Hazardous Air Pollutants - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780815513865, 9780815517825

Hazardous Air Pollutants

1st Edition

Assessment, Liabilities and Regulatory Compliance

Authors: Jeffrey W. Bradstreet
eBook ISBN: 9780815517825
Hardcover ISBN: 9780815513865
Imprint: William Andrew
Published Date: 31st December 1996
Page Count: 406
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Description

State and federal regulations affecting hazardous air pollutants have produced an escalating dilemma for industrial facilities. While struggling to remain competitive and in compliance with environmental regulations, industry faces increasing requirements and potential liabilities due to emissions of hazardous air pollutants. Many states began establishing regulations governing the emissions of hazardous air pollutants after the 1984 accidental release of methyl isocyanate in Bhopal, India. After thirteen years of extended debate, the US Congress passed significant amendments to the Clean Air Act in 1990. These various regulations require industrial facilities to evaluate, control, monitor, permit and assess risk for a variety of listed chemicals considered hazardous air pollutants.

Title III of the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments provides for the permitting and control of sources emitting as little as ten tons per year of one of 189 federally listed hazardous air pollutants. In addition, sources emitting lesser quantities of 100 of these 189 hazardous air pollutants have to develop risk management plans to prevent accidental releases. This requirement is very similar to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulation for protecting workers from accidental releases. Approximately ten other federal regulations also deal with emissions of hazardous pollutants. In addition, state regulations address up to 460 hazardous air pollutants. Deadlines for establishing compliance with the federal requirements are currently being implemented for some industry categories and are scheduled to be completed by 2003.

To effectively respond to this myriad of hazardous air pollutant regulations and maintain a viable business, owners and operators of industrial facilities need to understand: the pollutants that are regulated as hazardous, applicable state and federal requirements, sources of hazardous air pollutants, the quantification of hazardous air pollutant emissions, potential risks and liabilities, and the best means to establish a compliance program.

This book provides a review of the regulatory requirements affecting sources of hazardous air pollutants, the methods for inventorying and measuring emissions, methods for evaluating potential risks and liabilities due to hazardous air pollutant emissions, and approaches available to reduce emissions and establish a hazardous air pollutant compliance program.

Readership

Owners and operators of industrial facilities.

Table of Contents

Introduction Definitions of Hazardous Air Pollutants Title III of the 1990 Amendments to the Clean Air Act Other Federal Regulatory Requirements State Regulation of Hazardous Air Pollution Sources of Hazardous Air Pollutants Inventorying Hazardous Air Pollutants at Industrial Facilities Measurement of Hazardous Air Pollutants Health Risk Associated with Hazardous Air Pollutants Nuisance Characteristics of Hazardous Air Pollutants Liabilities Associated with Hazardous Air Pollutants Emission Reduction Alternatives Establishing and Maintaining a Hazardous Air Pollutants Management Program

Details

No. of pages:
406
Language:
English
Copyright:
© William Andrew 1996
Published:
Imprint:
William Andrew
eBook ISBN:
9780815517825
Hardcover ISBN:
9780815513865

About the Author

Jeffrey W. Bradstreet

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