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EPA/OAR RIN: 2060-AS10 Publication ID: Fall 2016 
Title: National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Area Sources: Industrial, Commercial, and Institutional Boilers 
Abstract:

On February 1, 2013, the EPA issued final amendments to the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Area Sources: Industrial, Commercial, and Institutional Boilers (40 CFR part 63, subpart JJJJJJ). The EPA received three petitions for reconsideration of the final amendments and on January 21, 2015, the EPA announced reconsideration of and requested public comment on five issues identified in the petitions for reconsideration of the final NESHAP for Area Sources. On September 14, 2016, the EPA issued a Federal Register notice announcing final decisions on the five specific issues for which reconsideration was granted. The EPA retained the subcategory and separate requirements for limited-use boilers, consistent with the February 2013 final rule. The EPA made minor changes to the proposed definitions of startup and shutdown based on comments received. The EPA amended three provisions consistent with the alternatives for which comment was solicited in the January 2015 proposal as follows: (1) an alternative PM standard for new oil-fired boilers that combust ultra-low sulfur liquid fuel in place of the alternative PM standard for new oil-fired boilers that combust low-sulfur oil; (2) a provision that requires further performance testing for PM every 5 years for certain boilers based on their initial compliance test in place of the provision eliminating further performance testing for such boilers; and (3) a provision that requires further fuel sampling for mercury every 12 months for certain coal-fired boilers based on their initial compliance demonstration in place of the provision eliminating further fuel sampling for mercury for such boiler. The final action also included a limited number of technical corrections and clarifications on the rule.  

 
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency(EPA)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Actions 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: uncollected 
CFR Citation: 40 CFR 63 subpart JJJJJJ   
Legal Authority: 42 U.S.C. 7401 et seq.   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  01/21/2015  80 FR 2871   
Final Rule  09/14/2016  81 FR 63112   
Final Action Effective  09/14/2016 
Additional Information: Docket #:EPA-HQ-OAR-2006-0790
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: Federal, Local, State, Tribal 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
Sectors Affected: 11 Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting; 22111 Electric Power Generation; 311 Food Manufacturing; 321 Wood Product Manufacturing; 327 Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing; 424 Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods; 531 Real Estate; 611 Educational Services; 62 Health Care and Social Assistance; 722 Food Services and Drinking Places; 813 Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations; 92 Public Administration 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Mary Johnson
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Air and Radiation
109 T.W. Alexander Drive, Mail Code D243-01,
Research Triangle Park, NC 27711
Phone:919 541-5025
Email: johnson.mary@epa.gov

Nick Hutson
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Air and Radiation
109 T.W. Alexander Drive, Mail Code D243-01,
Research Triangle Park, NC 27711
Phone:919 541-2968
Fax:919 541-4991
Email: hutson.nick@epa.gov