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  • Approval, Disapproval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; State of Wyoming; Regional Haze State Implementation Plan; Federal Implementation Plan for Regional Haze

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is partially approving and partially disapproving a State Implementation Plan (SIP) submitted by the State of Wyoming on January 12, 2011, that addresses regional haze. This SIP was submitted to address the requirements of the Clean Air Act (CAA or ``the Act'') and rules that require states to address in specific ways any existing anthropogenic impairment

    ...SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:. Definitions. For the purpose of this document, we are giving meaning to ... The initials CSAPR mean or refer to the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule. xiii. The initial DEQ mean or refer to the Wyoming ... (7) The term lb/MMBtu means pounds per million British thermal units of heat input to the fuel-burning unit. (8) NOX means ...

  • National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Area Sources:

    ...; electroforming; electroless plating, including thermal metal spraying, chromate conversion coating, and coloring; or ... and technology exchange in various areas of air pollution control. IV. What should I consider as I prepare my comments to ...We believe that this definition is also consistent with the basis of the listing of the plating ...

  • National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Area Sources:

    ...; electroforming; electroless plating, including thermal metal spraying, chromate conversion coating, and coloring; or ... and technology exchange in various areas of air pollution control. V. Why are we amending this rule?. On July 1, 2008 (73 ...We believe that this definition is also consistent with the basis of the listing of the plating ...

  • Standards of Performance for Municipal Solid Waste Landfills

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing a new subpart, 40 CFR part 60, subpart XXX that updates the . Under section 111 of the Clean Air Act, the EPA must review, and, if appropriate, revise standards of performance at least every 8 years. The EPA's review of the standards for municipal solid waste landfills applies to landfills that commence construction, reconstruction, or...

    ... also address other regulatory issues including the definition of landfill gas treatment systems, among other topics. The new ... and technology exchange in various areas of air pollution control. Acronyms and Abbreviations. The following acronyms ...lb/MMBtu Pounds per million British thermal unit. LFG Landfill gas. LFGCost Landfill Gas Energy Cost Model. ...

  • Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Proposed Rule To List the Tanzanian DPS of African Coelacanth as Threatened Under the Endangered Species Act

    We, NMFS, have completed a comprehensive status review under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) for the African coelacanth (Latimeria chalumnae) in response to a petition to list that species. We have determined that, based on the best scientific and commercial data available, and after taking into account efforts being made to protect the species, L. chalumnae does not meet the definition of a...

    ...chalumnae does not meet the definition of a threatened or endangered species when evaluated throughout ...This corresponds to estimates of thermal requirements based on the temperature-dependent oxygen saturation ... coastal ecosystems of East Africa may include increased pollution and siltation, which may impact the coelacanth despite its use of ...

  • Proposal of Certain Federal Water Quality Standards Applicable to Maine

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposes federal Clean Water Act (CWA) water quality standards (WQS) that would apply to certain waters under the state of Maine's jurisdiction. EPA proposes human health criteria (HHC) to protect the sustenance fishing use in those waters in Indian lands and for waters subject to sustenance fishing rights under the Maine Implementing Act (MIA) based on a

    ...Page 23247. by pollution concerns, in the waters covered by this action. This value ...The proposal specifies that the weekly average baseline thermal condition must be calculated using the daily maxima averaged over ... may disproportionately affect children, per the definition of ``covered regulatory action'' in section 2-202 of the ...

  • National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutant Emissions: Petroleum Refinery Sector Amendments

    This action amends the National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for Petroleum Refineries in three respects. First, this action adjusts the compliance date for regulatory requirements that apply at maintenance vents during periods of startup, shutdown, maintenance or inspection for sources constructed or reconstructed on or before June 30, 2014. Second, this action amends

    ... and technology exchange in various areas of air pollution control. Following signature by the EPA Administrator, the EPA ... operating requirements, or sending purge gases to a thermal oxidizer or incinerator that meets specific temperature and ... a grammatical correction to the closed blowdown system definition in Sec. 63.641 by adding an ``a'' before the phrase, ``. . . ...

  • Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for General Service Lamps

    The Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975 (EPCA), as amended, prescribes energy conservation standards for various consumer products and certain commercial and industrial equipment, including general service lamps (GSLs). EPCA also requires the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to periodically determine whether more-stringent, amended standards would be technologically feasible and...

    ... B. Clarification of General Service Lamp Definition. 1. General Lighting Applications. 2. Lamps Addressed in ... Regulatory Impact Analysis titled, ``Proposed Carbon Pollution Guidelines for Existing Power Plants and Emission Standards for ... Alternative Substrate Materials. Improved Thermal Interface Materials. Optimized Heat Sink Design. Active Thermal ...

  • Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for Residential Conventional Cooking Products

    The Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975 (EPCA), as amended, prescribes energy conservation standards for various consumer products and certain commercial and industrial equipment, including residential conventional cooking products. EPCA also requires the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to determine whether more-stringent, amended standards would be technologically feasible and...

