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Lime Manufacturing Plants New Source Performance Standards (NSPS)

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Rule Summary

New source performance standards (NSPS) for lime manufacturing plants were proposed on May 3, 1977 and promulgated on March 7, 1978. As promulgated, the NSPS for lime manufacturing plants limited particulate matter (PM) emissions from rotary lime kilns and lime hydrator.

Rule History

04/26/1984 – Final Rule

09/02/1982 – Proposed Rule

Additional Resources

Lime Manufacturing Plants Background Information For Promulgated Standards

Related Rules

Lime Manufacturing Plants National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP)


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