• EPA Issues Air Emissions Rules for Combustion Units
  • March 7, 2011 | Authors: Les Oakes; Cynthia A.M. Stroman
  • Law Firms: King & Spalding LLP - Atlanta Office ; King & Spalding LLP - Washington Office
  • On February 23, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued notices exceeding 1800 pages, promulgating final rules to control emissions from combustion units, including: (1) boilers and process heaters; (2) commercial and industrial solid waste incineration (CISWI) units; and (3) sewage sludge incinerators. To clarify applicability of these categories, EPA promulgated a new definition for solid waste under RCRA. As previously announced, EPA also commenced a process to reconsider aspects of these rules.