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Hazardous Air Pollutants From Flexible Polyurethane Foam Production - Basis and Purpose Document for Final Standards, Summary of Public Comments and Responses

On December 27, 1996, the United States Environmental Protection Agency proposed National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for hazardous air pollutant (HAP) emissions from the production of flexible polyurethane foam under Section 112(d) of the Act.

Public comments were requested on the proposed standard and comment letters were received from industry representatives and governmental entities. A total of 12 comment letters were received. Table 1-1 presents a listing of all persons that submitted written comments, their affiliation, and their docket item number. A public hearing was not requested.

The written comments that were submitted on the proposed rule have been summarized, and responses to the comments are included in the following sections. This summary of comments and responses serves as the basis for revisions made to the NESHAP between proposal and promulgation. 

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