Air Quality Public Engagement

The Division of Air Quality is committed to transparency and accessibility.
On this page, you'll find a collection of helpful links to items of public interest. 

Public Comments & Public Hearings

Accessing Air Quality Permits and Records

Many Division of Air Quality documents are available online.

Permits and Compliance Records Search
Search for facility-related permit and compliance documents (final signed permits, inspection reports, compliance letters, etc.)

Map of facilities with Air Permits

Active Air Permit Applications Status Reports. View a list of all air permit applications currently being processed by DAQ.

Environmental Application Tracker View active applications on a map format

NC Emissions Summary Tool  Search criteria pollutant, hazardous/toxic pollutant and greenhouse gas emissions for 1993 to 2017.

ECHO - EPA Compliance and Enforcement History Online Search Tool -Search US EPA records for facilities

Public Records Requests

To submit a public records request or FOIA request, please contact:
Shawn Taylor
Public Information Officer

Get Involved

Interested in Air Quality issues? Join our stakeholder group to learn more about air quality issues and ask questions about the division.

Outside Involvement Committee

The Air Quality Committee assists the Environmental Management Commission in carrying out its responsibilities related to adopting rules for the protection, preservation and enhancement of the state's air resources.

Air Quality Committee 

Stay Informed

Follow DAQ on social media

Subscribe for the latest air quality forecasts and pollen information from the Division of Air Quality and photos and updates about North Carolina's air quality outreach and education efforts with the NC Air Awareness program.

Get the latest news

The Division of Air Quality announces grant opportunities, significant air quality permitting actions, new rules and other items of public interest through news releases. DAQ also posts notices of public comment periods and upcoming hearings and other event notices.

DAQ Press Releases

DAQ Public Notices & Hearings

DAQ Upcoming Events

Subscribe to our forecasts

Sign up to receive emails about air quality forecasts or daily pollen reports via EnviroFlash.

Subscribe to NC Air Quality Forecast Emails

Subscribe to NC Daily Pollen Report Emails

Our forecasts and other air quality data tools are also available through the Air Quality Portal and via RSS feed.


For additional assistance or information about the Division of Air Quality, contact:

Shawn Taylor
Public Information Officer
(919) 707-8446