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What Industries Are Subject to New Source Performance Standards (NSPS)?

New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) are issued periodically. Following is a partial list of industries for which an New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) has been developed.

 

  • Ammonium sulfate manufacturers;
  • Asphalt processing and asphalt roofing
  • manufacturing;
  • Bulk gasoline terminals;
  • Calciners and dryers at mineral
  • processing plants;
  • Coal preparation plants;
  • Electric utility steam generating units;
  • Equipment leaks of VOCs in the synthetic organic chemicals manufacturing industry;
  • Ferroalloy production;
  • Fossil fuel-fired steam generators of more than 250 million BTU heat input;
  • Glass manufacturing plants;
  • Grain terminal elevators;
  • Graphic arts industry: publication rotogravure printing;
  • Hot mix asphalt plants;
  • Incinerators of more than 50 tons per day charging rate;
  • Industrial surface coating operations for
    • (a) metal furniture,
    • (b) automobile and light duty trucks at assembly plants,
    • (c) pressure sensitive tape and label
    • (d) large appliances,
    • (e) metal coil,
    • (f) beverage can, and
    • (g) plastic parts for business machines.
  • Industrial-commercial-institutional steam generating units with a heat input capacity from fuels combusted in the steam generating unit of greater than 29 MW (100 million Btu/hr);
  • Industrial-commercial-institutional steam generating units with a maximum design heat input capacity of 29 megawatts (100 million Btu/hr) or less, but greater than or equal to 2.9 megawatts (10 million Btu/hr);
  • Iron and steel plants;
  • Iron and steel plants: secondary emissions;
  • Kraft pulp mills;
  • Lead-acid battery manufacturing plants;
  • Lime manufacturing plants;
  • Magnetic tape coating facilities;
  • Metallic mineral processing plants;
  • Municipal solid waste landfills;
  • Municipal waste combustors;
  • Nitric acid plants;
  • Nonmetallic mineral processing plants;
  • Petroleum dry cleaners;
  • Petroleum refineries;
  • Petroleum storage vessels;
  • Phosphate rock plants;
  • Polymeric coating of supporting substrates;
  • Portland cement plants;
  • Primary copper smelters;
  • Primary zinc smelters;
  • Primary lead smelters;
  • Primary aluminum reduction plants;
  • Rotogravure printing lines used to print or coat flexible vinyl and urethane products;
  • Rubber tire manufacturing plants;
  • Secondary lead smelters;
  • Secondary brass and bronze ingot production plants;
  • Sewage treatment plants;
  • Solvent-spun synthetic fiber production facilities;
  • Stationary gas turbines;
  • Steel plants: electric arc furnaces and argon-oxygen decarburization vessels;
  • Sulfuric acid plants;
  • Sulfuric acid production units;
  • VOC emissions from petroleum refinery wastewater systems;
  • VOC emissions from the polymer manufacturing industry;
  • VOC emissions from synthetic organic chemical manufacturing industry air oxidation unit processes;
  • VOC emissions from synthetic organic chemical manufacturing industry distillation;
  • VOC emissions from synthetic organic chemical manufacturing industry reactor processes;
  • VOC emissions from synthetic organic chemical manufacturing industry reactor processes; and
  • Wool fiberglass insulation manufacturing plants.