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Notice of Source Category Listings for the Specific Pollutants (Section 112(c)(6))

What is Section 112(c)(6)?

Section 112(c)(6) of the Clean Air Act Amendments (CAAA) of 1990 requiresthat the EPA identify sources of alkylated lead compounds, polycyclicorganic matter (POM), mercury, hexachlorobenzene, polychlorinatedbiphenyls(PCB), 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzofurans (TCDF) and2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD). These identified sources will account for not less than 90% of the aggregate emissions of each pollutant subject to standards under Subsection 112(d)(2) or 112(d)(4). Standards must be developed for sources of these hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) by EPA not later than ten years after the date of enactment.

For current information see the area rules and the source category list Federal Registers

Historical Background Documents

Document Title Files
1990 Emissions Inventory of Section 112 (c)(6) Pollutants:
Final Report

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1990 Emissions Inventory of Section 112 (c)(6) Pollutants:
Final Report - Appendix A

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1990 Emissions Inventory of Section 112 (c)(6) Pollutants:
Final Report - Appendix B

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1990 Emissions Inventory of Section 112 (c)(6) Pollutants:
Final Report - Appendix C

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Summary of Public Comments on the 112(c)(6) Draft Listing Notice
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As of January 2006 all Comments and all questions about the Specific Pollutants (Section112(c)(6)) Listing should be directed to:

Bob Schell
Metals and Minerals Group
Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards, U. S. EPA
Research Triangle Park, NC, 27711
Phone: (919) 541-4116
Email: schell.bob@epamail.epa.gov

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