Air Quality Contacts by Topic

For general inquiries, call (919) 707-8400.

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Topic Contact
112(r) Mike Reid
One-Stop Permit Coordination and Assistance DEQ Environmental Assistance and Customer Service, 1-877-623-6748 or 919-707-8100
A/C Compressor Disposition Waste Reduction: (919) 715-6506
Acid Deposition / Acid Rain Randy Strait
Acid Rain Data Jeremy Pope
Adjudicatory Permit Form Mark Cuilla
Air Awareness: Environmental Education, Media, & Businesses Jonathan Navarro, Shawn Taylor
Air Compressor Permit Department of Agriculture, Standards Division: (919) 733-3313
Air Quality Action Day Bradley McLamb, Sara Kreuser, Jonathan Navarro, Shawn Taylor
Air Quality Monitoring Data Jeremy Pope
Air Toxics Support Jim Bowyer, Steven Walters
Alternative Fuels Steven Rice
Ambient Monitoring Procedures Jeremy Pope, Patrick Butler
Animal Crematoria / Incinerators Regional Offices
Annual Air Pollutant Emissions Report Brittany Hall, Regional Offices
Anti-Idling Policy / Idle Reduction Steven Rice
Artwork / Graphics Jerome Moore, Shawn Taylor
Asbestos (Demolition Notification, etc.) Asbestos Program: (919) 707-5950
Asphalt Plant Calls (Misc.) Regional Offices, Shawn Taylor
Asphalt Plant Testing Protocols Shannon Vogel
Attainment / Nonattainment Areas Randy Strait, Tammy Manning,
Autobody Shops Regional Offices, Tony Pendola
Auto Emissions / Inspections Dave Willis, Steven Rice
Automobile Registration Denial (877) 421-0020 or (919) 861-3185
BACT Analysis Rahul Thaker, Mark Cuilla
Boilers, Steam Regional Offices
Brochures & Publications Shawn Taylor
Budget Lisa Butler
Carbon Monoxide Monitoring Kay Roberts, Jeremy Pope
Carbon Monoxide Maintenance Areas Randy Strait, Tammy Manning
CFC Exams (Certifications) EPA: (404) 562-9215
CFCs (Chlorinated flourocarbons) see also "Refrigerants" EPA: (404) 562-9215
Civil Penalties Brian Phillips, Amy Vanderkop, Thaochi Vu
Clean Air Act Requirements Mike Abraczinskas, Randy Strait, Robin Barrows, Tammy Manning
CMAQ Congestion Mitigation Sheila Blanchard
Combustion Turbines Test Reports Shannon Vogel, Samir Parekh
Committee Hearings / Meetings (AQC, EMC) Joelle Burleson, Katie Quinlan
Complaints / Companies Regional Offices
Complaints / Indoor Air Epidemiology: (919) 707-5900
Complaints / Outdoor Air Regional Offices
Complaints / Workplace Air Occupational Health, Epidemiology: (919) 707-5900
Compliance Assurance Monitoring (CAM) Samir Parekh
Compliance / Status of Test Reports Shannon Vogel, Samir Parekh
Conformity / General Andy Bollman
Conformity / Transportation Todd Pasley, Tammy Manning, Sheila Blanchard, Steven Rice
Continuous Emissions Monitoring (CEM) Samir Parekh, Alan Drake, Regional Offices
Contrails from Jet Aircraft Marion Herz, U.S. EPA: (202) 564-1084, EPA Contrails Aircrafts
Crematoria / Animals Regional Offices
Database Queries Shawn Taylor
Demolition Notification (Asbestos) Asbestos Program: (919) 707-5950
DEQ Environmental Assistance and Customer Service DEQ Environmental Assistance and Customer Service
(877) 623-6748 or (919) 707-8100
Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA) grants Sheila Blanchard, Steven Rice
Dry Cleaners Waste Management: (919) 707-8200
Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Dave Willis, Steven Rice, Brian Phillips
Electronic Questions & Repairs Derrick House
EMC Air Questions: Rules & Amendments Joelle Burleson, Katie Quinlan
EMC Air Questions: Meeting Agenda, dates, membership, etc. Lois Thomas: (919) 707-9023
EMC Home Page
Emergencies (Reporting) If you have an environmental emergency, don’t hesitate to call right away: (800) 858-0368
