Utah Boilers and Industrial Furnaces regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Utah 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 Utah Administrative Rules (R) 307-210-1

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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 R307-214-2(81)

NESHAP for industrial, commercial, and institutional boiler area sources: 40 CFR 63.11193 to 63.11237

Hazardous waste burned in boilers and industrial furnaces (BIFs): 40 CFR 266.100 to 266.112, R315-3-2-2.1(k), and R315-14-7

Permit for boilers and industrial furnaces: R315-3-2-2.1(k)

NESHAP from hazardous waste combustors: 40 CFR 63.1200 to 63.1213 and R307-214-2(39)

Regulatory Agencies

Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Division of Solid and Hazardous Waste

DEQ Division of Air Quality

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 8

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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. In Utah, the installation and operation of various boilers and industrial furnaces typically requires an air quality permit, which identifies the applicable requirements. Utah has incorporated by reference the federal new source performance standards (NSPS) for industrial/commercial institutional boilers and the national emissions standards for hazardous air pollutants (NESHAP) for industrial, commercial, and institutional boilers and process heaters, but has not yet incorporated the NESHAP for industrial, commercial, and institutional boiler area sources.

Federal rules governing the combustion of hazardous waste in ...


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