Primary Nonferrous Metals (Zinc, Cadmium, and Beryllium): National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Area Sources

Rule Summary

EPA issued national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants (NESHAP) for area source facilities that produce zinc, zinc oxide, cadmium, or cadmium oxide from zinc sulfide ore concentrates using pyrometallurgical techniques and area source facilities that produce beryllium metal, alloy, or oxide from beryllium ore. The final NESHAP included emissions limits and/or work practice standards that reflect the generally available control technologies (GACT) and/or management practices in each of these area source categories.

Rule History

01/23/2007 - Final rules.

10/06/2006 - Proposed rules.

Additional Resources

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