EPA’s Amendments to the National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Site Remediation Eliminates Certain CERCLA and RCRA Exemptions

February 2023

Environmental, Energy & Climate Change Law and Regulation Reporter, Volume 3, Number 5

On December 22, 2022, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) promulgated a final rule amending the national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants (NESHAP) for the site remediation source category. The amendments in the recent rule eliminate certain exemptions from NESHAP for site remediation activities performed under the federal Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA).

Subscribers to the Environmental, Energy & Climate Change Law and Regulation Reporter can read the full article here.