Upcoming NESHAP Compliance Dates for Area Sources

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In February of 2013, the Environmental Protection Agency finalized the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) rule for area source boilers.  In early 2014, some of the compliance requirements will be due. Area sources are any source that emits less than 10 tons per year of any single air toxic or 25 tons per year of any combination …

Final Air Toxics Standards for Area Sources in the Chemical Manufacturing Industry

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In October 2009, the EPA released new national air toxics standards for small to medium sized chemical manufacturing facilities that meet the “area source” definition (Subpart VVVVVV).  More stringent air toxics (also known as NESHAP or MACT) standards currently exist for major sources in the chemical industry.  Typically, the EPA grants up to three years for facilities to ensure compliance …