EPA Expands Rule On Comparable Fuels Burning

Law360, New York (December 12, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has expanded a rule regarding the burning of comparable fuels and synthesis gas in order to allow another group of secondary material – emission-comparable fuel – to be burned for energy recovery in industrial boilers.

The expansion of the comparable fuel exclusion rule of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act officially establishes the new category of excluded fuel and specifies conditions on burning ECF that assure that emissions from industrial boilers burning ECF are comparable to emissions from industrial boilers burning...
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