Hazardous Air Pollutants

Hazardous air pollutants are air pollutants that are defined by the Federal Clean Air Act as being a threat or risk of cancer or other serious adverse health effects. MDEQ implements hazardous air pollutant (HAP) regulations that include maximum achievable control technology (MACT) standards and other National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air pollutants (NESHAP) and provides technical assistance for the requirements of regulations to anyone who may be interested.

MDEQ Activities Include:
Processing regulation amendments and regulated facility identification
Technical assistance for the requirements of regulations to anyone who may be interested
Criteria and Hazardous Air Pollutant Monitoring


Regulations

State -
Air Emission Regulations For The Prevention, Abatement, And Control Of Air Contaminants -Rule 1.8 of 11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 2, Ch. 1.
Air Toxics Regulations- 11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 2, Ch. 8.

Federal -

National Emission Standards For Hazardous Air Pollutants For Source Categories
40CFR Part 63.1- 63.599
63.600 - 63.1199
63.1200 - 63.1439
63.1440 - 63.8830
63.8980 - end

Standards


NESHAP Rules for Source Categories, 40 CFR Part 63: - General Information
- Rule Compilation
- Residual Risk/Technology Rules
National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP)

Boiler MACT Guidance and Information
NESHAP for Major Sources, 40 CFR Part 63, Subpart DDDDD
Final Rule Promulgated March 21, 2011
Final Rule Amendments Promulgated January 31, 2013
E-CFR Version of Consolidated Rule

NESHAP for Area Sources, 40 CFR Part 63, Subpart JJJJJJ
Final Rule Promulgated March 21, 2011
Final Rule Amendments Promulgated February 1, 2013
E-CFR Version of Consolidated Rule
Summary of Energy Assessment Requirements for Area Source Boilers
Area Source Boiler Information Video Series
Using EPA’s Compliance and Emissions Data Reporting Interface (CEDRI) through EPA’s Central Data Exchange (video)
Submitting a Notification of Compliance Status (video)

FREE, Non-regulatory, Confidential and On-site Technical Assistance is available per request through the Mississippi Small Business Environmental Assistance Program (SBEAP). For more information, call the SBEAP Hot Line at 800-725-6112 or visit the Small Business Technical Assistance Program website.


MACT Guidance
Other Links

EPA’s Air Toxics Website
List of Hazardous Air Pollutants

Contacts

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