Environmental Planning

Air Quality Planning

The role of Air Quality Planning, a section of the Multimodal Planning Division, is to enhance air quality through congestion mitigation, air quality programs and planning activities to implement provisions required in the Clean Air Act to meet National Ambient Air Quality Standards throughout Arizona.

Air quality guidance documents related to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) are located in the NEPA Guidance and Documents section.


Statewide Air Quality Nonattainment and Maintenance Areas
Air Quality Updates
  • EPA: Information on Regulatory Actions on Particle Matter
  • FHWA: Information on Regulatory Actions on Transportation Conformity
  • EPA Region 9: Information on State of Arizona Implementation Plan Actions
Air Quality: Dust Control Programs


From the ADOT Blog

Air quality impact studied by ADOT before projects move forward

Sept. 2, 2011

A couple months ago we told you how ADOT works to minimize the noise impact a new freeway has on surrounding neighborhoods. Well, similar efforts also are made when it comes to air quality … Full story ...