U.S. Requirements: Attainment Areas

1. Fossil-fuel fired steam electric plants of >250 MM Btu/hr
2. Coal cleaning plants (with thermal dryers)
3. Kraft pulp mills
4. Portland cement plants
5. Primary zinc smelters
6. Iron and steel mills
7. Primary aluminum ore reduction plants
8. Primary copper smelters
9. Municipal incinerators capable of charging >250 tons of refuse/day
10. Hydrofluoric acid plants
11. Sulfuric acid plants
12. Nitric acid plants
13. Petroleum refineries
14. Lime plants
15. Phosphate rock processing plants
16. Coke oven batteries
17. Sulfur recovery plants
18. Carbon black plants (furnace process)
19. Primary lead smelters
20. Fuel conversion plants
21. Sintering plants
22. Secondary metal production facilities
23. Chemical process plants
24. Fossil-fuel boilers (or combination of) with >250 MM Btu/hr
25. Petroleum storage and transfer facilities with a capacity exceeding 300,000 barrels
26. Taconite ore processing facilities
27. Glass fiber processing plants
28. Charcoal production facilities
Nox 40 tpy
CO 100 tpy
VOC 40 tpy
PM10 15 tpy
Sox 40 tpy
1. International Parks
2. National Wilderness Areas > 5,000 acres
3. National Memorial Parks > 5,000 Acres
4. National Parks > 6,000 Acres

Note: This is meant to represent a general review of permitting requirements. A qualified consultant should be contacted before proceeding with permitting.