Air Quality

Pennsylvania RACT III Rule – CEMS Compliance Considerations

Posted: March 21st, 2023

The “RACT III” rule [25 Pennsylvania Code §§129.111-129.115, Additional Reasonably Available Control Technology (RACT) Requirements for Major Sources of nitrogen oxides (NOX) and volatile organic compounds (VOCs) for the 2015 Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS)] was approved and […]

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Considerations for Emissions Inventory Reporting in Louisiana

Posted: March 20th, 2023

Facilities emitting criteria pollutants and toxic air pollutants (TAP) in Louisiana may be required by the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) to submit an annual emissions inventory (EI) using the Department’s web-based Emissions Reporting and Inventory Center (ERIC). The […]

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Air Permitting Considerations in Kentucky

Posted: March 6th, 2023

After a record-setting year of economic growth in 2021 according to the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (KCED), the Bluegrass State continues to experience an industrial boom. KCED indicated the bourbon, automotive, chemical, and primary metals industries are just a […]

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Recent Revisions to the Miscellaneous Coating Manufacturing NESHAP

Posted: March 1st, 2023

On February 22, 2023, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) published a final rule that added metal hazardous air pollutant (HAP) emissions standards to the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for Miscellaneous Coating Manufacturing (MCM), […]

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LMAPCD is Proposing to Change Several Air Regulations

Posted: February 8th, 2023

Update (3/1/2023): The Public Comment Period has been extended to March 15, 2023. Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) is proposing amendments to the following District regulations: 02 – Definitions,  11 – Control of Open Burning,  13 – Control […]

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