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 …

EPA Publishes New Area Source NESHAP Regulations

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On February 21, 2011, the new boiler area source final rules were signed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator.  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 of air toxics.  Most of the boilers under this rule are located at commercial …

New EPA Boiler MACT Rules

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released new Clean Air Act rules last month.  The Boiler Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) rules will affect some 200,000 industrial, commercial and institutional boilers in the United States.  The EPA proposed a similar rule last year, but made changes due to the high compliance costs.  The new rules are expected to cost 50% …

Maximize Boiler Efficiency Now

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This interesting new technology is from one of the equipment vendors we interact with.  EES does not endorse this system and has no financial interest in it. We welcome comments from other equipment manufacturers regarding competing technologies, and hope you enjoy the information.    – Tom Petersen Authored By: Bill Buckley, Synterprise Solutions, LLC High on the to-do list of facility …

Air Quality Consulting: What to Expect from EES

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Are you in need of an air permit for a new process or combustion source at your facility? Does your existing Title V or synthetic minor air permit expire in the next two years? Might you have missed some current or pending air pollution regulations that apply to your equipment? Do you need a second set of eyes to ensure …

Healthcare Environmental Issues and Opportunities

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The healthcare industry affects the lives of virtually everyone in the United States.  According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), healthcare expenditures will account for approximately 17% of the Gross Domestic Product this year.  Many activities in the healthcare industry result in land, water or air pollution.  Much of the waste is recyclable and consists of paper, …

New Surface Coating Regulations – Are You Up To Date?

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Are You or Your Vendors Affected by NESHAPs for Surface Coating and Metal Finishing? by Trish Carney The U.S. EPA passed two new Hazardous Air Pollutant (HAP) rules last year regarding painting and paint stripping plus metal fabrication and finishing operations that might have an effect on your business. This brief outline provides an overview of the rules from 40 …

The Boilers NESHAP Deadlines Are Fast Approaching

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(Regulation: 40 CFR Part 63, Subpart DDDDD, Effective Date: September 13, 2004, Compliance Deadline: September 13, 2007) Overview: The Boilers NESHAP requires maximum achievable control technology (MACT) for Industrial, Commercial, and Institutional Boilers and Process Heaters. The Boilers NESHAP affects a wide range of industries due to the varied applications of the machinery under regulation. The regulation is applicable to …

EES Conducts Environmental, Health and Safety Compliance Audits

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Is your facility in compliance with EPA and OSHA regulations? Are you aware of the differences between the state and federal environmental laws and regulations as they apply to your operations? Are your health and safety training programs kept current and well documented? Have pending regulations, such as Boiler MACT, been evaluated for applicability to your company? Are you required …

Hazardous Air Pollutant Regulations for Boilers and Process Heaters Update

Tom Petersen Emissions, Environmental Regulations 1 Comment

National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Industrial, Commercial, and Institutional Boilers and Process Heaters 40 CFR Part 63, Subpart DDDDD Effective Date: September 3, 2004 Compliance Date for Existing Sources: September 17, 2007 Compliance Date for New Sources: Six months from the start-up date Also: September 13, 2006 – Eligibility demonstration submission is due for sources with low risk …