Pennsylvania Boilers and Industrial Furnaces regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Pennsylvania 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; 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, 25 Pennsylvania Code (Pa. Code) 266a.20, and 25 Pa. Code 266a.100

NESHAP from hazardous waste combustors: 40 CFR 63.1200 to 63.1213 and 25 Pa. Code 127.35

Fuel-burning equipment:

Permits: 25 Pa. Code 127.11 to 127.51

Particulate matter emissions: 25 Pa. Code 123.11

Sulfur compound emissions: 25 Pa. Code 123.22

Regulatory Agencies

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Office of Waste, Air, Radiation and Remediation Management Bureau of Air Quality

DEP Office of Waste, Air, Radiation and Remediation Management Bureau of Waste Management

Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD)

City of Philadelphia Department of Public Health Air Management Services (AMS)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. In Pennsylvania, the installation and operation of various boilers and industrial furnaces typically require an air quality permit that 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 ...


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Governing Law and Regulations
Regulatory Agencies
Comparison: State vs. Federal
State Requirements
Additional Guidance

Pennsylvania Boilers and Industrial Furnaces Resources

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