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Equipment Leaks of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) in Petroleum Refineries: New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) - 40 CFR 60 Subparts GGG & GGGa

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Rule Summary

The standards of performance control equipment leaks of volatile organic compounds in the synthetic organic chemicals manufacturing industry (SOCMI) and in petroleum refineries.  The standards apply to:

  • SOCMI facilities constructed, reconstructed or modified after January 5, 1981, and
  • Petroleum refineries constructed, reconstructed, or modified after January 4, 1983, and
  • Petroleum refineries constructed, reconstructed, or modified after November 7, 2006 (subpart GGGa).

Rule History

06/02/2008 – Proposed Rule & Direct Final Rule

11/16/2007 – Final Rule

11/07/2006 – Proposed Rule

05/30/1984 – Final Rule

01/04/1983 – Proposed Rule

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