Petroleum Refineries: National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP)
EPA's final rule will reduce emissions of eleven air toxics, including benzene---a human carcinogen, by 53,000 tons annually, representing a 59 percent reduction from current levels. Air toxics are those pollutants known or suspected of causing cancer or other serious health effects (e.g., reproductive effects or birth defects).
06/20/2013 – Final Rule
01/06/2012 – Proposed Rule
07/18/2011 – Final Rule; Partial Withdrawal
06/30/2010 – Final Rule; Correction
09/04/2007 – Proposed Rule
05/25/2001 – Final Rule; Technical Correction
08/18/1998 – Final Rule Amendments
06/12/1996 – Final Rule; Correcting Amendments
02/23/1996 – Federal Register Correction
09/27/1995 – Federal Register Correction
08/18/1995 – Final Rule
07/15/1994 – Proposed Rule
View the supporting documents in the docket folder to find additional related documents to the rules.
Equipment Leaks of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) in Petroleum Refineries for Which Construction, Reconstruction, or Modification Commenced After November 7, 2006: New Source Performance Standards (NSPS)
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.