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Clean Air Act Guidelines and Standards for Waste Management

The following are the stationary sources of air pollution for the waste management industries, and their corresponding air pollution regulations and guidelines. To learn more about the regulations and guidelines for each industry, just click on the links below.

National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants – NESHAP

New Source Performance Standards – NSPS

Waste Incineration Rules – Section 129

Regulations Regulation/Guideline Type
Waste Management Industry Stationary Sources Regulations
Commercial and Industrial Solid Waste Incineration (CISWI) Units Section 129
Hazardous Waste Combustors NESHAP
Hospital/Medical/Infectious Waste Incinerators (HMIWI) Section 129
Municipal Solid Waste Landfills NESHAP
Standards of Performance for Municipal Solid Waste Landfills NSPS
Large Municipal Waste Combustors (LMWC) Section 129
Small Municipal Waste Combustors (SMWC) Section 129
Off-Site Waste and Recovery Operations (OSWRO) NESHAP
Oil-Water Separators and Organic Water Separators NESHAP
Standards of Performance for Sewage Treatment Plants NSPS
Sewage Sludge Incinerators Section 129
Publicly Owned Treatment Works (POTW) NESHAP
Other Solid Waste Incinerators (OSWI) Section 129
Site Remediation NESHAP