West Virginia Boilers and Industrial Furnaces regulations & environmental compliance analysis

West Virginia 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 West Virginia Regulations (WV Reg.) 45-16-4

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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 WV Reg. 45-34-4

NESHAP for industrial, commercial, and institutional boiler area sources: 40 CFR 63.11193 to 63.11237 and WV Reg. 45-34-4

Hazardous waste burned in boilers and industrial furnaces: 40 CFR 266.100 to 266.112 and WV Reg. 33-20-9

NESHAP from hazardous waste combustors: 40 CFR 63.1200 to 63.1213 and WV Reg. 45-34-4

State requirements for fuel-burning equipment:

Permits: WV Reg. 45-2-7

Emissions standards: WV Reg. 45-2-1 to 45-2-4 and WV Reg. 45-2-11

Regulatory Agency

West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Division of Water and Waste Management

DEP Division of Air Quality

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. In West Virginia, 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, commercial, and institutional boilers and process heaters, and the NESHAP for industrial, commercial, and institutional boiler area sources. In ...


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West Virginia Boilers and Industrial Furnaces Resources

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