January 14, 2021—The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed to amend the 2002 National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for Carbon Black Manufacturing Production. EPA is proposing minor amendments to enhance the effectiveness of the rule by improving compliance and implementation, as well as broadening the existing emission limit to account for unregulated processes.
Following a residual risk and technology review (RTR) conducted under the Clean Air Act (CAA) for the major sources, EPA is proposing several changes to the rule. A summary fact sheet for the proposed rule, along with proposed regulation edits, are available below. You can access the proposal and submit comments on the Federal Register website here.You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.