Rule Development

This page is dedicated to Air Quality Rule Development.

Questions may be addressed to the North Dakota Department of Environmental Quality at 701-328-5188, or email

For Current Rules and Regulations and Department Polices see Department's Air Quality Rules, Regulations & Policies page.

For a listing of current ERAC members see the Governor's Website.

Adopt and Amend Administrative Rules and State Implementation Plan (SIP) Relating to Air Pollution Control

  • Rulemaking:NDAC 33.1-15 and State Implementation Plan (SIP)
  • Public Comment Period Begins: December 19, 2019
  • Public Comment Period Ends: February 17, 2020
  • Public Hearing: February 7, 2020 at 9:00 A.M. CST

  • Gold Seal Center, Basement Conference Room
    918 E Divide Avenue
    Bismarck, ND

Click on each Chapter below to expand it for more details.

For a summary of the current rulemaking see the Rulemaking Summary.

State Implementation Plan (SIP)

Available Documents

NDAC 33.1-15-01

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NDAC 33.1-15-02

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NDAC 33.1-15-03

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NDAC 33.1-15-07

Notice of Opportunity to Comment on Rulemaking Petition and Solicitation of Views on Administrative Rules Relating to Air Emissions from Oil and Gas Production Facilities

All Counties

  • Public Comment Period Ends: December 13, 2019
  • Public Hearing: November 12, 2019 at 6:00 P.M. CT
  • DEQ Environmental Training Center
    2639 East Main Avenue
    Bismarck, ND

Available Documents Hearing and Comments Received

NDAC 33.1-15-12

Available Documents 40 CFR 60, Subpart UUUU
For more information about 40 CFR Part 60, Subpart UUUU—Emission Guidelines for Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Compliance Times for Electric Utility Generating Units, see our Clean Power Plan page.

NDAC 33.1-15-14

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NDAC 33.1-15-15

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NDAC 33.1-15-19

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NDAC 33.1-15-20

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NDAC 33.1-15-25

See Regional Haze page.
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Last Updated: 03/17/2020