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Main Title Air Toxics: The Research Challenge of the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments.
Author Princiotta, F. T. ; McKinney, D. G. ;
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Air and Energy Engineering Research Lab.
Publisher 1992
Year Published 1992
Report Number EPA/600/A-92/197;
Stock Number PB93-106664
Additional Subjects Clean Air Act ; Air pollution abatement ; Toxic substances ; Pollution regulations ; Air pollution standards ; Stationary sources ; US EPA ; Standards compliance ; Design criteria ; Implementation ; National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB93-106664 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 06/08/1993
Collation 9p
Abstract The paper describes (1) major provisions of Title III of the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments (CAAAs) which formally established a new regulatory approach which would avoid past impediments and accelerate emission reductions, and (2) the research that the U.S. EPA has initiated to support state and federal regulatory officials as they implement the extensive new provisons of the CAAAs. Toxic emissions from stationary air pollution sources have been recognized as a national health problem for several decades. Unfortunately, a large percentage of these hazardous air pollutant (HAP) emissions have not been controlled because, between 1977 and 1990, the risk-based federal regulatory program to reduce them addressed only a few pollutants. Disputes between industry, the U.S. EPA, and environmental groups over health effects data, exposure levels, and what constitutes an ample margin of safety to protect the public health were the primary impediments to progress and limited the number of National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAPS) issued to only 10. The lack of progress toward reducing HAP emissions raised public concern and convinced Congress to design the modified approach.
Supplementary Notes See also DE92008708.
NTIS Title Notes Rept. for Nov 91-Sep 92.
Category Codes 68A; 43F; 91A
NTIS Prices PC A02/MF A01
Primary Description 600/13
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 234225193
Origin NTIS
Type CAT