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EPA/OAR RIN: 2060-AT49 Publication ID: Fall 2018 
Title: NESHAP: Surface Coating of Automobiles and Light-Duty Trucks, Plastic Parts, and Miscellaneous Metal Parts Residual Risk and Technology Review 
Abstract:

This proposal will address the Agency's residual risk and technology review (RTR) for three National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP): the NESHAP for Surface Coating of Automobiles and Light-Duty Trucks (ALDT), the NESHAP for Surface Coating of Plastic Parts and Products and the NESHAP for the Surface Coating of Miscellaneous Metal Parts and Products. These NESHAP were promulgated pursuant to section 112(d) of the Clean Air Act (CAA) and establish emission limitations and work practice requirements based on maximum achievable control technology (MACT) for controlling emissions of hazardous air pollutants (HAP) from new, reconstructed or existing affected sources. The ALDT NESHAP, subpart IIII, was promulgated on April 6, 2004. The NESHAP applies to affected sources located at facilities that apply topcoat to new automobile or new light-duty truck bodies or body parts for new automobiles or new light-duty trucks. 95 percent of the source category emissions include xylenes, methyl isobutyl ketone, ethyl benzene, cumene, toluene, methanol, glycol ethers and naphthalene. The Surface Coating of Plastic Parts and Products NESHAP, subpart PPPP, was promulgated on April 19, 2004. The NESHAP applies to affected sources located at facilities that apply coatings to plastic parts and products. Plastic parts and products include plastic components of the following types of products as well as the products themselves: motor vehicle parts and accessories for automobiles, trucks, and recreational vehicles; sporting and recreational goods; toys; business machines; laboratory and medical equipment; and household and other consumer products. The primary HAP emitted from this category include xylenes, toluene, methyl isobutyl ketone, ethylbenzene, styrene, glycol ethers, methanol, methyl methacrylate, cumene, hexane, formaldehyde and naphthalene. The Surface Coating of Miscellaneous Metal Parts and Products NESHAP, subpart MMMM, was promulgated on January 2, 2004. The NESHAP applies to affected sources located at facilities that apply coatings to miscellaneous metal parts and products. Miscellaneous metal parts and products include metal components of the following types of products as well as the products themselves: motor vehicle parts and accessories, bicycles and sporting goods, recreational vehicles, extruded aluminum structural components, railroad cars, heavy duty trucks, medical equipment, lawn and garden equipment, electronic equipment, magnet wire, steel drums, industrial machinery, metal pipes, and numerous other industrial, household and consumer products. The primary HAPs emitted from this category include xylenes, toluene, methyl isobutyl ketone, ethylbenzene, styrene, glycol ethers, methanol, methyl methacrylate, cumene, hexane, formaldehyde and naphthalene. This action will implement residual risk review requirements of CAA section 112(f)(2) and technology review requirements of CAA section 112(d)(6). CAA 112(f)(2)) directs EPA to revise the NESHAP if such revisions 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. CAA section 112(d)(6) requires 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. Pursuant to a court order, the EPA is obligated to complete the final action by March 13, 2020. In consideration of this deadline, which also applies to 17 other RTR source categories, we established an internal schedule for this RTR to be proposed and finalized prior to the consent decree deadline.

 
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency(EPA)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Other 
CFR Citation: 40 CFR 63   
Legal Authority: 42 U.S.C. 7401 et seq., Clean Air Act   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Final  Judicial  15-cv-00512-TSC; 3/13/17.  03/13/2020 
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  03/00/2019 
Final Rule  02/00/2020 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: None 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Kaye Whitfield
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Air and Radiation
109 T.W. Alexander Drive, Mail Code D243–01,
Research Triangle Park, NC 27711
Phone:919 541-2509
Email: whitfield.kaye@epamail.epa.gov

Kim Teal
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Air and Radiation
109 T.W. Alexander Drive, Mail Code D243-04,
Research Triangle Park, NC 27711
Phone:919 541-5580
Email: teal.kim@epa.gov