Michigan Boilers and Industrial Furnaces regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Michigan 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 and 40 CFR 60.40c to 60.48c

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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: 40 CFR 266.100 to 266.112 and Michigan Administrative Code (MAC) r. 299.9808

NESHAP for hazardous waste combustors: 40 CFR 63.1200 to 63.1213

State requirements for fuel-burning equipment:

Sulfur dioxide (SO2) limits: MAC r. 336.1402

Regulatory Agency

Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Waste and Hazardous Materials Division

DEQ Air Quality Division

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. In Michigan, 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 process heaters; and the NESHAP for industrial, commercial, and institutional boiler area sources. In addition, the state has established regulations implementing emissions limits for various types of fuel-burning equipment.

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Michigan Boilers and Industrial Furnaces Resources

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