Mike Reid
Emissions (Automobile) Testing Dave Willis, Steven Rice
Emission Factors, Stationary Sources Brittany Hall. Mark Cuilla
Emission Factors, Transportation Todd Pasley, Tammy Manning, Andy Bollman
Emission Fees Mark Cuilla, Connie Horne
Emissions, Fugitive - Complaints Regional Offices
Emissions, Fugitive - Rules Joelle Burleson, Katie Quinlan
Emissions, Landfill Gases Brittany Hall, Suraiya Akter, Massoud Eslambolchi
Emissions Inventory (Area) (Non Point) Tammy Manning, Andy Bollman
Emissions Inventory (Biogenic) Randy Strait
Emissions Inventory (EPA or another State) Tammy Manning, Brittany Hall
Emissions Inventory (Highway Mobile) Todd Pasley, Tammy Manning, Andy Bollman
Emissions Inventory (Industry Point Source) Brittany Hall, Regional Offices
Emissions Inventory (nonroad Mobile) Randy Strait, Andy Bollman
Emissions Inventory (Point for Modeling) Tammy Manning, Randy Strait
Emissions Inventory (Point Source) Data Queries Brittany Hall
Emissions Inventory (Toxics) Brittany Hall, Robin Barrows
Emission Reduction Grants Sheila Blanchard, Steven Rice
Emission Reports & Retrievals Brittany Hall
Enforcement / Hearings / Fasttrack Cases / Action Thaochi Vu, Samir Parekh, Brian Phillips
Environmental Education for Air Awareness Jonathan Navarro
Environmental Indicators Report Jeremy Pope
Environmental Justice Taylor Hartsfield, Shawn Taylor, Maya Hoon
Environmental Permits Information and Coordination DEQ Environmental Assistance and Customer Service, (877) 623-6748 or (919) 707-8100, or Mark Cuilla
Environmental Policy Act Connie Horne
Environmental Stewardship Initiative
Episodic Ozone Controls Randy Strait, Tammy Manning
Equipment, Monitoring Derrick House, Patrick Butler
ERC Mike Abraczinskas
Ethanol Steven Rice
Fluoride Standards Joelle Burleson
Forecast Meteorologists Sara Kreuser, Bradley McLamb
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Shawn Taylor
Freon Hotline (Federal) Atlanta EPA: (404) 562-9215
Fuels Report - Sulfur Content Regional Offices, Samir Parekh
Fugitive Emissions - Complaints Regional Offices
Fugitive Emissions - Rules Joelle Burleson, Katie Quinlan
Furniture MACT Regional Offices, Robin Barrows
Gasoline / Gas Vapor Scott Albright, Steven Rice
Gases from Landfills Eslambolchi.Massoud, Suraiya Akter
Geographic Information Systems Todd Pasley
Glycol Ethers Jim Bowyer
Grants Steven Rice, Sheila Blanchard, Robin Barrows
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Andy Bollman, Tammy Manning, Randy Strait
Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAP) / Title III Joelle Burleson, Nancy Jones
Health Concerns / Animal Production Epidemiology: (919) 707-5900
Hog Farms (see also Pig Farms or Nitrogen Deposition) Regional Offices
HON (Hazardous Organic NESHAPS) Katie Quinlan, Robin Barrows
Human Resources Wendy Minich
IBEAM Data Base - Compliance Bernard McKee
IBEAM Data Base - Emissions Brittany Hall
Incineration Regional Offices
Incinerator Emissions (Inventory) Regional Offices, Brittany Hall
Incinerator Rules Joelle Burleson, Katie Quinlan
Indoor Air Epidemiology: (919) 707-5900
Indoor Air Quality Information Clearinghouse US EPA (800) 438-4318 or (301) 585-9020
Initial Notification Report for HAPs / Title III Regional Office
Inspection & Maintenance (I/M) Dave Willis, Steven Rice
Inspection Waiver for Cars and Trucks (877) 421-0020 or (919) 861-3189
Insulation (Home & Industrial) Epidemiology: (919) 707-5900
Inventory Reports for Medical Waste Incinerators Brittany Hall
ISO 14000 Don Burke (919) 707-8131 and Davis Conners (919) 707-8129
Laboratory, DAQ Jim Bowyer
