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Document Title/Subject:
Ethylene Oxide Commercial Sterilization and Fumigation Operations: Compliance Date Revisions
Related Documents:
Signed by: Administrator Carol Browner

Signature Date: November 29, 1999

Contact:
David Markwordt
(919) 541-0837 markwordt.david@epa.gov

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

URL(s):

 

Regulatory Authority:
Title III
Division/Director:
Emission Standards Division (OAQPS) / Sally Shaver
Submitted By:
markwordt.david
OGC Contact:
Jocelyn Degrandpre
OGC Phone#:
202-564-5574
Internet Contact:
Jeff Clark
Document Type:
Proposed & Final Preambles & Rules,
EPA Document Number:

Federal Register:
Supersedes:
Subject Category:
AIR
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
Keywords:
Accident investigations
Hazardous air pollutants
HAPs
National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants
NESHAPs

ethylene oxide
Terms:
Air pollutants
Clean Air Act
CAA
Toxic substances
Abstract:
Today's action suspends the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Ethylene Oxide Commercial Sterilization and Fumigation Operations (EO NESHAP) requirements for chamber exhaust and aeration room vents. The suspension allows affected sources subject to the EO NESHAP to defer compliance with the NESHAP requirements for chamber exhaust until December 6, 2001 and aeration room vents until December 6, 2000. This suspension does not affect the requirement for sources subject to the EO NESHAP to comply with provisions for sterilizer vents. This action does not change the level of the standards or the intent of the NESHAP promulgated in 1994.

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