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112(r) Mike Reid
One-Stop Permit Coordination and Assistance DEQ Environmental Assistance and Customer Service
1-877-623-6748 or 919-707-8100
A/C Compressor Disposition Waste Reduction: 919-715-6506
Acid Deposition / Acid Rain Randy Strait
Acid Rain Data Joette Steger
Adjudicatory Permit Form Mark Cuilla
Air Awareness: Environmental Education, Media, & Businesses Jonathan Navarro, Zaynab Nasif
Air Compressor Permit DOA Standards Division: 919-733-3313
Air Quality Action Day Elliot Tardif, Jonathan Navarro, Zaynab Nasif
Air Quality Monitoring Data Joette Steger
Alternative Fuels Brian Phillips
Ambient Monitoring Procedures Joette Steger
Animal Crematoria / Incinerators Regional Offices, Gary Saunders
Annual Air Pollutant Emissions Report Tammy Manning, Regional Offices
Anti-Idling Policy / Idle Reduction Brian Phillips
Artwork / Graphics Larry Goodwin, Jerome Moore, Zaynab Nasif
Asbestos (Demolition Notification, etc.) Asbestos Program: 919-707-5950
Asphalt Plant Calls (Misc.) Regional Offices, Zaynab Nasif
Asphalt Plant Testing Protocols Shannon Vogel
ATAST (Air Toxics Analytical Support Team) Jim Bowyer
Attainment / Nonattainment Areas Randy Strait
Autobody Shops Teresa Colon, Tony Pendola
Auto Emissions / Inspections Dave Willis, Brian Phillips
Automobile Registration Denial 877-421-0020 or 919-861-3185
BACT Analysis Booker Pullen
Boilers, Steam Gary Saunders
Brochures & Publications Zaynab Nasif
Budget Michele Godwin
Carbon Monoxide Joette Steger
Carbon Monoxide Monitoring Joette Steger
Carbon Monoxide Maintenance Areas Randy Strait
CFC Exams (Certifications) EPA: Wendell Reed - 404-562-9215
CFCs (Chlorinated flourocarbons) see also "Refrigerants" EPA: Wendell Reed  - 404-562-9215
Civil Penalties Steve Hall, Amy Vanderkop, Gary Saunders
Clean Air Act Requirements Mike AbraczinskasRandy Strait, Robin Barrows
CMAQ Congestion Mitigation Brian Phillips
Combustion Turbines Test Reports Shannon Vogel, Michael Pjetraj, Gary Saunders
Committee Hearings / Meetings (AQC, EMC) Joelle Burleson, Patrick Knowlson
Complaints / Companies Regional Offices
Complaints / Indoor Air Epidemiology: 919-707-5900
Complaints / Outdoor Air Regional Offices
Complaints / Workplace Air Occupational Health, Epidemiology: 919-707-5900
Compliance Assurance Monitoring (CAM) Samir ParekhGary Saunders
Compliance / Status of Test Reports Shannon VogelGary Saunders
Conformity / General Randy Strait
Conformity / Transportation Todd Pasley, Randy Strait, Brian Phillips
Continuous Emissions Monitoring (CEM) Dennis Igboko, Regional Offices
Contrails from Jet Aircraft Marion Herz, U.S. EPA: 202-564-1084
Crematoria / Animals Regional Offices, Gary Saunders
Database Queries Zaynab Nasif
Demolition Notification (Asbestos) Asbestos Program: 919-707-5950
DEQ Environmental Assistance and Customer Service DEQ Environmental Assistance and Customer Service
877-623-6748 or 919-707-8100
Dry Cleaners Waste Management: 919-707-8200
Early Action Compacts Randy Strait
Electronic Questions & Repairs Derrick House
EMC Air Questions: Rules & Amendments Joelle Burleson
EMC Air Questions: Meeting Agenda, dates, membership, etc. Lois Thomas: 919-707-9023
EMC Home Page
Emergencies (Reporting)

If you have an environmental emergency, don’t hesitate to call right away: 800-858-0368

Emissions (Automobile) Testing Dave Willis, Brian Phillips
