Aluminum, Copper, and Other Nonferrous Foundries: National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for Area Sources
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On June 15, 2009, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized air toxics standards for smaller emitting aluminum foundries, copper foundries, and other nonferrous foundries. The final rule regulates emissions of a number of toxic air pollutants, such as beryllium, cadmium, chromium, lead, manganese, and nickel, which are known or suspected to cause cancer, other serious health problems and environmental damage.
09/10/2009 - Final rule; technical correction.
06/25/2009 - Final rule.
02/09/2009 - Proposed rule.
View the supporting documents in the docket folder to find additional related documents to the rules.