Landfills, gas emissions Suraiya Akter, Massoud Eslambolchi, Brittany Hall
Lead Based Paint Environmental Health: (919) 715-3293
Legislation Robin Barrows, Mike Abraczinskas, Taylor Hartsfield
MACT (Maximum Achievable Control Technology) Robin Barrows
Mercury: Concerns about a Facility Regional Offices
Meteorological Data Bradley McLamb, Sara Kreuser, Mark Yoder
Method 5 Shannon Vogel, Samir Parekh
Mobile Sources: Implementation Brian Phillips, Dave Willis
Mobile Sources: Planning (modeling, alternative fuel vehicles, VMT, I/M) Todd Pasley, Randy Strait, Tammy Manning, Andy Bollman
Mobile Source Emissions Reduction Grants Sheila Blanchard, Steven Rice
Modeling Protocol / Guidance Mark Yoder
Modeling Requirements: Permits / Toxics Mark Yoder
Modeling Requirements: Planning Bradley McLamb, Sara Kreuser
Mold - Indoors DHHS Office of Epidemiology: (919) 707-5900
Monitoring Stations Jeremy Pope, Derrick House, Patrick Butler
Motor Fuel Sticker Tags NC Motor Fuels - Toxics Division: (919) 733-3409 (voicemail)
MTBE Steven Rice
National Emissions Standards for HAPS (NESHAPS) Robin Barrows
North Carolina Analyzer Specifications Dave Willis
New Source Review Permit Requirements Mark Cuilla, Rahul Thaker
New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) Shannon Vogel, Samir Parekh
News Media & Press Releases Shawn Taylor
Nitrogen Deposition (Hog or Pig Farms) + Animal Production Regional Offices
Noise (Complaint Referrals) NC OSH: (919) 733-3322
Non-Attainment Randy Strait, Tammy Manning
NOD (Notice of Deficiency) Regional Offices, Samir Parekh, Brian Phillips
NOV (Notice of Violations) Regional Offices, Samir Parekh, Brian Phillips
Odor: Complaints Regional Offices,, Shawn Taylor
Opacity Reports Alan Drake
Open Burning (Reporting Violations) Regional Offices
Opening Burning (Civil Penalties) Thaochi Vu, Samir Parekh, Brian Phillips
OSHA Training Chris Cangemi
Outdoor Burning Regional Offices
Outside Involvement Committee Robin Barrows
Ozone Alert See: "Air Quality Action Day"
Ozone Monitoring Jeff Gobel, Jeremy Pope
Ozone Attainment / Planning Randy Strait, Tammy Manning
Ozone Forecasts Sara Kreuser, Bradley McLamb
Ozone Stratospheric Hotline EPA: (800) 296-1996
Paint, Booth Tony Pendola(DEQ Environmental Assistance and Customer Service)
Paint, Lead Based Environmental Health - Ed Norman: (919) 715-3293
Particulate Matter Monitoring Travis Funderburk, Jeremy Pope
Particulate Matter Attainment Planning Randy Strait, Tammy Manning
Particulate Matter Forecasts See: "Forecast Meteorologists"
Payments for Civil Penalties Amy Vanderkop
Performance Partnership Lisa Butler
Permit Application Fees Mark Cuilla, Connie Horne
Permit for Service Station Air Compressor DOA Standards Division: (919) 733-3313
Permit Requirements Mark Cuilla
Pesticides being sprayed Dept. of Agriculture/Pesticides Division: (919) 733-3556
Photochemical Modeling Bradley McLamb, Sara Kreuser
Pig Farms (see also Hog Farms or Nitrogen Deposition) Animal Production Regional Offices
Pollen Database Jim Bowyer, Steven Walters
Pollution Prevention & Environmental Assistance (for DEQ)
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(for Air Quality) Bernard McKee: (919) 707-8438
Powerlines - Dangers of Living Near Them Epidemiology: (919) 707-5900
Printing MACT Robin Barrows
Program Funding Lisa Butler
Program Planning Mike Abraczinskas
Program Policy Mike Abraczinskas
PSD: Prevention of Significant Deterioration - Monitoring Jeremy Pope
PSD: Prevention of Significant Deterioration - Permitting Rahul Thaker, Mark Cuilla
Public Hearings - Rule Development Joelle Burleson, Shawn Taylor, Katie Quinlan
Public Information Shawn Taylor
