Tennessee Boilers and Industrial Furnaces regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Tennessee 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 Tennessee (Rule) 1200-03-16

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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 Rule 0400-12-01-.09(8)

NESHAP from hazardous waste combustors: 40 CFR 63.1200 to 63.1213

Fuel-burning equipment:

Definitions: Rule 1200-03-02-.01

Particulate matter emissions: Rule 1200-03-06-.02, Rule 1200-03-06-.05, and Rule 1200-03-19-.11 to 1200-03-19-.13

Sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions: Rule 1200-03-14-.01, Rule 1200-03-14-.02, Rule 1200-03-19-.14, and Rule 1200-03-19-.19

Nitrogen oxides (NOx) emissions: Rule 1200-03-27-.03

Regulatory Agencies

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) Division of Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Hazardous Waste Management Program

TDEC Division of Air Pollution Control

Chattanooga/Hamilton County Air Pollution Control Bureau

Knox County Air Quality Management Division

Memphis and Shelby County Health Department

Metropolitan Health Department of Nashville/Davidson County Air Pollution Control Division

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

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