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New Source Review (NSR) Permitting

New Source Review (NSR) requires stationary sources of air pollution to get permits before construction starts.

New Source Review (NSR) Permitting

EPA's New Source Review (NSR) permitting program protects air quality when factories, industrial boilers and power plants are newly built or modified. NSR permitting also assures that:
  • new or modified industries are as clean as possible, and
  • advances in pollution control occur concurrently with industrial expansion.