Kentucky Incineration regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Kentucky 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, 401 Kentucky Administrative Rules (KAR) 34:240, 401 KAR 35:240, and 401 KAR 36:020

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National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for hazardous waste combustors: 40 CFR 63.1200 to 63.1213 and 401 KAR 63:002

New source performance standards (NSPS) for incinerators: 40 CFR 60.50 to 60.54 and 401 KAR 60:005

NSPS for municipal waste combustors (MWCs): 40 CFR 60.50a to 60.59a, 40 CFR 60.50b to 60.59b, and 401 KAR 60:005

NSPS for small MWCs: 40 CFR 60.1000 to 60.1465 and 401 KAR 60:005

Emissions guidelines for existing MWCs: 40 CFR 60.30b to 60.39b, 40 CFR 60.1500 to 60.1940, 40 CFR 62.4370, and 40 CFR 62.4371

NSPS for hospital/medical/infectious waste incinerators (HMIWIs): 40 CFR 60.50c to 60.58c and 401 KAR 60:005

Emissions guidelines and standards for existing HMIWIs: 40 CFR 60.30e to 60.39e, 40 CFR 62.4373, and 40 CFR 62.4374

NSPS for commercial and industrial solid waste incinerators (CISWIs): 40 CFR 60.2000 to 60.2265 and 401 KAR 60:005

Emissions guidelines for existing CISWIs: 40 CFR 60.2500 to 60.2875 and 40 CFR 62.4372

NSPS for other solid waste incinerators (OSWIs): 40 CFR 60.2880 to 60.2977 and 401 KAR 60:005

Emissions guidelines for existing OSWIs: 40 CFR 60.2980 to 60.3078 and 40 CFR 62.4375

NSPS for sewage treatment plants: 40 CFR 60.150 to 60.156 and 401 KAR 60:005

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

General requirements:

New incinerators: 401 KAR 59:020

Existing incinerators: 401 KAR ...


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