Emission Factors, Stationary Sources Tammy Manning. Mark Cuilla
Emission Factors, Transportation Todd Pasley, Randy Strait
Emission Fees Mark Cuilla
Emissions, Fugitive - Complaints Regional Offices
Emissions, Fugitive - Rules Joelle Burleson
Emissions, Landfill Gases Tammy Manning, Josh Harris
Emissions Inventory (Area) (Non Point) Randy Strait, Kevin Ours
Emissions Inventory (Biogenic) Randy Strait
Emissions Inventory (EPA or another State) Tammy Manning
Emissions Inventory (Highway Mobile) Todd Pasley, Randy Strait
Emissions Inventory (Industry Point Source) Tammy Manning, Regional Offices
Emissions Inventory (nonroad Mobile) Randy Strait
Emissions Inventory (Point for Modeling) Ming Xie, Randy Strait
Emissions Inventory (Point Source) Data Queries Tammy Manning
Emissions Inventory (Toxics) Tammy Manning, Robin Barrows
Emission Reduction Grants Brian Phillips
Emission Reports & Retrievals Tammy Manning
Enforcement / Hearings / Fasttrack Cases / Action Steve Hall, Thaochi Vu, Gary Saunders
Environmental Education for Air Awareness Jonathan Navarro
Environmental Indicators Report Joette Steger
Environmental Justice Mike Abraczinskas
Environmental Permits Information and Coordination DEQ Environmental Assistance and Customer Service
877-623-6748 or 919-707-8100, or Mark Cuilla
Environmental Policy Act Connie Horne
Environmental Stewardship Initiative Angela Barger: 919-707-8126
Episodic Ozone Controls Randy Strait
Equipment Derrick House
ERC Mike Abraczinskas
Ethanol Brian Phillips
Fluoride Standards Joelle Burleson
Forecast Meteorologists Elliot Tardif, Bradley McLamb
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Zaynab Nasif
Freon Hotline (Federal) Atlanta EPA: Wendell Reed - 404-562-9215
Fuels Report - Sulfur Content Dennis IgbokoGary Saunders
Fugitive Emissions - Complaints Regional Offices
Fugitive Emissions - Rules Joelle Burleson
Furniture MACT Patrick Knowlson
Gasoline / Gas Vapor Brian Phillips, Scott Albright, Melanie Henderson
Gases from Landfills Josh Harris
Geographic Information Systems Todd Pasley
Glycol Ethers Jim Bowyer
Grants Brian Phillips
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Paula Hemmer, Tammy Manning
Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAP) / Title III Joelle Burleson, Nancy Jones
Health Concerns / Animal Production Epidemiology: 919-707-5900
Hog Farms (see also Pig Farms or Nitrogen Deposition) Gary Saunders or Regional Offices
HON (Hazardous Organic NESHAPS) Patrick Knowlson
Human Resources Wendy Minich
IBEAM Data Base - Compliance Bernard McKee
IBEAM Data Base - Emissions Tammy Manning
Incineration Regional Offices
Incinerator Emissions (Inventory) Tammy Manning
Incinerator Rules Joelle Burleson, Patrick Knowlson
Indoor Air Epidemiology: 919-707-5900
Indoor Air Quality Information Clearinghouse U.S. EPA 1-800-438-4318 or 1-301-585-9020
Initial Notification Report for HAPs / Title III Patrick Knowlson, Regional Office
Inspection & Maintenance (I/M) Dave Willis, Brian Phillips
Inspection Waiver for Cars and Trucks 877-421-0020 or 919-861-3189
Insulation (Home & Industrial) Epidemiology: 919-707-5900
Inventory Reports for Medical Waste Incinerators Tammy Manning
ISO 14000 Angela Barger: 919-707-8126
Lab Certification Jim Bowyer
Laboratory DAQ Jim Bowyer
Landfills, gas emissions Josh Harris
Lead Based Paint Environmental Health: 919-715-3293
Legislation Robin Barrows, Mike Abraczinskas
