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June 7, 1988 Response to Request for Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) Applicability Determination 3.38

The question of whether use of tire-derived fuel (TDF) at an existing steam generating facility can be classified as an alternative fuel generated from municipal solid waste arose. The answer is that TDF does not, by itself, constitute municipal solid waste in accordance with the definition contained in paragraph (b) of 40 CFR 60.51 and would not qualify for a PSD exemption under subparagraph (b)(2)(iii)(d) of 40 CFR 52.21.
Notebook Entries: 4.49

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