Environment, Health & Safety (EHS), Environmental Permitting and Planning (EP3) manages air permits and emission limits for University of Michigan (U-M) and is the liaison with state and federal regulators regarding all air quality issues.  Rule 201 of the Michigan Air Pollution Control Rules requires a person to obtain an approved Permit to Install for any potential source of air pollution.  The need for a permit depends on the equipment function, size, and fuel type. At U-M, examples include:

  • Coating application booths
  • Boilers
  • Generators
  • Sterilizers
  • Processes that may emit air pollution

Call EP3 at (734) 647-1143 regarding:

  • Permits and air quality control equipment
  • Air emission units
  • Initial start-up notification for the air emission units


Emergency Generators

Ethylene Oxide (EtO) Sterilizers

Refrigeration Appliances

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