    ... CFR 430.32(j)), consume approximately 2,000 kilo British thermal units (kBtu) per year. While DOE's proposal would remove this ...Based on this definition, in this SNOPR, DOE interprets kitchen ranges and ovens to refer ..., EPA issued a replacement for CAIR, the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR). 76 FR 48208 (August 8, 2011). On August 21, 2012, ...

  • National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Off-Site Waste and Recovery Operations

    This action finalizes the residual risk and technology review (RTR) conducted for the Off-Site Waste and Recovery Operations (OSWRO) source category regulated under national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants (NESHAP). In addition, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is finalizing amendments to correct and clarify regulatory provisions related to emissions during periods of...

    ... and technology exchange in various areas or air pollution control. Following signature by the EPA Administrator, the EPA ...,'' ``used oil'' and ``used solvent'' in 40 CFR 63.681 Definitions. ... was identified at proposal, use of a regenerative thermal oxidizer, which could increase the emissions capture and control ...

  • National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Wool Fiberglass Manufacturing; Rotary Spin Lines Technology Review and Revision of Flame Attenuation Lines Standards

    This action completes the final residual risk and technology reviews (RTR) that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) conducted for the Wool Fiberglass Manufacturing source category regulated under the national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants (NESHAP). In this action, the EPA is readopting the existing emission limits for formaldehyde, establishing emission limits for methanol,

    ... action at: https://www.epa.gov/stationary-sources-air-pollution/wool-fiberglass-manufacturing-national-emissions-standards. ... by using add-on control devices (e.g., gas scrubbers, thermal oxidizers). In response to the proposed rule, we did not receive ...We also revised the definition of the Aerospace subcategory to include FA lines that manufacture ...

  • Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for Refrigerated Bottled or Canned Beverage Vending Machines

    The Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975 (EPCA), as amended, prescribes energy conservation standards for various consumer products and certain commercial and industrial equipment, including refrigerated bottled or canned beverage vending machines (beverage vending machines or BVM). EPCA also requires the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to periodically determine whether more-stringent...

    ...DOE is also amending the definition for Class A equipment to more unambiguously differentiate Class A ... \8\ A quad is equal to 10\15\ British thermal units (Btu). The quantity refers to FFC energy savings. FFC ... the Regulatory Impact Analysis for the Proposed Carbon Pollution Guidelines for Existing Power Plants and Emission Standards for ...

  • Uniform National Discharge Standards for Vessels of the Armed Forces-Phase II Batch One

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) are promulgating discharge performance standards for 11 discharges incidental to the normal operation of a vessel of the Armed Forces into the navigable waters of the United States, the territorial seas, and the contiguous zone. When implemented, the discharge performance standards will reduce the adverse...

    ..., stimulate the development of improved vessel pollution control devices, and advance the development of environmentally ... D. Applicable U.S. and International Law. E. Definitions. III. UNDS Performance Standards. A. Aqueous Film-Forming ...These discharges can cause thermal pollution and can contain aquatic nuisance species (ANS), ...

  • Defense industry.

    .../Gages; Manufacturing Technology; Networking/Data Links; Pollution Prevention; Security Devices/Services; Sensors; ...; Transportation Security (air, sea, rail, highway); Thermal Imaging Cameras; Pan/Tilt Mechanisms; Infrared Optical Solutions; ...pbedall@metro-productions.com; Video; High Definition . Video; Multimedia; Animation; Full Service Production . Small ...

  • National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Chemical Recovery Combustion Sources at Kraft, Soda, Sulfite, and Stand-Alone Semichemical Pulp Mills

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing amendments to the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for Chemical Recovery Combustion Sources at Kraft, Soda, Sulfite, and Stand-Alone Semichemical Pulp Mills to address the results of the residual risk and technology review (RTR) that the EPA is required to conduct under the Clean Air Act (CAA). These proposed...

    ... online at http://www.epa.gov/stationary-sources-air-pollution...RfD reference dose. RTO regenerative thermal oxidizer. RTR residual risk and technology review. SAB Science ... name for Cosmo Specialty Fibers; revising the definitions section in 40 CFR 63.861; corrected misspelling in 40 CFR ...

  • Protection of Stratospheric Ozone: New Listings of Substitutes; Changes of Listing Status; and Reinterpretation of Unacceptability for Closed Cell Foam Products Under the Significant New Alternatives Policy Program; and Revision of Clean Air Act Section 608 Venting Prohibition for Propane

    Pursuant to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Significant New Alternatives Policy program, this action lists certain substances as acceptable, subject to use conditions; lists several substances as unacceptable; and changes the listing status for certain substances from acceptable to acceptable, subject to narrowed use limits, or to unacceptable. This action also exempts propane in

    ...BTU--British Thermal Units. CAA--Clean Air Act. CAP--Climate Action Plan. CAS Reg. ...This definition of use encompasses manufacturing process of products both for ... use of chemicals that contribute to tropospheric air pollution. The SNAP program takes existing regulations under other programs ...

  • Md. Code Regs. 26.08.03.03 - Water Quality Impact Assessment for Thermal Discharges
  • Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions for New Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units

    The United States EPA is proposing new source performance standards for emissions of carbon dioxide (CO<INF>2</INF>) for new affected fossil fuel-fired electric utility generating units (EGUs). The EPA is proposing these requirements because CO<INF>2</INF> is a greenhouse gas (GHG) and fossil fuel-fired power plants are the country's largest stationary source emitters of...

