Pennsylvania Incineration regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Pennsylvania 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, 25 Pennsylvania Code (Pa. Code) 264a.1, 25 Pa. Code 265a.1, and 25 Pa. Code 266a.100

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National emissions standards for hazardous air pollutants (NESHAP) for hazardous waste combustors: 40 CFR 63.1200 to 63.1213 and 25 Pa. Code 127.35

New source performance standards (NSPS) for incinerators: 40 CFR 60.50 to 60.54 and 25 Pa. Code 122.3

NSPS for municipal waste combustors (MWC): 40 CFR 60.50a to 60.59a, 40 CFR 60.50b to 60.59b, and 25 Pa. Code 122.3

NSPS for small MWCs: 40 CFR 60.1000 to 60.1465 and 25 Pa. Code 122.3

Emissions guidelines for existing MWCs: 40 CFR 60.30b to 60.39b, 40 CFR 60.1500 to 60.1940, 40 CFR 62.9647, and 25 Pa. Code 122.3

NSPS for hospital/medical/infectious waste incinerators (HMIWIs): 40 CFR 60.50c to 60.58c and 25 Pa. Code 122.3

Emissions guidelines and standards for existing HMIWIs: 40 CFR 60.30e to 60.39e and 25 Pa. Code 122.3

NSPS for commercial and industrial solid waste incinerators (CISWIs): 40 CFR 60.2000 to 60.2265 and 25 Pa. Code 122.3

Emissions guidelines for existing CISWIs: 40 CFR 60.2500 to 60.2875, 40 CFR 62.9675, and 40 CFR 62.14500 to 62.14840

NSPS for other solid waste incinerators (OSWIs): 40 CFR 60.2880 to 60.2977 and 25 Pa. Code 122.3

Emissions guidelines for existing OSWIs: 40 CFR 60.2980 to 60.3078 and 25 Pa. Code 122.3

NSPS for sewage treatment plants: 40 CFR 60.150 to 60.156 and 25 Pa. Code 122.3

NSPS for sewage sludge incinerators: 40 CFR 60.4760 to 60.4930 and 25 Pa. Code 122.3

Emissions guidelines for existing sewage sludge incinerators: 40 CFR 60.5000 to 60.5250 and 25 Pa. ...


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