Tag: Division for Air Quality


Kentucky Emission Inventory Survey due April 13, 2018

On March 9, 2018, the Kentucky Division for Air Quality (DAQ) mailed notification letters to permitted sources that are required to complete a 2017 Emission Inventory Survey (EIS). Notification was also sent by email to the facility contact listed in DAQ’s database. The EIS contains a list of permitted operations and emission factors that allows […]


MEK to Be Removed from Kentucky List of Hazardous Air Pollutants

On November 14, 2016, the Division for Air Quality (DAQ) filed an amendment to administrative regulation 401 KAR 63:060. This regulation establishes the list of hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) and source categories consistent with Section 112 of the Clean Air Act (CAA). One important change included in the amendment is the removal of Methyl Ethyl […]


DAQ Establishes Updated Title V Air Emissions Fee

On December 2, 2016, the Kentucky Division for Air Quality (DAQ) held a public hearing to establish the Title V air emissions fee for the upcoming year. The fees are used by DAQ to cover all reasonable costs of administering the state air permit program. During the hearing, Margaret Hunter announced that DAQ proposes to […]


How Far We've Come

An opinion piece in the Washington Times by Kathleen Hartnett White in February 2013 highlights a message we have heard in Kentucky from John Lyons, Director of Kentucky’s Division for Air Quality.  The message is a reminder that we have taken massive steps forward in cleaning up our air (and our soils and water) over […]