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MSW Landfill NESHAP - Aug 8

On July 29, 2019, the US. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published amendments to the 2003 Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Landfills National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP). The following fact sheet provide more information on this proposed action. EPA is proposing minor amendments to the 2003 Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Landfills National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP). EPA conducted a NESHAP residual risk and technology review, which are periodically required by the Clean Air Act. The agency has determined that risks for this source category are acceptable and has identified no improvements in technologies, processes or practices that would result in further emission reductions. The current standards continue to protect public health with an ample margin of safety. This proposed action clarifies that the standards are applicable during periods of startup, shutdown and malfunctions. While the proposed rule will not result in further emission reductions, this action will improve monitoring, compliance and implementation The RTR proposal would adopt many of the monitoring and reporting requirements that were finalized in the 2016 New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) and Emission Guidelines (EG) for this source category. Aligning these requirements will allow these sources to streamline their compliance and reporting for multiple rules. EPA will accept comment on the proposed amendments for 45 days after publication in the Federal Register.  The published version of the notice and a summary fact sheet are available at: 

https://www.epa.gov/stationary-sources-air-pollution/municipal-solid-waste-landfills-national-emission-standards#rule-summary

To join this meeting: call-in at: 1-866-299-3188; passcode: 9195415497;  RTP-C300C-Max50/RTP-Bldg-C

expiration: 
Friday, August 9, 2019