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Division of Air Quality Directory

Topic Contact
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, Shawn Taylor
Air Compressor Permit DOA Standards Division: 919-733-3313
Air Quality Action Day Elliot Tardif, Jonathan Navarro, Shawn Taylor
Air Quality Monitoring Data Joette Steger
Air Toxics Support Jim Bowyer, Steven Walters
Alternative Fuels Brian Phillips
Ambient Monitoring Procedures Joette Steger, Patrick Butler
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 Jerome Moore, Shawn Taylor
Asbestos (Demolition Notification, etc.) Asbestos Program: 919-707-5950
Asphalt Plant Calls (Misc.) Regional Offices, Shawn Taylor
Asphalt Plant Testing Protocols Shannon Vogel
Attainment / Nonattainment Areas Randy Strait
Autobody Shops Steve Hall, 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 Shawn Taylor
Budget Michele Godwin
Carbon Monoxide Monitoring Kay Roberts, 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 Sheila Blanchard
Combustion Turbines Test Reports Shannon Vogel, Gary Saunders
Committee Hearings / Meetings (AQC, EMC) Joelle Burleson, Katie Quinlan
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 Andy Bollman
Conformity / Transportation Todd Pasley, Randy Strait, Sheila Blanchard, 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 Shawn Taylor
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
Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA) grants Sheila Blanchard, Brian Phillips
Dry Cleaners Waste Management: 919-707-8200
Early Action Compacts Randy Strait
Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Dave Willis, Steven Rice, Brian Phillips
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, Connie Horne
Emissions, Fugitive - Complaints Regional Offices
Emissions, Fugitive - Rules Joelle Burleson
Emissions, Landfill Gases Tammy Manning, Booker Pullen, Massoud Eslambolchi
Emissions Inventory (Area) (Non Point) Kevin Ours, Tammy Manning, Andy Bollman
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 Sheila Blanchard, Brian Phillips
Emission Reports & Retrievals Tammy Manning
Enforcement / Hearings / Fasttrack Cases / Action Thaochi Vu, Gary Saunders, Steve Hall
Environmental Education for Air Awareness Jonathan Navarro
Environmental Indicators Report Joette Steger
Environmental Justice Mike Abraczinskas, Shawn Taylor, Renee Kramer
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 esi@ncdenr.gov
Episodic Ozone Controls Randy Strait
Equipment, Monitoring Derrick House
ERC Mike Abraczinskas
Ethanol Brian Phillips
Fluoride Standards Joelle Burleson
Forecast Meteorologists Elliot Tardif, Bradley McLamb
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Shawn Taylor
Freon Hotline (Federal) Atlanta EPA: Wendell Reed - 404-562-9215
Fuels Report - Sulfur Content Regional Offices, Dennis IgbokoGary Saunders
Fugitive Emissions - Complaints Regional Offices
Fugitive Emissions - Rules Joelle Burleson
Furniture MACT Katie Quinlan
Gasoline / Gas Vapor Melanie Henderson, Scott Albright, Brian Phillips
Gases from Landfills Eslambolchi.Massoud, Booker Pullen
Geographic Information Systems Todd Pasley
Glycol Ethers Jim Bowyer
Grants Brian Phillips, Sheila Blanchard
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Andy Bollman, 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) Katie Quinlan, Robin Barrows
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, Katie Quinlan
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 Katie QuinlanRegional 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 Don Burke 919-707-8131 and Davis Conners 919-707-8129
Laboratory, DAQ Jim Bowyer
Landfills, gas emissions Booker Pullen, Massoud Eslambolchi
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, 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 Sheila Blanchard, 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, Derrick House
Motor Fuel Sticker Tags N.C. Motor Fuels - Toxics Division: 919-733-3409  (voice mail)
MTBE Brian Phillips
National Emissions Standards for HAPS Robin Barrows
