Understanding the Industrial Boiler MACT Rule

Wolf, Don
June 2010
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Jun2010, Vol. 82 Issue 6, p30
The article focuses on the new Industrial Boiler maximum-achievable control technology (MACT) Rule finalized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for industry groups, such as institutional and commercial boilers. It says that the rule establishes a work-practice standard, which requires an annual tuneup for each natural-gas-fired boiler. It adds that the health-based compliance alternatives that were a key part of compliance for many facilities were not included in the new rule.


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