California Incineration regulations & environmental compliance analysis

California Incineration: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste incineration under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA): 40 CFR 264.340 to 264.347, 40 CFR 264.351, 40 CFR 265.340 to 265.352, 40 CFR 266.100 to 266.112, 22 California Code of Regulations (CCR) 66264.340 to 66264.351, 22 CCR 66265.340 to 66265.352, and 22 CCR 66266.100 to 66266.112

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Permits: 22 CCR 66264.345

Operation: 22 CCR 66264.341 and 22 CCR 66264.342

Recycling: 22 CCR 66266.1 to 66266.130

National emissions standards for hazardous air pollutants (NESHAP) for hazardous waste combustors: 40 CFR 63.1200 to 63.1213

New source performance standards (NSPS) for incinerators: 40 CFR 60.50 to 60.54

NSPS for municipal waste combustors (MWCs): 40 CFR 60.50a to 60.59a, 40 CFR 60.50b to 60.59b

NSPS for small MWCs: 40 CFR 60.1000 to 60.1465

Emissions guidelines for existing MWCs: 40 CFR 60.30b to 60.39b, and 40 CFR 60.1500 to 60.1940

NSPS for hospital/medical/infectious waste incinerators (HMIWIs): 40 CFR 60.50c to 60.58c

Emissions guidelines and standards for existing HMIWIs: 40 CFR 60.30e to 60.39e

NSPS for commercial and industrial solid waste incinerators (CISWIs): 40 CFR 60.2000 to 60.2265

Emissions guidelines for existing CISWIs: 40 CFR 60.2500 to 60.2875

NSPS for other solid waste incinerators (OSWIs): 40 CFR 60.2880 to 60.2977

Emissions guidelines for existing OSWIs: 40 CFR 60.2980 to 60.3078

NSPS for sewage sludge incinerators (SSIs): 40 CFR 60.4760 to 60.4930

Emissions guidelines for existing SSIs: 40 CFR 60.5000 to 60.5250

Training:

Medical waste incinerator personnel: 17 CCR 93104

Open burning:

Smoke management for agriculture: 17 CCR 80100 to 80330

Regulatory Agencies

California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal/EPA) Department of Toxic Substance Control (DTSC)

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