Thermal oxidizers have played a vital role in Emissions Control Permitting since the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990. By reducing the levels of pollutants that are released to the atmosphere thermal oxidizers are effective in the destruction and removal of more than 80% of the 189 specified Hazardous Air Pollutants under the CAA.
Along with identifying this list of 189 toxic air pollutants, the Clean Air Act Amendments (CAA) of 1990 established programs that set limits on how much of a pollutant can be in the air anywhere in the United States. In order to achieve the pollution limits, the CAA created an Emissions Control Permitting program for larger stationary sources.
What does the Clean Air Act mean for business owners?
Under the program, owners of sources are required to obtain an Emissions Control Permit from the state in which it resides.
The Emissions Control Permitting process forces owners to:
Visit the US EPA website at www.epa.gov for more information about Emissions Control Permitting.