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Clean Air Permitting in Puerto Rico

EPA's Region 2 serves New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and 8 Tribal Nations

Puerto Rico 

Clean Air Act permitting in Puerto Rico is the shared responsibility of the Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (for minor New Source Review (NSR), non-attainment NSR, and Part 70 Operating permits) and EPA Region 2. EPA Region 2 retains the responsibility to issue and implement the PSD permits.

Responsible Area
Commonwealth wide

Agency Office/Air Permitting Info and Contacts
Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board  Exit

Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board 
P.O. Box 11488 
Santurce, Puerto Rico 00910 
Phone: (787) 767-8181 

Quick Links
Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board-Air Permits Exit
EPA Region 2 Approved Air State and Tribal  Implementation Plans