EPA proposes to reduce air toxics from petroleum refineries by 2,250 tons per year (11/3)
Included in this proposal are options for controlling air toxics emissions from storage tanks located at petroleum refineries and revisions to the maximum achievable control technology work practice standards for cooling towers. In addition to reducing 2,250 tons of air toxics each year, EPA proposes to slash 14,600 tons of volatile organic compounds with a $3.8 million savings nationwide. EPA will accept public comment on this proposal for 45 days following publication in the Federal Register.
For more information on this action visit: http://www.epa.gov/ttn/oarpg/t3fs.html.