New York Boilers and Industrial Furnaces regulations & environmental compliance analysis

New York Boilers and Industrial Furnaces: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) for industrial/

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commercial/institutional boilers: 40 CFR 60.40b to 60.49b and 40 CFR 60.40c to 60.48c

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 6 New York Codes, Rules, and Regulations (NYCRR) 374-1.8

NESHAP from hazardous waste combustors: 40 CFR 63.1200 to 63.1213 and 6 NYCRR 200.10

State requirements for fuel-burning equipment:

Permits: 6 NYCRR 201 and 6 NYCRR 227-2.3

Particulate matter emissions: 6 NYCRR 227-1.2

Opacity: 6 NYCRR 227-1.3 and 6 NYCRR 227-1.4

Nitrogen oxides (NOx) emissions: 6 NYCRR 227-2

Sulfur in the fuel: 6 NYCRR 225-1.2

Regulatory Agencies

New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Office of Air and Waste Management

New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 2

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. In New York, the installation and operation of various boilers and industrial furnaces typically requires 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, ...


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New York Boilers and Industrial Furnaces Resources

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