OAR Policy and Guidance Metarecord
Fact Sheet--Electric Arc Furnace NSPS Amendment
|Signed by: Unsigned
Emission Standards Division (OAQPS)
EPA Document Number:
Hazardous air pollutants
electric arc furnace NSPS
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is amending the new source performance standards for electric arc furnaces. Electric arc furnaces emit particulate matter, which is an air pollutant that is associated with adverse health effects, such as respiratory illness and even premature death.