Chapter 01 - Environmental Quality Act

24.0101 Short title.

This chapter shall be known as the Environmen…

24.0102 Policy.

(a) It is the public policy of this Territory…

24.0103 Definitions.

(a) As used in this chapter: (1) “Air polluta…

24.0104 Administration of chapter.

Except as specifically provided herein: (a) T…

24.0105 Environmental Quality Commission-Establishment-Meetings.

(a) There is an Environmental Quality Commiss…

24.0106 Environmental quality commission-Powers and duties.

In addition to the other powers and duties co…

24.0107 Emission and discharge control requirements.

The Commission may establish such emission an…

24.0108 Monitoring and reporting pollutants.

(a) The Commission may require the owner or o…

24.0109 Confidentiality of records-Exceptions-in Government usage.

(a) Any records, reports or information obtai…

24.0110 Interpretation of chapter.

Nothing in this chapter may be construed to:…

24.0115 Stationary air pollution source permits.

(a) The Commission may establish and operate…

24.0116 Stationary air pollution source permits-Fees.

(a) The executive secretary shall set fees fo…

24.0117 Stationary Air Pollution Source Fund.

There is established a fund to be known as th…

24.0118 Permits for sources of pollution, or equipment causing or intended to prevent pollution.

(a) The Commission by regulation shall prohib…

24.0119 Permits-Applications.

(a) Requests for permits shall be submitted t…

24.0120 Stationary air pollution source permits-Public participation.

(a) Where public participation is deemed appr…

24.0121 Permits-Issuance.

(a) For new and existing major stationary sou…

24.0122 Permits-Refusal-Hearing and decision.

In addition to any other remedies available o…

24.0123 Permits-Judicial review.

The applicant and any person who participated…

24.0124 Permits-Maintenance of items submitted on application.

Any features, machines or devices constitutin…

24.0125 Permits-Renewal, suspension, termination, modification or revocation.

The Commission shall provide, by rule for the…

24.0126 Commission not authorized to specify equipment.

Nothing in 24.0115 through 24.0127 shall be c…

24.0127 Compliance with law.

The absence or failure to issue a rule or ord…

24.0130 Inspection of modes of transportation.

The Commission may carry out a program of ins…

24.0131 Inspection of buildings and other places.

Any duly authorized officer, employee or repr…

24.0132 Refusing or obstructing entrance of authorized personnel prohibited.

No person may refuse entry or access to any a…

24.0133 Report to owner or operator when requested.

If the owner or operator of inspected premise…

24.0134 Tests and samples-Responsibility of owner or operator.

(a) The Commission may conduct tests and take…

24.0140 Variance-Application-Exception.

(a) Except as provided in subsection (c), any…

24.0141 Variance-Hearing-Decision.

(a) The Commission may grant a variance if, a…

24.0142 Variance-Renewal.

(a) Any variance granted pursuant to this sec…

24.0143 Variance-Limitation.

Any variance or renewal thereof shall be subj…

24.0144 Variance-Judicial review.

(a) Any person adversely affected by a varian…

24.0145 Limitation of application of emergency procedure.

Nothing in 24.0140 through 24.0145, and no va…

24.0150 Notice of violation-Hearing.

(a) Whenever the Commission has reason to bel…

24.0151 Violation-Order.

(a) If, after a hearing, the Commission finds…

24.0152 Failure to comply with order-Injunction.

(a) In the event the offender fails to comply…

24.0153 Voluntary compliance.

Nothing in this chapter prevents the Commissi…

24.0154 Emergency order, hearing, and decision.

(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of th…

24.0155 Emergency restraining orders.

Notwithstanding any other provision of this c…

24.0156 Other powers of Governor and officers not limited.

Nothing in 24.0150 through 24.0156 may be con…

24.0157 Hearings on rules and regulations.

No rule and no amendment or repeal thereof, s…

24.0160 Judicial review of Commissions orders.

(a) Any person aggrieved by an order of the C…

24.0165 Emergency orders not limited.

Nothing in 24.0157 and 24.0160 shall be const…

24.0166 Pollution of air-Penalty.

(a) A person who violates any provision of th…

24.0167 Pollution of water-Penalty.

Any person who violates any provision of this…

24.0168 Violation of confidential records provisions-Penalty.

Any person who willfully violates 24.0109 is…

24.0169 Enforcement of chapter, rules and regulations and orders not limited.

Action pursuant to 24.0166, 24.0167 and 24.01…