    ... CO2 emissions increase as a result of installation of pollution controls for conventional pollutants, or for proposed EGUs, which ...BSER Best System of Emission Reduction. Btu/kWh British Thermal Units per Kilowatt Hour. Btu/lb British Thermal Units per Pound. ...EPA,\19\ that GHGs meet the definition of ``air pollutant'' in the CAA. This decision clarified that the ...

  • Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for Automatic Commercial Ice Makers

    The Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975 (EPCA), as amended, prescribes energy conservation standards for various consumer products and certain commercial and industrial equipment, including automatic commercial ice makers (ACIM). EPCA also requires the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to determine whether more-stringent, amended standards would be technologically feasible and economically...

    ... a. Tube Evaporator Design. b. Low Thermal Mass Evaporator Design. c. Drain Water Heat Exchanger. d. ... explicitly reaffirms the principles, structures, and definitions governing regulatory review established in Executive Order 12866. ... EPA issued a replacement for CAIR, the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR). 76 FR 48208 (August 8, 2011). On August 21, 2012, ...

  • National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Secondary Aluminum Production

    This action supplements our notice of proposed rulemaking for the national emissions standards for hazardous air pollutants (NESHAP) for secondary aluminum production, which was published in the Federal Register on February 14, 2012. In that action, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed decisions concerning the residual risk and technology review for the Secondary Aluminum Production

    ...: scrap shredding, scrap drying/delacquering/decoating, thermal chip drying, furnace operations (i.e., melting, holding, ... and technology exchange in various areas of air pollution control. Following signature by the EPA Administrator, the EPA ...Definitions of startup and shutdown are. Page 72884. being proposed as well ...

  • THE TRANSIT-JOBS NEXUS: INSIGHTS FOR TRANSIT-ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT.

    ... dependency on automotive travel that produce more pollution. (25) The EPA uses LEHD data to identify the percentage of jobs ...(35) The U.S. DOT provides a summary definition of FG as "a facility that uses separate right-of-way (ROW) or ... valid (i.e., monotonically increasing) breaks" to produce thermal maps. Response to Inquiry from Ces.onthemap.feedback@census.gov, ...

  • Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Wisconsin; Permit Exemption Rule

    EPA is proposing to approve revisions to the Wisconsin State Implementation Plan (SIP) submitted by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) on April 23, 2008. WDNR has submitted for approval revisions that exempt certain sources of air pollution from construction permit requirements. EPA is proposing to approve these revisions because they are consistent with Federal regulations...

    ... approval revisions that exempt certain sources of air pollution from construction permit requirements. EPA is proposing to ...NR 406.02(1) is created to add a definition for ``clean fuel.'' NR 406.04(1)(zh)1. and 406.04(1)(zh)2. are ... has a maximum heat input capacity of 10 million British thermal units per hour (mmBtu/hour) for distillate oil and 25 mmBtu/hr ...

  • National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Mineral Wool Production and Wool Fiberglass Manufacturing

    This action finalizes the residual risk and technology reviews (RTR) conducted for the Mineral Wool Production and Wool Fiberglass Manufacturing source categories regulated under national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants (NESHAP). Under this action, we are establishing pollutant-specific emissions limits for hazardous air pollutants (HAP) that were previously regulated (under a...

    ... and technology exchange in various areas of air pollution control. Following signature by the EPA Administrator, the EPA ... Mineral wool is a material used mainly for thermal and acoustical insulation. This category includes, but is not ...In this action, we are finalizing, as proposed, definitions for ``closed-top cupola,'' ``open-top cupola,'' ``combined ...

  • National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Secondary Aluminum Production

    The EPA is proposing amendments to the national emissions standards for hazardous air pollutants for Secondary Aluminum Production to address the results of the residual risk and technology review that the EPA is required to conduct by the Clean Air Act. In addition, the EPA is proposing amendments to correct and clarify rule requirements and provisions. These proposed amendments would require...

    ... times including periods of startup and shutdown; add a definition of affirmative defense; add a requirement to report performance ...APCD air pollution control devices. AMOS ample margin of safety. ANPRM advance ...decoating, thermal chip drying, furnace operations (i.e., melting, holding, ...

  • Proposed Rule; Renewable Fuel Standard Program; Grain Sorghum Oil Pathway

    In this proposed rule, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is providing an opportunity to comment on an analysis of the lifecycle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with certain biofuels that are produced from grain sorghum oil extracted at dry mill ethanol plants at any point downstream from sorghum grinding, also known as distiller sorghum oil. EPA seeks comment on its proposed...

    ...) may only be generated if the fuel meets the other definitional criteria for renewable fuel (e.g., produced from renewable ...Oil extraction requires thermal energy to heat the DGS and electricity to power centrifuges, ... protection, Administrative practice and procedure, Air pollution control, Diesel Fuel, Fuel additives, Gasoline, Imports, Oil ...