§ 49-401 Declaration of policy
§ 49-401.01 Definitions
§ 49-402 State and county control
§ 49-403 General permits and individual permits; issuance; definition
§ 49-404 State implementation plan
§ 49-405 Attainment area designations
§ 49-406 Nonattainment area plan
§ 49-407 Private right of action; citizen suits
§ 49-408 Air quality conformity; definition
§ 49-409 Chlorofluorocarbons; permitted use; retaliation prohibited
§ 49-410 Voluntary Arizona emissions bank; definitions
§ 49-411 Particulate measures; cities, towns, counties, departments; implementation; report
§ 49-412 Alternative fuel delivery systems; standardized waivers
§ 49-413 Clean burning alternative fuels; public refueling

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 49 > Chapter 3 > Article 1

  • Action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Administrator: means the administrator of the United States environmental protection agency. See Arizona Laws 49-401.01
  • Alternative fuel: means :

    (a) Electricity. See Arizona Laws 1-215

  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Arizona Grand Canyon visibility transport commission class I areas: means the following four mandatory federal class I areas in this state that were the subject of recommendations made by the Grand Canyon visibility transport commission pursuant to the clean air act:

    (a) Grand Canyon national park. See Arizona Laws 49-401.01

  • Clean air act: means the clean air act of 1963 (P. See Arizona Laws 49-401.01
  • Commence: means , as applied to construction of a source:

    (a) For purposes other than title IV of the clean air act, that the owner or operator has obtained all necessary preconstruction approval or permits required by federal law and this chapter and has done either of the following:

    (i) Begun or caused to begin a continuous program of physical on-site construction of the source to be completed within a reasonable time. See Arizona Laws 49-401.01

  • Construction: means any physical change in a source or change in the method of operation of a source including fabrication, erection, installation or demolition of a source that would result in a change in actual emissions. See Arizona Laws 49-401.01
  • Conventional air pollutant: means any pollutant for which the administrator has promulgated a primary or secondary national ambient air quality standard. See Arizona Laws 49-401.01
  • Federally listed hazardous air pollutant: means any air pollutant adopted pursuant to section 49-426. See Arizona Laws 49-401.01
  • Grand Canyon visibility transport commission: means the visibility transport commission established pursuant to section 169B of the clean air act for the region affecting the visibility of the Grand Canyon national park. See Arizona Laws 49-401.01
  • Hazardous air pollutant: means any federally listed hazardous air pollutant and any air pollutant that the director has designated as a hazardous air pollutant pursuant to section 49-426. See Arizona Laws 49-401.01
  • including: means not limited to and is not a term of exclusion. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • installation: means all of the pollutant-emitting activities that belong to the same industrial grouping, are located on one or more contiguous or adjacent properties and are under the control of the same person or persons under common control except the activities of any vessel. See Arizona Laws 49-401.01
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Maintenance area: means any nonattainment area that has been redesignated by the administrator to attainment status. See Arizona Laws 49-401.01
  • Major source: means a stationary source or a group of stationary sources that is located within a contiguous area, that is under common control and that is defined as a major source in section 501(2) of the clean air act or that is a major emitting facility as defined in title I, part C of the clean air act or that is defined in department rules as a major source consistent with the clean air act. See Arizona Laws 49-401.01
  • Minor source: means any stationary or portable source that is not a major source. See Arizona Laws 49-401.01
  • Month: means a calendar month unless otherwise expressed. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • National ambient air quality standard: means the ambient air pollutant concentration limits established by the administrator pursuant to 42 United States Code section 7409. See Arizona Laws 49-401.01
  • Nonattainment area: means any area in this state that is designated as prescribed by section 49-405 and where violations of national ambient air quality standards have been measured. See Arizona Laws 49-401.01
  • Nonattainment area plan: means an air pollution control plan developed in accordance with 42 United States Code sections 7501 through 7515. See Arizona Laws 49-401.01
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Person: includes a corporation, company, partnership, firm, association or society, as well as a natural person. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Planning agency: means an organization designated by the governor pursuant to 42 United States Code section 7504. See Arizona Laws 49-401.01
  • Population: means the population according to the most recent United States decennial census. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Portable source: means any stationary source that is capable of being transported and operated in more than one county of this state. See Arizona Laws 49-401.01
  • Potential to emit: means the maximum capacity of a stationary source to emit a pollutant, excluding secondary emissions, under its physical and operational design. See Arizona Laws 49-401.01
  • Primary standard attainment date: means the date defined within a nonattainment area plan in accordance with 42 United States Code sections 7401 through 7515 or applicable regulations adopted by the United States environmental protection agency by January 1, 1999 and after which date primary national ambient air quality standards may not be violated. See Arizona Laws 49-401.01
  • Process: means a citation, writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Reasonable further progress: means the schedule of emission reductions defined within a nonattainment area plan as being necessary to come into compliance with a national ambient air quality standard by the primary standard attainment date. See Arizona Laws 49-401.01
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Source: means any building, structure, facility or installation that may cause or contribute to air pollution or the use of which may eliminate, reduce or control the emission of air pollution. See Arizona Laws 49-401.01
  • State implementation plan: means the accumulated record of enforceable air pollution control measures, programs and plans adopted by the director and submitted to the administrator pursuant to 42 United States Code section 7410. See Arizona Laws 49-401.01
  • Stationary source: means any facility, building, equipment, device or machine that operates at a fixed location and that emits or generates air contaminants. See Arizona Laws 49-401.01
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Arizona Laws 1-215