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EPA’s new Boiler Rules Published in Federal Register; Three Public Hearings Scheduled

06/07/10

Source: EPA
Related Topics: NESHAPs US Environmental Protection Agency

On June 4, EPA published its package of boiler, incinerator, and solid waste rules in the Federal Register.  Comments on the proposals are due on August 3, and three public hearings will be held on the proposals.   The hearings are scheduled for:  

June 15: Arlington, Va.
Crystal City Marriott
1999 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Arlington, Va.

Preregistration deadline 5 p.m. June 11

June  22: Houston
Hilton Houston Hobby Airport
8181 Airport Blvd, Houston

Preregistration deadline: 5 p.m. June 18

June 22: Los Angeles
Sheraton Los Angeles Downtown Hotel
711 South Hope Street
Los Angeles

Preregistration deadline: 5 p.m. June 18

Each hearing will begin at 9 a.m. and continue until 8 p.m. , or later if necessary. The public may preregister to speak a at the hearings at a specific time. People also may register in person on the day of the hearing, but may not be given a specific time slot to speak.  To preregister to speak at the hearings, please contact Teresa Clemons at clemons.teresa@epa.gov, or 919-541-0252. 

 As previously noted on this site, the four proposals rules include:

  • National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Industrial, Commercial and Institutional Boilers and Process Heaters at Major Source Facilities (Boiler MACT);
  • National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Industrial, Commercial and Institutional Boilers and Process Heaters at Area Source Facilities (Boiler GACT)

The boiler rules can be found at:  http://www.epa.gov/ttn/oarpg/new.html
                                                               
Additionally the two other proposals include: 

  • A Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) for Identification of Non-Hazardous Secondary Materials that are Solid Wastes

This proposal can be found at:  http://www.epa.gov/waste/nonhaz/definition.htm

  • Amendments to New Source Performance Standards and Emission Guidelines for Commercial and Industrial Solid Waste Incineration (CISWI) Units

This proposal can be found at:  http://www.epa.gov/airquality/combustion/







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