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Electric Arc Furnace Steelmaking Facilities: National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Area Sources

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Rule Summary

These national emission standards cover electric arc furnace steelmaking facilities that are area sources of hazardous air pollutants. The final rule establishes requirements for the control of mercury emissions that are based on the maximum achievable control technology and requirements for the control of other hazardous air pollutants that are based on generally available control technology or management practices.

Rule History

12/28/2007 - Final Rule.

09/20/2007 - Proposed rule; notice of revisions to source category lists

Additional Resources

September 2012 - Available and Emerging Technologies for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from the Iron and Steel Industry

December 2007 - Fact Sheet

View the supporting documents in the docket folder to find additional related documents to the rules.


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