Jump to main content or area navigation.

Contact Us

Technology Transfer Network - Air Toxics Web Site

Rule and Implementation Information for Small Municipal Waste Combustors

(Docket# A-89-08, A-90-45, and A-98-18)

The purpose of this page is to provide information regarding EPA's air emission regulations for Small MWC Units.   A separate web page exists for Large MWC Units.   Information is categorized into three groups as follows: (1) Rule Information, (2) Technical Information, and (3) Implementation Information.   Descriptions of (and direct links to) these areas are provided below.

Rule Information -- This area contains Federal Register notices for both proposed and promulgated (final) rules.   The Federal Register notices summarize the basis of the rules and include the actual regulatory text.   In addition, links to closely related rules, policies, or program guidance are provided here.

Technical Information -- This area contains technical information used in developing the rules.   Background documents are available for download.   In addition, fact sheets which summarize the requirements of the rules are available here.

Implementation Information -- This area contains implementation information including guidance for States and the current status of State Plans.   In addition, compliance and enforcement information is provided here.


Rule Information

Proposed and Promulgated Rules

  • Subpart Eb of 40 CFR Part 60 - New Source Performance Standards for Large Municipal Waste Combustors constructed after September 20, 1994
  • Subpart Cb of 40 CFR Part 60 - Emission Guidelines for Large Municipal Waste Combustors constructed on or before September 20, 1994
  • Subpart AAAA of 40 CFR Part 60 - New Source Performance Standards for Small Municipal Waste Combustion Units
  • Subpart BBBB of 40 CFR Part 60 - Emission Guidelines for Small Municipal Waste Combustion Units
Date Federal
Register
Citation
Action Description File Download
09/20/94 59 FR 48198, 48228, and 48258 Proposed Rules Proposal - Subparts Eb and Cb*
12/19/95 60 FR 65387 Rules/ Regulations Final Rule - Subparts Eb and Cb
12/19/95 60 FR 65438 Notices Lead-acid Battery Remand
08/25/97 62 FR 45116 Rules/ Regulations Final Rule - Court-Ordered Amendments to Subparts Eb and Cb
08/25/97 62 FR 45124 Rules/ Regulations Final Rule - Technical Amendments to Subparts Eb and Cb
7/98 N/A Rules/ Regulations Regulatory Text for Subpart Cb including all amendments
7/98 N/A Rules/ Regulations Regulatory Text for Subpart Eb including all amendments
10/27/97 N/A Rules/ Regulations Redline/Strikeout of Regulatory Text for Subparts Eb and Cb highlighting all amendments*
8/30/99 64 FR 47275 Proposed Rules Proposal - Subpart AAAA
8/30/99 64 FR 47233 Proposed Rules Proposal - Subpart BBBB
12/06/00 65 FR 76349 Final Rule NSPS Small MWC
12/06/00 65 FR 76377 Final Rule Emission Guidelines for Existing MWC Units
06/14/01 66 FR 32483 Proposal Proposed Federal Plan Requirements for Small Municipal Waste Combustion Units Constructed On or Before August 30, 1999
01/31/03 68 FR 5144 Final Federal Plan Requirements for Small Municipal Waste Combustion Units Constructed On or Before August 30, 1999: final rule

NOTES: All files are Government Printing Office (GPO) files unless otherwise indicated by *.

Closely Related Rules, Policies or Program Guidance

  • Large MWC Units - 40 CFR Part 60 Subparts Eb and Cb - New Source Performance Standards and Emission Guidelines for Large Municipal Waste Combustors
  • Medical Waste Incinerators - 40 CFR Part 60 Subparts Ec and Ce - New Source Performance Standards and Emission Guidelines for Hospital/Medical/Infectious Waste Incinerators
  • CISWI Units - 40 CFR Part 60 Subparts CCCC and DDDD - New Source Performance Standards and Emission Guidelines for Commercial and Industrial Solid Waste Incinerators
  • OSWI Units - 40 CFR Part 60 Subparts EEEE and FFFF - New Source Performance Standards and Emission Guidelines for Other Solid Waste Incinerators
  • Hazardous Waste Combustors - 40 CFR Part 63 Subpart EEE - National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants from Hazardous Waste Combustors
  • Sewage Sludge Incinerators - SI 40 CFR Part 60 Subparts LLLL and MMMM - New Source Performance Standards and Emission Guidelines for Sewage Sludge Incinerators
  • More Information on EPA Combustion Web Site