MACT (Maximum Achievable Control Technology) Robin Barrows
Mercury or CO2 Relating to Clean Smokestacks Randy StraitRobin Barrows
Mercury: Concerns about a Facility Regional Offices
Meteorological Data Elliot TardifTom Anderson
Method 5 Shannon Vogel, Michael Pjetraj, Gary Saunders
Mobile Sources: Implementation Brian Phillips, Dave Willis
Mobile Sources: Planning (modeling, alternative fuel vehicles, VMT, I/M) Todd Pasley, Randy Strait
Mobile Source Emissions Reduction Grants Brian Phillips
Modeling Protocol / Guidance Tom Anderson
Modeling Requirements: Permits / Toxics Tom Anderson
Modeling Requirements: Planning Elliot Tardif
Mold - Indoors DHHS Office of Epidemiology: 919-707-5900 
Monitoring Stations Joette Steger
Motor Fuel Sticker Tags N.C. Motor Fuels - Toxics Division: 919-733-3409  (voice mail)
MTBE Brian Phillips
National Emissions Standards for HAPS Patrick Knowlson, Robin Barrows
North Carolina Analyzer Specifications Dave Willis
NESHAPS Patrick Knowlson, Robin Barrows
New Source Review Permit Requirements Mark Cuilla, Booker Pullen
New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) Shannon Vogel, Gary Saunders
Nitrogen Deposition (Hog or Pig Farms) + Animal Production Gary Saunders
News Media & Press Releases Zaynab Nasif
Noise (Complaint Referrals) N.C. OSH: 919-733-3322
Non-Attainment Randy Strait
NOD (Notice of Deficiency) Steve Hall, Thaochi Vu, Gary Saunders
NOV (Notice of Violations) Steve Hall, Thaochi Vu, Gary Saunders
Odor: Complaints Regional Offices, Zaynab Nasif
Opacity Reports Dennis Igboko
Open Burning (Reporting Violations) Regional Offices
Opening Burning (Civil Penalties) Steve Hall, Thaochi Vu, Gary Saunders
OSHA Training Mike Conner
Outdoor Burning Regional Offices
Outside Involvement Committee Betty Gatano
Ozone Alert See: "Air Quality Action Day"
Ozone Ambient Levels Joette Steger
Ozone Attainment / Planning Randy Strait
Ozone Forecasts Elliot Tardif, Bradley McLamb
Ozone Stratospheric Hotline EPA: 800-296-1996
Paint, Booth Tony Pendola
(DEQ Environmental Assistance and Customer Service)
Paint, Lead Based Environmental Health - Ed Norman: 919-715-3293
Particulate Matter Joette Steger
Particulate Matter Forecast Mets See: "Forecast Meteorologists"
Payments for Civil Penalties Amy Vanderkop
Performance Partnership Michele Godwin
Permit Application Fees Mark Cuilla
Permit for Service Station Air Compressor DOA Standards Division: 919-733-3313
Permit Requirements Mark Cuilla
Pesticides being sprayed Dept. of Agriculture/Pesticides Division: 919-733-3556
Photochemical Modeling Elliot TardifRandy Strait
Pig Farms (see also Hog Farms or Nitrogen Deposition) Animal Production Gary Saunders
PM Attainment Planning Randy Strait
Pollen Database Jim Bowyer
Pollution Prevention & Environmental Assistance (for DEQ)
DEQ Environmental Assistance and Customer Service
877-623-6748 or 919-707-8100
(for Air Quality)
Bernard McKee: 919-707-8438
Powerlines - Dangers of Living Near Them Epidemiology: 919-707-5900
Printing MACT Patrick Knowlson, Robin Barrows
Program Funding Michele Godwin
Program Planning Mike Abraczinskas
Program Policy Mike Abraczinskas
PSD: Prevention of Significant Deterioration - Monitoring Joette Steger
PSD: Prevention of Significant Deterioration - Permitting Booker Pullen
Public Hearings - Rule Development Joelle Burleson
Public Information Zaynab Nasif
Radar Profilers Elliot Tardif, Bradley McLamb
