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Document Title/Subject:
Stationary Reciprocating Internal Combustion Engines: Air Toxics Requirements: Final Rule
Related Documents:
Signed by: Administrator Michael O. Leavitt

Signature Date: February 26, 2004

Contact:
Sims Roy 919-541-5263

Filename(s):
http://www.epa.gov/ttn/oarpg/t3/fr_notices/srice_fr.pdf
URL(s):



 

Regulatory Authority:
Title 3
Division/Director:
Emission Standards Division (OAQPS) / Sally Shaver
Submitted By:
roy.sims
OGC Contact:
Michael Horowitz
OGC Phone#:
1-202-564-5583
Internet Contact:
Jeff Clark
Document Type:
Proposed & Final Preambles & Rules,
EPA Document Number:

Federal Register:
Supersedes:
Subject Category:
AIR
BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
Monitoring
Toxics
Keywords:
National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants
NESHAPs
Power plants
RICE
2SLB
4SLB
4SRB
CI
Terms:
Air pollutants
Clean Air Act
CAA
Regulations
Toxic substances
Abstract:
On February 26, 2004, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued final requirements to reduce toxic air emissions from stationary reciprocating internal combustion engines (RICE). These requirements apply to RICE used at facilities such as pipeline compressor stations, chemical and manufacturing plants, and power plants. The final rule will reduce emissions of a number of toxic air pollutants such as formaldehyde, acrolein, methanol, and acetaldehyde by 5,6000 tons in the fifth year after promulgation. These pollutants, also known as air toxics, are known or suspected to cause adverse health and environmental effects.

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