Tag Archives: HAP

Air Quality and Fracking

There is mounting evidence that hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) has significant, unintended, negative environmental impacts.  In a recent study published in the online journal Environmental Health, community members from six states, including Pennsylvania, sampled the air near oil and gas facilities, including fracking … Continue reading

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Climate Change Mitigation Can Also Have Health and Agricultural Benefits

Climate change mitigation policies can do more than just avert the potential long-term catastrophic consequences that will affect the entire world.  Climate policies can also have short-term benefits in the area of human health and agriculture.  These benefits were outlined … Continue reading

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EPA Manufacturing Compliance

With the new year comes new deadlines, and EES wants to ensure your company is prepared for all upcoming state and federal compliance deadlines.  There are three important deadlines that are quickly approaching for manufacturing industry: Tier II Deadline:  March … Continue reading

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New Surface Coating Regulations – Are You Up To Date?

Please contact Tom Petersen at tom@eesolutions.net (www.eesolutions.net) for further details related to the following article, which appeared in a recent edition of our email newsletter EES Essential Elements, and was written by Trish Carney. The U.S. EPA passed two new … Continue reading

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New Surface Coating Regulations – Are You Up To Date?

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 … Continue reading

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NESHAP For Area Sources

Due to the large number of Area Source National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (Area Source NESHAP) being promulgated at this time, EES will devote several posts to the subject. Area Source regulations regulate Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAP) from … Continue reading

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NESHAP for Area Sources – Iron & Steel Foundries

Most of the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAPs) promulgated to date apply to major sources emitting at least 10 tons per year of an individual HAP or 25 tons per year of total HAP. EPA has recently … Continue reading

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State Specific News – November 2007

Get bored looking through all those news updates from your state? We’ve done it for you! Below are what we felt were the significant regulatory updates for the past month. New Jersey: Proposed Revisions to Air Quality SIP: This proposal … Continue reading

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Residual Risk: NESHAP for Petroleum Refineries

In 1995 the Petroleum Refinery National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) was finalized. EPA has been evaluating the risk remaining after this date and has issued a proposed regulation on September 4th, 2007 to address this residual risk. … Continue reading

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The Boilers NESHAP Deadlines Are Fast Approaching

(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 … Continue reading

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