Top of page


Technical Information

Background Information Document (BID)/Response to Comments

  • All of the materials listed below (as well as other information considered by EPA in developing the Small MWC regulations) are available in Dockets A-89-08, A-90-45, and A-98-18 for public inspection and copying by visiting EPA's Air and Radiation Docket and Information Center (the Docket). A reasonable fee may be charged for copying. The telephone number for the Docket Office is 202-260-7548. Each Docket has a complete index of all materials contained in the docket.
  • Reports identified with an EPA number (e.g., EPA-453/R-95-0136) are in the docket, but are also available (for a fee) through the National Technical Information Service (NTIS). NTIS documents are identified by a publication number in the table below (e.g., PB90-154857). To order through NTIS, call 1-800-553-6847 or fax (703) 321-8547 or email orders@ntis.fedworld.gov  Visit the NTIS Website Exit EPA disclaimer  to search for additional documents.
  • Some of the items below are available for immediate download.
Date Description (EPA number) Item Number in Docket NTIS Number File Download
Docket A-89-08
8/89 Municipal Waste Combustors - Background Information for Proposed Standards: Cost Procedures (EPA-450/3-89-27a) III-B-001 PB90-154840 docket/NTIS
8/89 Municipal Waste Combustors - Background Information for Proposed Standards: 111(b) Model Plant Description and Cost Report (EPA-450/3-89-27b) III-B-002 PB90-154857 docket/NTIS
8/89 Municipal Waste Combustors - Background Information for Proposed Standards: Post-Combustion Technology Performance (EPA-450/3-89-27c) III-B-003 PB90-154865 docket/NTIS
8/89 Municipal Waste Combustors - Background Information for Proposed Standards: Control of NOx Emissions (EPA-450/3-89-27d) III-B-008 PB90-154873 docket/NTIS
8/89 Municipal Waste Combustors - Background Information for Proposed Guidelines for Existing Facilities (EPA-450/3-89-27e) III-B-009 PB90-154881 docket/NTIS
8/89 Municipal Waste Combustion Assessment: Combustion Control at New Facilities (EPA-600/8-89-057) III-B-004 PB90-154923 docket/NTIS
8/89 Municipal Waste Combustion Assessment: Technical Basis for Good Combustion Practices (EPA-600/8-89-063) III-B-006 PB90-154949 docket/NTIS
Docket A-90-45
3/94 Economic Impact Analysis for Proposed Emission Standards and Guidelines for Municipal Waste Combustors (Subparts Eb and Cb)
(EPA-450/3-91-029)
III-B-001 PB94-213543 docket/NTIS
10/95 Municipal Waste Combustion: Background Information for Promulgated Standards and Guidelines - Summary of Public Comments and Responses (Subparts Eb and Cb)
(EPA-453/R-95-0136)
V-B-1 PB96-163431  
June 2000 Small Municipal Waste Combustors: Background Information Document for New Source Performance Standards and Emission Guidelines-Public Comments and Responses
(EPA-453/R-00-001)
 
 

FACT Sheets

8/99 Technical Fact Sheet - 1999 Proposed NSPS (Subpart AAAA)
8/99 Technical Fact Sheet - 1999 Proposed EG (Subpart BBBB)
11/3/00 Fact Sheet - SMALL MUNICIPAL WASTE COMBUSTION UNITS AIR TOXICS RULES
06/05/01 Fact Sheet - PROPOSED FEDERAL PLAN for SMALL MUNICIPAL WASTE COMBUSTION UNITS
01/03 Fact Sheet - FINAL FEDERAL PLAN for SMALL MUNICIPAL WASTE COMBUSTION UNITS

Top of page


Implementation Information

Implementation Documents

September 2005 Status of state plans file

Compliance and Enforcement Information

Compliance and Applicability Determination Index

Top of page


Exit EPA disclaimer  NOTE:  Links identified with this symbol are pointers to other hosts and locations in the Internet. This information is provided as a service; however the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency does not endorse, approve or otherwise support these sites.

Jump to main content.