Incineration: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) for incinerators: 40 CFR 60.50 to 60.55

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Hazardous waste combustors:

National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for hazardous waste combustors: 40 CFR 63.1200 to 63.1213

Hazardous waste combusted in boilers and industrial furnaces (BIFs): 40 CFR 266.100 to 266.112

Standards for incinerators as treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs): 40 CFR 264.340 to 264.351 and 40 CFR 265.340 to 265.352

Guidelines for the thermal processing of solid wastes: 40 CFR 240.100 to 240.211

Municipal waste incineration:

General requirements: 40 CFR 60.50 to 60.55

NSPS for older large municipal waste combustors (MWCs): 40 CFR 60.50a to 60.59a

NSPS for newer large MWCs: 40 CFR 60.50b to 60.59b

NSPS for small MWCs: 40 CFR 60.1000 to 60.1465

Emissions guidelines for existing large and small MWCs: 40 CFR 60.30b to 60.39b and 40 CFR 60.1500 to 60.1940

Commercial and industrial solid waste incinerators (CISWIs):

NSPS for CISWIs: 40 CFR 60.2000 to 60.2265

Emissions guidelines for existing CISWIs: 40 CFR 60.2500 to 60.2875

Other solid waste incinerators (OSWIs):

NSPS for OSWIs: 40 CFR 60.2880 to 60.2977

Emissions guidelines for existing OSWIs: 40 CFR 60.2980 to 60.3078

Hospital/medical/infectious waste incinerators (HMIWIs):

NSPS for HMIWIs: 40 CFR 60.50c to 60.58c

Emissions guidelines for existing HMIWIs: 40 CFR 60.30e to 60.39e

Federal plan requirements for existing HMIWIs: 40 CFR 62.14400 to 62.14495

Standards for the incineration of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs): 40 CFR 761.60, 40 CFR 761.70, and 40 CFR 761.180

Sewage sludge:

Standards for the disposal of sewage sludge: 40 CFR 503.40 to 503.48

NSPS for sewage treatment plants: 40 CFR 60.150 to 60.156

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