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Medical Waste Incinerators Final Rule
Background Info. Document "Hospital/Medical/Infectious Waste Incinerators-Summary of Public Comments and Responses" (EPA-453/R-97-006b)
|Signed by: Carol Browner, Administrator
Emission Standards Division (OAQPS)
Proposed & Final Preambles & Rules
EPA Document Number:
62 FR 48348
Clean Air Act
This zipped file contains five (5) files: 4 are in WordPerfect format, the 5th (omb83.xls) is an Excell spreadsheet file. factseg.wpd is a lengthy Fact Sheet describing the background, rules and emission guidelines which apply to existing hospital/medical/infectious waste incinerators (HMIWI) that commenced construction on or before June 20, 1996. The intent of the guidelines is to initiate State actions to develop State Regulations controlling emissions from existing HMIWI. These rules are contained in subpart Ce to 40 CFR Part 60 (93kb in WP format).
factsns.wpd is a second Fact Sheet describing the background for Federal New Source Performance Standards which apply to new HMIWI that commence construction after June 20, 1996 or commence modification after March 15, 1997. The rules are in subpart Ec to 40 CFR Part 60 (84kb in WP format).
mwifr.wpd contains the full text of the Part 60 sections relating to these rules (487kb in WP format). omb83i contains the text of the Supporting Statement for info. collection burdens to be associated with these rules (93kb in WP format). omb83i.xls is an Excell (spreadsheet) file containing data used in the Supporting Statement (117kb in Excell format).