New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) for industrial/commercial/institutional boilers: 40 CFR 60.40b to 60.49b, 40 CFR 60.40c to 60.48c, and 15A North Carolina Administrative Code (NCAC) 2D.0524
National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for industrial, commercial, and institutional boilers and process heaters: 40 CFR 63.7480 to 63.7575 and 15A NCAC 2D.1111
NESHAP for industrial, commercial, and institutional boiler area sources: 40 CFR 63.11193 to 63.11237 and 15A NCAC 2D.1111
Hazardous waste burned in boilers and industrial furnaces (BIFs): 40 CFR 266.100 to 266.112 and 15A NCAC 13A.0111(d)
NESHAP for hazardous waste combustors: 40 CFR 63.1200 to 63.1213 and 15A NCAC 2D.1111
State requirements for fuel-burning equipment:
Boilers and indirect-fired process heaters: 15A NCAC 02D.1401, 15A NCAC 02D.1402, 15A NCAC 02D.1407, and 15A NCAC 02D.1414
North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Division of Waste Management
DEQ Division of Air Quality
Western North Carolina Regional Air Quality Agency
Forsyth County Environmental Affairs Department
Mecklenburg County Department of Environmental Protection
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
• Rules. In North Carolina, the installation and operation of various boilers and industrial furnaces typically require an air quality construction and operation permit, which identifies the applicable requirements. North Carolina has incorporated by reference the federal New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) for industrial/commercial/institutional boilers; the National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for industrial, ...