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Clean Air Technology Center

RACT/BACT/LAER Clearinghouse (RBLC) Related Resources

The following is a list of links to on-line New Source Review (NSR) and related technology reference sources.

Air and Waste Management Association ExitNonprofit professional organization that provides training, information, and networking opportunities to environmental professionals.

Air Pollution Control Cost Manual U.S. EPA Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards (OAQPS) manual which provides information on capital costs, operating and maintenance expenses, and other costs for air pollution control systems. It includes procedures for estimating and escalating these costs.

BAAQMD BACT Guidance Documents ExitThese documents specify the Best Available Control Technology (BACT) requirements for commonly permitted sources subject to New Source Review in the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD), California.

CAPCOA BACT Clearinghouse (CARB) ExitThe California Air Pollution Control Officers Association (CAPCOA) Best Available Control Technology (BACT) Clearinghouse hosted by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) provides a searchable database of BACT requirements in permits issued by California Air Pollution Control Districts.

Clean Air Technology Center Air (CATC) Air Pollution Technical Reports U.S. EPA Web site that contains technical reports which provide information on emissions and control technologies.

Clearinghouse for Inventories and Emissions Factors (CHIEF) This U.S EPA Web site contains the latest information on emission inventories and emissions factors, and provides access to the latest information and tools for estimating emissions of air pollutants and developing air emission inventories.

Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) U.S. Government Publishing Office ExitThis Web site provides a search engine for the CFR, for all regulations issued by agencies of the U.S Government.

Concurrent Technology Center (CTC)/National Defense Center for Environmental Excellence (NDCEE) ExitNational center that specializes in transferring environmental tools and technologies for the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), other government organizations, and the industrial community.

Economics and Cost Analysis Support (ECAS) U.S. EPA Web site that provides analyses of costs, benefits, and economic and regulatory impacts of air quality management strategies, programs, and regulations developed throughout the U.S. EPA Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards (OAQPS).

Facility Registry System (FRS) System Number Search This U.S. EPA Web site provides a search engine to find FRS numbers for facilities based on their name, location and/or other criteria.

Geographical/Ecosystems Initiatives (GEI) U.S EPA Web site that provides information on geographically focused environmental activities which combine the resources of states, local governments, regulated communities, environmental groups, and citizens.

Institute of Clean Air Companies (ICAC) ExitNational association of companies that supply air pollution monitoring and control systems, equipment, and services for stationary sources.

Manufacturers of Environmental Controls Association (MECA) ExitNational association for manufacturers of emission control equipment for automobiles, trucks, buses, off-road vehicles, and stationary sources.

National Association of Clean Air Agencies (formerly STAPPA and ALAPCO) ExitWeb site providing air pollution information on and generated by the national associations representing the mangers of state and local air pollution agencies in the U.S.

National Coal-Fired Utility Projects Spreadsheets (XLS) (306 K)This spreadsheet is a compilation of information supplied by all 10 U.S. EPA Regions about new utility projects (i.e., on new coal-fired utility boilers) occurring in their geographic areas.

National Metal Finishing Resource Center ExitThis center provides environmental, technical, and pollution prevention information and resources for metal finishing.

New and Emerging Environmental Technology ExitA Web site that provides information on the best new and emerging air pollution control technologies for the planning and permitting processes. Technology developers and providers may also list their technologies on this site.

New Source Review (NSR) U.S. EPA Web site that provides material and information pertaining to New Source Review (NSR) permitting.

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) ExitPrimary U.S. Census Bureau Web page for information on the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). The NAICS was developed under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and is the industry classification system used by the statistical agencies of the United States, Mexico and Canada.

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Codes vs. Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Codes (ZIP) (94 K)This compressed Microsoft Excel (XLS) file matches NAICS (2002) codes to Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) codes used in the United States until 1997.

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Definitions (ZIP)  (2.5 M) This compressed Microsoft Access data base (MDB) file provides Definitions for NAICS (2002) codes.

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Definitions (ZIP)(246 K) This compressed text (txt) file provides definitions for NAICS (2002) codes.

SCAQMD BACT Guidance Documents ExitThese documents provide information on Best Available Control Technology (BACT), and any current developments in the process of updating BACT Guidelines, for the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) in California.

Support Center for Regulatory Models (SCRAM) U.S. EPA Web site that is a source of information on atmospheric dispersion (air quality) models that support regulatory programs required by the Clean Air Act.

Technical Air Pollution Resources U.S. EPA technical Web site containing information about many areas of air pollution science, technology, regulation, measurement, and prevention.

U.S. EPA Search Search engine for the U.S. EPA Web site.

U.S. Postal Service Zip Code Look-Up ExitWeb site that provides a utility to look up postal (ZIP) codes in the U.S. by address, city and state. The Web site also provides official United States Postal Service abbreviations.