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New Emission Standard Covers 22 Industry Categories

Release Date: 09/05/2003
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John Millett 202-564-7842 /

(09/05/03) On Aug. 25, EPA issued a final rule to reduce hazardous air emissions from miscellaneous organic chemical manufacturing facilities. The miscellaneous organic chemical manufacturing facilities rule requires emissions standards and alternative pollution prevention-based standards that will reduce toxic air emissions by 16,800 tons per year. This rule covers 22 categories of industrial facilities including those generally known as miscellaneous chemical production, polymers and resins, chlorinated paraffin production, rubber chemical production, polyester resin production and alkyd resin production. For more information, go to: .