To these ends it is the purpose of this article to provide for a coordinated statewide program of air pollution prevention, abatement and control; to facilitate cooperation across jurisdictional lines in dealing with problems of air pollution not confined within single jurisdictions; to assure the economic competitiveness of the state by providing for the timely processing of permit applications and other authorizations under this article; and to provide a framework within which all values may be balanced in the public interest.
Further, it is the public policy of this state to fulfill its primary responsibility for assuring air quality pursuant to the "Federal Clean Air Act," as amended.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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