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EPA/OAR RIN: 2060-AT12 Publication ID: Fall 2016 
Title: ●National Emission Standard for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) Risk and Technology Review: Reinforced Plastics Composites and Boat Manufacturing 
Abstract:

This action will address the agency's residual risk and technology review (RTR) of the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for Reinforced Plastics Composites and Boat Manufacturing. The Reinforced Plastics Composites NESHAP, subpart WWWW, was promulgated pursuant to section 112(d) of the Clean Air Act (CAA) on 4/21/03, and the Boat Manufacturing NESHAP, subpart VVVV, was promulgated pursuant to section 112(d) of the Clean Air Act (CAA) on 8/22/01. The NESHAP established emission limitations and work practice requirements based on maximum achievable control technology (MACT) for controlling emissions of hazardous air pollutants (HAP) from the production of fiberglass bath tubs, showers, automobile, storage tanks and recreational vehicles (Reinforced Plastics Composites) and the manufacture and coating of fiberglass and aluminum boats (Boat Manufacturing). The HAP emitted from these sources include styrene, methylene chloride, toluene, xylene and methyl chloroform. This action will implement the residual risk review requirements of CAA section 112(f)(2) and the technology review requirements of CAA section 112(d)(6). The statute directs the EPA to promulgate emission standards under CAA 112(f)(2) if such standards are required to provide an ample margin of safety to protect public health or to prevent, taking relevant factors into account, an adverse environmental effect. Any such standards are to be promulgated within 8 years after promulgation of MACT standards under CAA section 112(d). CAA section 112(d)(6) requires the EPA to review and revise the MACT standards as necessary, taking into account developments in practices, processes and control technologies, no less often than every 8 years. This RTR is subject to an ongoing deadline suit, but does not have established proposal or final rule dates yet. In 2005, industry and states asked for clarification and amendments of some rule requirements. This action addresses these issues, and will modify certain requirements related to the startup, shutdown and malfunction provisions in light of a recent court decision. RIN 2060-AP05 has been subsumed into this action and the EPA plans to address theses issues in this RTR.

 
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency(EPA)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Long-Term Actions 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: uncollected 
CFR Citation: 40 CFR 63   
Legal Authority: 42 U.S.C. 7401 et seq. Clean Air Act   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  To Be Determined 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: Federal 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Brian Storey
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Air and Radiation
D243-04,
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
Phone:919 541-1103
Email: storey.brian@epa.gov

Keith Barnett
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Air and Radiation
109 T.W. Alexander Drive, Mail Code D243-04,
Research Triangle Park, NC 27711
Phone:919 541-5605
Fax:919 541-4991
Email: barnett.keith@epa.gov