Oklahoma Boilers and Industrial Furnaces regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Oklahoma 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 and Oklahoma Administrative Code (OAC) 252:100 Appendix Q

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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 and OAC 252:100 Appendix Q

NESHAP for industrial, commercial, and institutional boiler area sources: 40 CFR 63.11193 to 63.11237 and OAC 252:100 Appendix Q

Hazardous waste burned in boilers and industrial furnaces: 40 CFR 266.100 to 266.112 and OAC 252:205-3-2

NESHAP from hazardous waste combustors: 40 CFR 63.1200 to 63.1213 and OAC 252:100 Appendix Q

State requirements for fuel-burning equipment:

Definition: OAC 252:100-19-1.1

Particulate matter emissions: OAC 252:100-19-4, OAC 252:100-19-10, OAC 252:100-19-11, OAC 252:100 Appendix C, and OAC 252:100 Appendix D

Sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions: OAC 252:100-31-25

Nitrogen oxides (NOx) emissions: OAC 252:100-33-1.2 and OAC 252:100-33-2

Volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions: OAC 252:100-37-36

Regulatory Agencies

Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Land Protection Division

DEQ Air Quality Division

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 6

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. In Oklahoma, 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 ...

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