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Rule and Implementation Information for Secondary Aluminum Production

Docket Number EPA-HQ-OAR-2010-0544
(Legacy Docket #A-92-61)
Announcements:

On November 13, 2014, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed supplemental amendments to the air toxics emissions standards covering the Secondary Aluminum Production source category. See the table below for the Federal Register notice, and the Fact Sheet summarizing the supplemental proposal.

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Rule Information

Proposed and Promulgated Rule Notices

Subpart RRR- National Emission Standards for Secondary Aluminum Production

Date
Citation
Action
Description
File Download
11/13/14 Fact Sheet National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Secondary Aluminum Production: Fact Sheet
11/13/14 Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Secondary Aluminum Production
3/23/12 77 FR 16987 Notice National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Secondary Aluminum Production; Residual Risk and Technology-Extension of Public Comment Period
2/14/12 77 FR 8576 Proposed National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Secondary Aluminum Production; Residual Risk and Technology-Proposed Rule
12/19/05 70 FR 75320 Final Exemption of Certain Area Sources From Title V Operating Permit Programs; Final Rule
10/03/05 70 FR 57513 amendments National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Secondary Aluminum Production:Direct final rule; amendments
10/03/05 70 FR 57534 proposed National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Secondary Aluminum Production:Proposed rule; amendments
03/25/05 70 FR 15250 Propasal Proposal To Exempt Area Sources Subject to NESHAP From Federal and State Operating Permit Programs
09/03/04 69 FR 53980 Final/Proposal National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Secondary Aluminum Production; Direct Final Rule and Proposed Rule
12/30/02 67 FR 79807 Final rule National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Secondary Aluminum Production-Final rule.
11/08/02 67 FR 68038 Final rule;
correction
National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Secondary Aluminum Production-Final rule; correction of effective date.
9/24/02 67 FR 59787 Final rule;
amendments
National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Secondary Aluminum Production-Final rule; amendments.
06/14/02 67 FR 41138 Withdrawal National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Secondary Aluminum Production-Withdrawal of proposed rule.
06/14/02 67 FR 41136 Proposed rule National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Secondary Aluminum Production-Proposed rule; amendments.
06/14/02 67 FR 41125 Proposed rule National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Secondary Aluminum Production-Proposed rule; amendments.
06/14/02 67 FR 41117 Final Rule National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Secondary Aluminum Production-Direct final rule; amendments.
09/14/00 65 FR 55524 Notice of Proposed Settlement Agreement; Request for Public Comment Settlement agreement in American Foundrymen's Society, et.al. vs. EPA, Civ. No. 00-1208 (D.C. Cir).
09/14/00 65 FR 55489 ANPR Notice on intention to propose removal of aluminum foundries and aluminum die casting facilities from the Secondary Aluminum Production Source Category and request for comments in making a new determination concerning separate MACT requirements for these facilities.
09/14/00 65 FR 55491 Proposed Rule; applicability stay Applicability Stay For Secondary Aluminum Production NESHAP
03/23/00 65 FR 15689 Final Rule Final Rule For Secondary Aluminum Production NESHAP
02/11/99 64 FR 6945 Proposed Rule Proposed rule and notice of public hearing

NOTES:All files are Government Printing Office (GPO) files unless otherwise indicated.

Other

Final Rule Docket Index

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Technical Information

 

FACT Sheets

12/31/98 Fact Sheet - Proposed Air Toxics Rule to Control Emissions from Secondary Aluminum Production Plants
03/23/00 Fact Sheet - Final Air Toxics Rule to Control Emissions from Secondary Aluminum Production Plants

Economic Analysis

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Implementation Information

Implementation Documents

09/2003 Sweat Furnace Workbook with Pictures
09/2003 Sweat Furnace Workbook without Pictures
03/27/03 Summary of Requirements for Secondary Aluminum Production Facilities
10/2000 Secondary Aluminum Production (Sweat Furnace Operations) Brochure
EL NUEVO REGLAMENTO DE LA EPA PARA CONTROLAR EMISIONES DE HORNOS DE SEPARACIÓN DE ALUMINIO (Sweat Furnace), Folleto

Example Reports, Forms and Plans

04/25/03 Final Example Malfunction Plan 
12/10/01 Example Initial Notification Report for Secondary Aluminum Production Facilities  
04/30/03 Notification of Intent to Conduct a Performance Test
04/30/03 Annual Compliance Certification
04/30/03 Initial Notification Report
04/30/03 Notification of Compliance Status Report

Source Identification and Location Information  

List of Sources Potentially Subject to Secondary Aluminum NESHAP
(Does not include auto salvage i.e., sweat furnaces)
   

Outreach and Training Materials

  • Region 4: Jean Campbell 404-562-9193

  • Region 7: Richard Tripp 913-551-7566

 

Compliance and Enforcement Information

Compliance Time Line  
Secondary Aluminum NESHAP Applicability Flowcharts  
Applicability Determination Index (ADI).  The ADI is maintained by EPA's Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance (OECA) and provides a data base of memoranda dealing with applicability issues.  The database is searchable by Subpart.

Related Links

The North American Die Casting Association (NADCA). The North American Die Casting Association (NADCA) is the trade association representing the die casting industry. This includes aluminum as well as some other metals Exit EPA disclaimer
 
The Aluminum Association Inc. TThe Aluminum Association Inc. is the trade association for producers of primary aluminum, recyclers and semi-fabricated aluminum products. Member companies operate almost 200 plants in the U.S and many conduct business worldwide. Exit EPA disclaimer
 
The American Foundry Society. The American Foundry Society represents the foundry sector of aluminum casting producers. Exit EPA disclaimer
 
The Non-Ferrous Founders Society. The Non-Ferrous Founders Society is a trade association that represents the aluminum and copper based foundries. Exit EPA disclaimer
 
The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries.  The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries is the trade association of the scrap processing (including aluminum) and recycling industry. Exit EPA disclaimer
 
Nonferrous Metals Industry Sector Notebook. Sector notebooks contain multimedia information (air, water, and land pollutant release data) for a specific industry. Search results indicate that these sector notebooks may contain information on Subpart RRR.

 

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