Georgia Boilers and Industrial Furnaces regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Georgia Boilers and Industrial Furnaces: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

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 Rules and Regulations of the State of Georgia (GRR) 391-3-1-.02(8)(b)

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National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for industrial, commercial, and institutional boilers and process heaters: 40 CFR 63.7480 to 63.7575

NESHAP for industrial, commercial, and institutional boiler area sources: 40 CFR 63.11193 to 63.11237

Hazardous waste burned in boilers and industrial furnaces (BIFs): 40 CFR 266.100 to 266.112 and GRR 391-3-11-.10(3)

NESHAP for hazardous waste combustors: 40 CFR 63.1200 to 63.1213 and GRR 391-3-1-.02(9)(b)(67)

State requirements for fuel-burning equipment:

Emissions standards: GRR 391-3-1-.02(2)(d), GRR 391-3-1-.02(2)(g), GRR 391-3-1-.02(2)(lll), and GRR 391-3-1-.02(2)(rrr)

Regulatory Agencies

Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Environmental Protection Division (EPD) Hazardous Waste Management Branch

DNR EPD Air Protection Branch

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. In Georgia, the installation and operation of various boilers and industrial furnaces typically require an air quality construction and operation permit, which identifies the applicable requirements. Applicable sources must comply with the federal New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) for industrial/commercial/institutional boilers; the National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for industrial, commercial, and institutional boilers and ...


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Georgia Boilers and Industrial Furnaces Resources

Type Title
Checklists Boiler Tune-Up Checklist
Forms Return to Compliance Form (June 2007)
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