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 June 17, 2014 - The revised Mecklenburg County Air Pollution Control Ordinance ("MCAPCO"), effective June 17, 2014, is now available on MCAQ's website.  The county's air pollution control regulations were revised to incorporate recent revisions to the State's Toxic Air Pollutant program, and to include the maintenance and contingency plan requirements, as approved by the EPA, for the Charlotte 1997 ozone standard attainment area.  Visit the MCAPCO webpage for the full version of MCAPCO.

Summary of MCAPCO Revisions


May 15, 2014 - Mecklenburg County Air Quality held a compliance assistance workshop focused on combustion sources - boilers and generators.  The workshop covered federal, state, and local air quality requirements for these common emission source types.  View presentations here.  


March 6, 2014 - Mecklenburg County Air Quality's 2014 edition of Airwaves is available along with a compliance calendar. Read all the latest air quality news and activities occurring here in Mecklenburg County.

2014 Airwaves calendar.pdf

2014 Airwaves newsletter.pdf


December 20, 2013 - Mecklenburg County now accepts online payment for air quality fees. Pay fees online.

December 12, 2013 - The annual Air Quality Forum was held at UNCC November 7, 2013. View presentations from the Forum.

May 28, 2013 - Public Notice – 2013 Annual Monitoring Network Plan for Mecklenburg County Air Quality 
Notice is hereby given for the opportunity for public comment on the “2013 Annual Monitoring Network Plan for Mecklenburg County Air Quality” (plan). The annual monitoring network plan must be made available for public inspection for at least 30 days prior to submission to EPA. A thirty (30) day public comment period beginning on May 28, 2013 and ending on June 27, 2013 is open to accept comments on the plan. The plan is available at 2013 Annual Monitoring Network Plan.
All persons interested in these matters are invited to send comments on the plan by
June 27, 2013 to:
Jeff Francis
Mecklenburg County Air Quality
700 North Tryon Street
Suite 205
Charlotte, NC 28202
Telephone: 704.336.5462
FAX: 704.336.4391

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