Radar Profilers Sara Kreuser, Bradley McLamb
Radon Monitoring NC Radiation Protection Section Radon Program: (828) 712-0972
Recommendations for Enforcement Samir Parekh, Brian Phillips
Refrigerants (CFC's) EPA - (404) 562-9215
Regional Haze Implementation Plan Randy Strait, Tammy Manning
Regulations / Rules Joelle Burleson, Katie Quinlan
Released Quantity of Toxics (RQ) N.C. Emergency Management: 919-825-2255
Mike Reid
Risk Management Planning Mike Reid
Safety Equipment / Safety Issues Chris Cangemi
Sampling - Ambient Air Jeremy Pope, Jim Bowyer, Patrick Butler
SARA Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) N.C. Emergency Management: (919) 825-2255
Secretaries' Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) Robin Barrows
Joelle Burleson
Small Business Assistance Program Tony Pendola, DEQ Environmental Assistance and Customer Service, (877) 623-6748 or (919) 707-8100
Small Business Ombudsman Tony Pendola, DEQ Environmental Assistance and Customer Service, (877) 623-6748 or (919) 707-8100
Smoke From Vehicles Steven Rice
Solvents / Adhesives Jim Bowyer
Source Ambient Sampling Jeremy Pope, Patrick Butler
Source Dispersion Modeling Mark Yoder
Source Sampling Shannon Vogel, Samir Parekh
Source Testing Reports, Review Shannon Vogel, Samir Parekh
Stack Testing Shannon Vogel, Samir Parekh, Gregg O'Neal
Stage I & Stage II Vapor Recovery Scott Albright, Steven Rice
State of the Environment Report DEQ Public Affairs: (919) 707-8602
State Implementation Plan (SIP) Randy Strait, Tammy Manning
Stationary Source Guidelines Samir Parekh, Brian Phillips
Sulfur Content of Fuel Reports Regional Offices, Samir Parekh
Sulfur Dioxide Monitoring Jeremy Pope
Synthetic Minor Permitting Regional Offices
Tank Truck Tightness Certification Scott Albright, Steven Rice
Tax Certifications Regional Offices
Tier II Report N.C. Emergency Management: (919) 825-2255
Title IV Permitting / Acid Rain Ed Martin, Mark Cuilla
Title V Permitting Mark Cuilla
Title V Retrievals & Reports Mark Cuilla
Toxics: Chemical Questions Robin Barrows
Toxics: Complaint Investigations Regional Offices
Toxics: Emissions Inventory Brittany Hall
Toxics: Modeling Jim Bowyer
Toxics: Permit Reviews Mark Cuilla
Toxics: Release Inventory (TRI) N.C. Emergency Management: (919) 825-2255
Toxics: Regulations & Applicability Joelle Burleson, Katie Quinlan, Robin Barrows
Training (Technical) Julie Robinson
Transportation Conformity Todd Pasley, Sheila Blanchard
Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Sheila Blanchard, Steven Rice
Trends Report / Air Quality Tammy Manning, Andy Bollman, Randy Strait
Underground Storage Tanks (Permitting Fees) Waste Management: (919) 707-8171
Underground Storage Tanks (Vapor Recovery) Scott Albright, Steven Rice
UST Forms Scott Albright
Vapor Recovery Steven Rice, Scott Albright
VISTAS, Visibility / Regional Haze Randy Strait, Mike Abraczinskas, Randy Strait
VOC (Volatile Organic Chemicals) Testing Shannon Vogel, Samir Parekh
Volkswagen Settlement Steven Rice, Brian Phillips
VOC Permit Requirements Mark Cuilla, Rahul Thaker
VOC Rules Joelle Burleson, Katie Quinlan
Waivers, Vehicle Emissions Inspection (877) 421-0020 or (919) 861-3185
Waste Management Main Number: (919) 707-8200
Weather Forecasts Sara Kresuer, Bradley McLamb
Webmaster Shawn Taylor
Web Site Address /about/divisions/air-quality
Woodstoves Regional Offices, Jonathan Navarro
Zero-Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Charging Infrastructure Dave Willis, Steven Rice, Brian Phillips
Zoning Consistency Determination Requests Regional Offices, Mark Cuilla

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