EPA Floats 1st-Ever Aluminum Plant Emissions Regs

Law360, New York (December 8, 2011, 10:11 PM EST) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday unveiled proposed changes to national emissions standards aimed at regulating for the first time the release of carbonyl sulfide and polycyclic organic matter from primary aluminum reduction plants.

Under the proposed amendments to the emissions standards for hazardous air pollutants for these plants, facilities will have to use the best available technology to limit the previously unregulated emissions of COS from new and existing potlines, and POM from new and existing prebake potlines and existing pitch storage tanks....
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