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Clean Air Act Standards and Guidelines for Electric Utilities

The following are the stationary sources of air pollution for the electric utilities industries, and their corresponding air pollution regulations. To learn more about the regulations and guidelines for each industry, just click on the links below.

National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants – NESHAP

New Source Performance Standards - NSPS

Emission Guidelines - EG

Regulation Regulation/Guideline Type Type
Electric Utilities
Electric Utility Generating Units (Affordable Clean Energy rule) EG
Standards for GHG Emissions from New, Modified and Reconstructed Electric Utility Generating Units NSPS
Electric Utility Steam Generating Units (Boilers) NSPS
Coal- and Oil- Fired Electric Utility Steam Generating Units (Mercury and Air Toxics Standards) NESHAP