most important air quality issues in CT today. "No Idling" is the law!

Emission Reduction

smoke stack

Owners and operators of major sources of air pollution may find information on emission reduction credits, offsets for NSR, NOx trading, and other emission trading related information.

Gasoline Dispensing Facilities

car refueling

Stage I, Stage II, and Onboard Refueling Vapor Recovery (ORVR) systems allow for the control of gasoline vapor emissions resulting from gasoline delivery and vehicle refueling at gasoline dispensing facilities.

Open Burning

open burning

Open burning is the burning of any matter, where smoke and other emissions are released directly into the ambient air without passing through an adequate stack or flue. Open burning pollutes the air and can make it difficult for people with respiratory problems to breathe.

Wood Burning in Connecticut

outdoor wood burning furnace

Wood burning provides an alternative source of energy; however, it can create nuisance odors and smoke. In burning this solid fuel, while one cannot avoid the production of wood smoke particles, there are steps that can help to reduce their impact.


Content Last Updated: August 27, 2021