Welcome to the Bureau of Air Quality Planning
It is the mission of the Bureau of Air Quality Planning (BAQP) to protect and enhance the environment in order to sustain healthy ecosystems and contribute to a vibrant economy. Our mission is accomplished through reasonable, fair, and consistent implementation of State and Federal air quality rules and regulations, with emphasis on objective and impartial responsiveness to the needs of a growing population and industrial base.
The authority to implement air pollution control requirements has been established in Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS) 445B.100 through 445B.825, inclusive, and NRS 486A.010 through 486A.180, inclusive.
Visit our sister agency, the Bureau of Air Pollution Control (BAPC) to obtain information regarding air quality permits for emission units, surface area disturbance permits, regulatory requirements for fossil-fuel fired steam electric plants, and emissions auditing.
• Draft Nevada Regional Haze 5-Year Progress Report posted 9/10/2014
• Nevada Ambient Air Monitoring Plan 2014 [PDF] posted 5/22/2014
• The Nevada State Implementation Plan for the 2008 Ozone NAAQS [PDF] posted 4/10/2013
• Nevada Air Quality Trend Report, 2000-2010 [PDF] posted 1/29/2013