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Permit Writer's Tips: Clean Air Act Acronyms

BACT:   Best Available Control Technology

CAA:   Clean Air Act

CAM:   Compliance Assurance Monitoring

COM:   Continuous Opacity Monitor

CFR:   Code of Federal Regulations

EPA:   Environmental Protection Agency

HAP:   Hazardous Air Pollutants

IBR:   Incorporation by Reference

MACT:   Maximum Achievable Control Technology Standards

NESHAP:   National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants

NSPS:   New Source Performance Standards

NSR:   New Source Review

PSD:   Prevention of Significant Deterioration

PTE:   Potential to Emit

RACT:   Reasonably Available Control Technology

SIP:   State Implementation Plan

VOC:   Volatile Organic Compounds

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