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EPA Regulations

EPA logoConsolidated Petroleum Refinery Rulemaking Repository
On September 29, 2015, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a final rule that will further control toxic air emissions from petroleum refineries and provide important information about refinery emissions to the public and neighboring communities. This rule will virtually eliminate smoking flare emissions and upset emission events, and for the first time in a national regulation require refineries to monitor emissions at key emission sources within their facilities and around their fencelines.
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Petroleum Refinery Sector Risk and Technology Review and New Source Performance Standards
This final rule is based on the risk and technology review of two emissions standards already in place at refineries: the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants From Petroleum Refineries (Refinery MACT 1) and the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Petroleum Refineries: Catalytic Cracking Units, Catalytic Reforming Units, and Sulfur Recovery Units (Refinery MACT 2).
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