Radon Monitoring NC Radiation Protection Section Radon Program: 828-712-0972
Recommendations for Enforcement Steve Hall, Gary Saunders
Recycling Assistance Scott Miles: 919-707-8114, or Rob Taylor: 919-707-8139
Refrigerants (CFC's) EPA - Wendell Reed: 404-562-9215
Regional Strategic Implementation Plan Randy Strait, Mike Abraczinskas
Regulations / Rules Joelle Burleson
Released Quantity of Toxics (RQ) Report to N.C. Emergency Management: 919-733-3867
Risk Management Planning Mike Reid
Safety Equipment / Safety Issues Mike Conner
Sampling - Ambient Air Joette Steger, Jim Bowyer
SARA Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) N.C. Emergency Management: 919-733-3300
Secretaries' Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) Mike Abraczinskas
Small Business Assistance Program Tony Pendola
DEQ Environmental Assistance and Customer Service
877-623-6748 or 919-707-8100
Small Business Ombudsman Tony Pendola
DEQ Environmental Assistance and Customer Service
877-623-6748 or 919-707-8100
Smoke From Vehicles Steven Rice
Solvents / Adhesives Jim Bowyer
Source Ambient Sampling Joette Steger
Source Dispersion Modeling Tom Anderson
Source Sampling Shannon Vogel, Michael Pjetraj, Gary Saunders
Source Testing Reports, Review Shannon Vogel, Michael Pjetraj, Gary Saunders
Stack Testing Shannon Vogel, Gregg O'Neal, Jim Hammond
Stage I & Stage II Vapor Recovery Brian Phillips, Scott AlbrightMelanie Henderson
State of the Environment Report DEQ Public Affairs: 919-707-8602
State Implementation Plan (SIP) Randy Strait
Stationary Source Guidelines Steve Hall, Gary Saunders
Sulfur Content of Fuel Reports Dennis Igboko, Gary Saunders
Sulfur Dioxide Monitoring Joette Steger
Synthetic Minor Permitting Regional Offices
Tank Truck Tightness Certification Brian Phillips, Scott AlbrightMelanie Henderson
Tax Certifications Regional Offices
Tier II Report N.C. Emergency Management
Brian Barnes: 919-825-2255
Title IV Permitting / Acid Rain Ed Martin, Mark Cuilla
Title V Permitting Mark Cuilla
Title V Retrievals & Reports Kathy Hash
Toxics: Chemical Questions Jim Bowyer
Toxics: Emissions Inventory Tammy Manning, Robin Barrows
Toxics: Investigations Joette Steger
Toxics: Permit Reviews Mark Cuilla
Toxics: Release Inventory (TRI) N.C. Emergency Management
Brian Barnes: 919-825-2255
Toxics: Regulations & Applicability Joelle Burleson, Patrick Knowlson
Training (Technical) Mike Conner
Transportation Conformity Todd Pasley, Brian Phillips
Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Brian Phillips
Trends Report / Air Quality Joette Steger
Underground Storage Tanks (Permitting Fees) Waste Management: 919-707-8171
Underground Storage Tanks (Vapor Recovery) Brian Phillips, Melanie HendersonScott Albright
UST Forms Scott Albright
Vapor Recovery Brian Phillips, Scott AlbrightMelanie Henderson
VISTAS, Visibility / Regional Haze Randy Strait, Mike Abraczinskas
VOC (Volatile Organic Chemicals) Testing Shannon VogelGary Saunders
Volkswagen Settlement Brian Phillips
VOC Permit Requirements Booker Pullen
VOC Rules Joelle Burleson
Waivers, Vehicle Emissions Inspection 877-421-0020 or 919-861-3185
Waste Management Main Number: 919-707-8200
Weather Forecasts Elliot Tardif, Bradley McLamb
Webmaster Zaynab Nasif
Web Site Address /about/divisions/air-quality
Wood Furniture MACT Patrick Knowlson, Robin Barrows
Woodstoves Jonathan Navarro, Jeff Bouchelle
Zoning Consistency Determination Requests Regional Offices