Here is a very non-exhaustive but growing list of helpful websites. We’re not promoting or endorsing any group or agency; the links are provided as resources to help you make smart, informed manufacturing decisions. Please feel welcome to suggest additional sites.

US and Regional Regulatory Agencies

EPA (US Environmental Protection Agency)

SNAP (Significant New Alternatives Policy)

EPA’s program to evaluate and regulate substitutes for the ozone-depleting chemicals that are being phased out under the stratospheric ozone protection provisions of the Clean Air Act (CAA)

NESHAPs (National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants)

NESHAPs are stationary source standards for hazardous air pollutants. Hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) are those pollutants that are known or suspected, by the EPA, to cause cancer or other serious health effects, such as reproductive effects or birth defects, or adverse environmental effects.

SCAQMD (South Coast Air Quality Management District) rulebook

SCAQMD is the air pollution control agency for much of southern California, one of the country’s smoggiest areas. The extensive rules are sometimes used as the basis for rule making in other areas of the country.

OTC (Ozone Transport Commission)

The OTC is a multi-state organization created under the Clean Air Act. It is responsible for advising EPA on transport issues and for developing and implementing regional solutions to the ground-level ozone problem in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions.

Organizations and Colleagues