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Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board

State Information

Laura Velez, Chairman

Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board
1375 Ponce De Leon Ave
San Juan, PR 00926
(787) 767-8056 voice
(787) 767-4861 fax

Edwin Irizarry, Secretary of Governing Board

Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board
Apartado 11488 Santurce
San Juan, PR 00910
(787) 767-8056 voice
(787) 767-4861 fax

Javier Velez-Arocho, Secretary, Department of Natural and Environmental Resources
PO Box 366147
San Juan, PR 00936
(787) 999-2200 voice
(787) 999-2303 fax

497 employees

Website

Enforcement

The Environmental Public Policy Act No.9 of June 18, 1970 authorized the Environmental Quality Board to handle all kind of administrative, civil and criminal actions.

The Legal Division has attorneys who are subordinated to the Chairman of the Board and do not report to the Office of the Attorney General.



Environmental Programs Delegated to the State

CAA/ PART 60/ NSPS

P

CAA/ PART 61/ NESHAPS

P

CAA/ Sec 52.21/ PSD

N

CAA/ Title V/ Part 70

Y

CAA/ New Source Review

Y

CWA/ Construction Grants

Y

CWA/ NPDES

N

CWA/ Pretreatment

N

CWA/ Sludge Mgmt (Bios)

N

CWA/ SRF/ Sec 604(b)

S

CWA/ Wetlands/ 4044

N

EPCRA/ sec 313

N

EPCRA/ sec 304, 312

N

FIFRA/ sec 23(a) - Enf

Y

FIFRA/ sec 23(b) - Pest Cert

Y

FIFRA/ End Species

Y

FIFRA/ Worker Protection (Enf)

Y

FIFRA/ Groundwater Prot

Y

OPA

N

RCRA C/ Base Pgm

N

RCRA C/ Corrective Action

N

RCRA C/ Mixed Waste

N

RCRA C/ BIF

N

RCRA C/ Toxicity Character

N

RCRA C/ LDR Calif. Wastes

N

RCRA C/ LDR 1/3 Wastes

N

RCRA C/ LDR 2/3 Wastes

N

RCRA C/ LDR 3/3 Wastes

N

RCRA D (Solid Waste)

Y

RCRA I (UST)

IN

SDWA/ PWSS/ Drinking Water

Y

SDWA/ Wellhead Protection Pgm

A

SDWA/ UIC/ Sec 1422

Y

SDWA/ UIC/ Sec 1425

ND

TSCA/ Asbestos (MAP)

N

TSCA/ AHERA Waiver

N

TSCA/ Indoor Radon/ Sec 306

N

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