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Bulk Gasoline Terminals: New Source Performance Standards (NSPS)

Rule Summary

EPA regulates emissions of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) at new and modified bulk gasoline terminals at:

40 CFR Subpart XX -- Standards of Performance for Bulk Gasoline Terminals; and

Subpart XX sets emission standards for loading racks and includes a requirement to operate vapor collection equipment, emission limits on the loading of liquid product, vapor tightness standards for tank trucks, pressure standards for pressure-vacuum vents on a vapor collection system, and monthly inspections for equipment leaks. 

Rule History

12/19/2003 – Final Rule

09/20/2002 – Proposed Rule

12/22/1983 – Final Rule; Corrections

08/18/1983 – Final Rule

12/17/1980 – Proposed Rule

Related Rules

Gasoline Distribution MACT and GACT: National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) - 40 CFR 63 Subparts R, BBBBBB & CCCCCC

Marine Vessel Loading Operations: National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP)

Benzene Transfer Operations: National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP)

Guideline Series: Control of Volatile Organic Emissions From Bulk Gasoline Plants

Control of Volatile Organic Compound Leaks From Gasoline Tank Collection Systems

Design Criteria For Stage I Vapor Control Systems Gasoline Service Stations

Control Of Hydrocarbons From Tank Truck Gasoline Loading Terminals