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Metal Coil Surface Coating: New Source Performance Standards (NSPS)

Rule Summary

These standards implement Section 111 of the Clean Air Act and are based on the Administrator's determination that metal coil surface coating operations cause or contribute significantly to all pollution that may reasonably be anticipated to endanger public health or welfare. The intended effect of these standards is to require all new, modified, and reconstructed metal coil surface coating operations to use the best demonstrated system of continuous emission reduction, considering costs, nonair quality health, and environmental and energy impacts.

The standards apply to all new, modified, and reconstructed metal coil surface coating (coil coating) operations.  The standards reduce VOC emissions from a typical plant by approximately 33 percent in States that currently control VOC emissions by a numerical limit, and reduce VOC emissions from a typical plant by approximately 72 percent in States that adopt the control techniques guideline (CTG) recommended level of control.  Implementation of the NSPS reduce VOC emissions by 8,820 tons per year (8,000 Mg/yr).

Rule History

10/17/2000 – Final Rule; Amendments to Stationary Source Testing and Monitoring Rules

05/03/1991 – Federal Register Correction

12/13/1990 - Final Rule; Amendments to Reporting Requirements

06/24/1986 – Correction to the Final Rule

01/10/1983 – Federal Register Correction

11/01/1982 – Final Rule

01/05/1981 – Proposed Rule

Related Rules

Control Techniques Guidelines for Miscellaneous Metal and Plastic Parts Coatings

Control Of Volatile Organic Emissions From Existing Stationary Sources: Surface Coating Of Miscellaneous Metal Parts and Products

Control of Volatile Organic Emissions from Existing Stationary Sources: Surface Coating for Insulation of Magnet Wire

Surface Coating of Metal Cans: National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP)

Beverage Can Surface Coating Industry: New Source Performance Standards (NSPS)

Surface Coating of Metal Coil: National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP)

Miscellaneous Metal Parts and Products Surface Coating Operations: National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP)

Compliance

Applicability Determination Index (ADI).  The ADI is maintained by EPA's Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance (OECA) and provides a data base of memoranda dealing with applicability issues.  The database is searchable by Subpart.