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Proposal Preamble; Pulp and Paper MACT II
|Signed by: Carol M. Browner
Emission Standards Division (OAQPS)
Proposed & Final Preambles & Rulesnal emission standards for hazardous air pollutants (NESHAP) for the pulp and paper production source category under section 112 of the Clean Air Act as amended (CAA). The proposed standards focus on reducing hazardous air pollutants (HAP's) from new and existing sources used in chemical recovery processes at kraft, soda, sulfite, and stand-alone semichemical pulp mills. The intent of the proposed standards is to protect the public health and the environment by reducing HAP emissions to the level corresponding to the maximum achievable control technology (MACT). The document can be opened using PDF or WP 6.1 format and is 154 pages in length.