Petroleum Refineries: New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) - 40 CFR 60 Subparts J & Ja

Rule Summary

The final standards for new process units include emissions limitations and work practice standards for fluid catalytic cracking units, fluid coking units, delayed coking units, fuel gas combustion devices, and sulfur recovery plants. These final standards reflect demonstrated improvements in emissions control technologies and work practices that have occurred since promulgation of the current standards.

Rule History

12/19/2013 – Proposed Rule & Direct Final Rule

09/12/2012 – Final Rule

12/22/2008 – Proposed Rule

06/24/2008 – Final Rule

05/14/2007 – Proposed Rules

Additional Resources

Petroleum Refineries New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) Direct Final Amendments Fact Sheet

Standards of Performance for Petroleum Refineries: Background Information for the 2008 Final Standards - Summary of Public Comments and Responses

Standards of Performance for Petroleum Refineries: Background Information for the 2012 Final Amendments - Summary of Public Comments and Responses Revised

NSPS Ja Clarifications and Corrections

View the supporting documents in the docket folder to find additional related documents to the rules.

Related Rules

Petroleum Refineries: National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP)

Petroleum Refineries (Catalytic Cracking, Catalytic Reforming and Sulfur Recovery Units): National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP)

Equipment Leaks of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) in Petroleum Refineries: New Source Performance Standards (NSPS)

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)

Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) Emissions from Petroleum Refinery Wastewater Systems: New Source Performance Standards (NSPS)

Control Of Volatile Organic Compound Leaks From Petroleum Refinery Equipment

Control Of Refinery Vacuum Producing Systems, Wastewater Separators and Process Unit Turnarounds

Petroleum Refinery Sector Risk and Technology Review and New Source Performance Standards (NSPS)

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.