North Carolina Analyzer Specifications Dave Willis
NESHAPS Robin Barrows
New Source Review Permit Requirements Mark Cuilla, Booker Pullen
New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) Shannon Vogel, Gary Saunders
News Media & Press Releases Shawn Taylor
Nitrogen Deposition (Hog or Pig Farms) + Animal Production Gary Saunders
Noise (Complaint Referrals) N.C. OSH: 919-733-3322
Non-Attainment Randy Strait, Tammy Manning
NOD (Notice of Deficiency) Regional Offices, Gary Saunders, Steve Hall
NOV (Notice of Violations) Regional Offices, Gary Saunders, Steve Hall
Odor: Complaints Regional Offices, Gary Saunders, Shawn Taylor
Opacity Reports Dennis Igboko
Open Burning (Reporting Violations) Regional Offices
Opening Burning (Civil Penalties) Thaochi Vu, Gary Saunders, Steve Hall
OSHA Training Cassandra Scott
Outdoor Burning Regional Offices
Outside Involvement Committee Betty Gatano
Ozone Alert See: "Air Quality Action Day"
Ozone Ambient Levels Jeff Gobel, Joette Steger
Ozone Attainment / Planning Randy Strait, Tammy Manning
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 Travis Funderburk, Joette Steger
Particulate Matter Attainment Planning Randy Strait, Tammy Manning
Particulate Matter Forecast Mets See: "Forecast Meteorologists"
Payments for Civil Penalties Amy Vanderkop
Performance Partnership Michele Godwin
Permit Application Fees Mark Cuilla, Connie Horne
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
Pollen Database Jim Bowyer, Nathan Miller
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 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, Shawn Taylor
Public Information Shawn Taylor
Radar Profilers Elliot Tardif, Bradley McLamb
Radon Monitoring NC Radiation Protection Section Radon Program: 828-712-0972
Recommendations for Enforcement Gary Saunders, Steve Hall
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) N.C. Emergency Management: 919-825-2255
Risk Management Planning Mike Reid
Safety Equipment / Safety Issues Cassandra Scott
Sampling - Ambient Air Joette Steger, Jim Bowyer, Patrick Butler
SARA Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) N.C. Emergency Management: 919-825-2255
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, Brian Phillips
Solvents / Adhesives Jim Bowyer
Source Ambient Sampling Joette Steger
Source Dispersion Modeling Tom Anderson
Source Sampling Shannon Vogel, Gary Saunders
Source Testing Reports, Review Shannon Vogel, Gary Saunders
Stack Testing Shannon Vogel, Gregg O'Neal, Jim Hammond
Stage I & Stage II Vapor Recovery Melanie Henderson, Scott Albright, Brian Phillips
State of the Environment Report DEQ Public Affairs: 919-707-8602
State Implementation Plan (SIP) Randy Strait, Tammy Manning
Stationary Source Guidelines Gary Saunders, Steve Hall
Sulfur Content of Fuel Reports Regional Offices, Dennis Igboko, Gary Saunders
Sulfur Dioxide Monitoring Jeremy Pope, Joette Steger
Synthetic Minor Permitting Regional Offices
Tank Truck Tightness Certification Melanie Henderson, Scott Albright, Brian Phillips
Tax Certifications Regional Offices
Tier II Report N.C. Emergency Management: 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 Jim Bowyer
Toxics: Permit Reviews Mark Cuilla
Toxics: Release Inventory (TRI) N.C. Emergency Management: 919-825-2255
Toxics: Regulations & Applicability Joelle Burleson, Katie Quinlan
Training (Technical) Cassandra Scott
Transportation Conformity Todd Pasley, Sheila Blanchard
Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Sheila Blanchard, Brian Phillips
Trends Report / Air Quality Tammy Manning
Underground Storage Tanks (Permitting Fees) Waste Management: 919-707-8171
Underground Storage Tanks (Vapor Recovery) Melanie Henderson, Scott Albright, Brian Phillips
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 Shawn Taylor
Web Site Address /about/divisions/air-quality
Wood Furniture MACT Robin Barrows
Woodstoves Regional Offices, Jonathan Navarro
Zero-Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Charging Infrastructure Dave Willis, Steven Rice, Brian Phillips
Zoning Consistency Determination Requests Regional Offices