Aerospace Sector Information
The Department of Defense, Federal Aviation Administration, National Aeronautics and Space Administration and EPA are the agencies primarily responsible for regulating the aerospace sector. The following links are intended to help Smart Sectors partners and the public learn more about how EPA works with the aerospace sector.
Basic EPA regulatory information
- Federal Regulation Finder
- Laws and regulations and compliance information
- National emission standards for aerospace manufacturing and rework facilities
- SmartWay Transport — EPA’s SmartWay Transport program helps companies advance supply chain sustainability by measuring, benchmarking and improving freight transportation efficiency. Any company or organization that ships, manages or hauls freight in its operations can become an EPA SmartWay Partner.
- ENERGY STAR resources — ENERGY STAR is an EPA voluntary program that helps businesses and consumers save energy and money.
- Sustainable Materials Management Prioritization Tools — Free, life cycle-based tools that offer a starting place to establish priorities for environmental improvement, focus limited financial and human resources where action could offer greater holistic benefit, and consider key industries for collaboration.
- Best Practices in Permitting Profile — Smart Sectors profile about a streamlined permitting success story between several stakeholders including South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, US Army Corps of Engineers, EPA, non-governmental organizations, and a major aircraft manufacturer in Charleston, SC.