TITLE

EPA Raises Air Toxics Bar for Petroleum Refineries

PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Pollution Engineering;Dec2008, Vol. 40 Issue 12, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the public comment sought by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) concerning the proposal of reducing air toxic pollutants emissions from petroleum refineries. These include lessening emissions of air toxics from storage tanks, developing standards for cooling towers and reducing air toxics to 2,250 tons every year. EPA states that deadline for comments will be 45 days before the proposal's publication in the federal register.
ACCESSION #
35691445

 

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