A point source emissions inventory is a database of individual inventories from commercial, industrial, and institutional (government buildings, hospitals, prisons, schools) facilities. These businesses have an air operating permit that requires yearly reporting of their criteria and hazardous pollutant emissions. For information about individual facilities, contact us or the local clean air agency in the county where the facility is located.
A comprehensive emissions inventory estimates criteria pollutant emissions from all sources — transportation (vehicles, trains, ships, aircraft), wood stoves, outdoor and agricultural burning, wildfires, dust, and point sources. We publish this report every three years.
A Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) modeling emissions inventory is used to figure out the increased amount of air pollution an area is allowed. A PSD modeling emissions inventory includes: