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 Information Links

Open for Public Comment

Open for Public Comment

Public notices, draft permits and draft reviews are posted in Public Notices and Hearings on the start and end date of each comment period.
Open comment periods on air permits are listed here for convenience. Instructions for submitting comments are included in the public notice document of each permit. 

Comments can also be emailed to Please include the permit name and number in the subject.

Facility Comment period  
Jordan Lumber & Supply, Co. Public comment period begins 12/23/2020 and ends 1/22/2021  
City of Greensboro - T.Z. Osborne Water Reclamation Facility  Public comment period begins 1/13/2021 and ends 2/12/2021  

Title V Email List

The North Carolina Division of Air Quality Permitting Section maintains an email list for dissemination of permitting information to interested parties. These emails include public notices with draft permits and application reviews. Final permits will be distributed through this email list as well. Please note that only permitting actions that are processed through the public notice procedures will be distributed. To have your email address added to the list of recipients, please send a request to Kathy Hash.

Public Hearings

Public Hearings

Notices for public hearings are posted in Public Notices and Hearings.

Upcoming Public Hearings:


Recent Public Hearings:

November 16, 2020 at 6 p.m.
June 22, 2020 at 6 p.m.
WebEx Recording - Begins at 4:25
Virtual: March 31, 2020

July 22, 2019
Proposed adoption of the Control of Emissions from Log Fumigation Operations rule and the amendment of the Toxic Air Pollutant Guidelines rule

July 23, 2019
Proposed adoption of the Control of Emissions from Log Fumigation Operations rule and the amendment of the Toxic Air Pollutant Guidelines rule

July 15, 2019
Public Meeting/Hearing on Draft Permit for Enviva Pellets Sampson, LLC
Audio Recording

May 22, 2019  
Readoption of Group 5 Air Quality Rules (15A NCAC 02D .0600, .2100, .2300, and .2600)

April 23, 2019
Public Meeting and Public Hearing on Draft Permit for Cape Fear Coal Ash Beneficiation
Audio Recording

Feb 18, 2019 
Public Hearing on Chemours Company Fayetteville Works -Thermal Oxidizer draft permit
Audio Recording

Jan 29 & 31, 2019
Public Hearings on Readoption of Group 4 Air Quality Rules

November 8, 2018
Enviva Pellets LLC Hamlet Public Hearing 
Audio Recording

Accessing Air Quality Permits and Records

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


  • List of all permits:  OR 
  • List of Title V permits:  OR 

Public Records Requests

To submit a public records request or FOIA request, please contact:

Zaynab Nasif
Public Information Officer
(919) 707-8446

Get Involved

Get Involved

Interested in Air Quality Issues? There are several ways to get involved. 

Outside Involvement Committee
Join our stakeholder group to learn more about air quality issues and ask questions about the division.

Air Quality 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.

Stay Informed

Stay Informed


Facebook pages for the NC Air Awareness program, with photos and updates about North Carolina's air quality outreach and education efforts, and the NC Air Quality Forecast Center, with updates about current and expected air quality across the state.


Tweets for air quality forecasts and pollen counts in North Carolina.


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


Education and outreach videos for the NC Air Awareness program, activities and lessons for teachers, and more.

For additional assistance or information, contact:

Zaynab Nasif
Public Information Officer
(919) 707-8446