Colorado Incineration regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Colorado 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, 6 Code of Colorado Regulations (CCR) 1007-3 Parts 264.340 to 264.348, and 6 CCR 1007-3 Parts 265.340 to 265.352

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National emissions standards for hazardous air pollutants (NESHAP) for hazardous waste combustors: 40 CFR 63.1200 to 63.1213, and 5 CCR 1001-10 Part E

New source performance standards (NSPS) for incinerators: 40 CFR 60.50 to 60.54 and 5 CCR 1001-8 Part A

NSPS for municipal waste combustors (MWCs): 40 CFR 60.50a to 60.59a, 40 CFR 60.50b to 60.59b, and 5 CCR 1001-8 Part A

NSPS for small MWCs: 40 CFR 60.1000 to 60.1465 and 5 CCR 1001-8 Part A

Emissions guidelines for existing MWCs: 40 CFR 60.30b to 60.39b, 40 CFR 60.1500 to 60.1940, 40 CFR 62.1370, and 5 CCR 1001-8 Part A

NSPS for hospital/medical/infectious waste incinerators (HMIWIs): 40 CFR 60.50c to 60.58c and 5 CCR 1001-8 Part A

Emissions guidelines and standards for existing HMIWIs: 40 CFR 60.30e to 60.39e and 5 CCR 1001-8 Part A

NSPS for commercial and industrial solid waste incinerators (CISWIs): 40 CFR 60.2000 to 60.2265 and 5 CCR 1001-8 Part A

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 and 5 CCR 1001-8 Part A

Emissions guidelines for existing OSWIs: 40 CFR 60.2980 to 60.3078 and 5 CCR 1001-8 Part A

NSPS for sewage treatment plants: 40 CFR 60.150 to 60.156

NSPS for sewage sludge incinerators: 40 CFR 60.4760 to 60.4930

Emissions guidelines for existing sewage sludge incinerators: 40 CFR 60.5000 to 60.5250 and 40 CFR 62.1390

State incinerator requirements: 6 CCR ...


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