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Title: CEM system: Lynchpin holding CAA compliance together

Continuous emissions monitoring (CEM) and associated reporting systems promise to be among the most important subjects in the electric power industry this year. With the first major deadline stipulated by the Clean Air Act amendments of 1990 (CAA) now past, viable CEM/reporting systems are absolutely essential to the compliance and allowance-tracking of many powerplants. The implications and challenges of meeting CAA`s Title 5, which went into effect on January 1, 1995, are discussed here. Title 5 consolidates all existing air-pollution regulations into one comprehensive but ungainly operating-permit program. It stipulates that powerplant operators must file their permit applications; that is, estimate all point-source and fugitive emissions, specify all regulations that apply to them, and show how each rule will be met.
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
69747
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Power (New York); Journal Volume: 139; Journal Issue: 5; Other Information: PBD: May 1995
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
20 FOSSIL-FUELED POWER PLANTS; FOSSIL-FUEL POWER PLANTS; AIR POLLUTION MONITORING; COMPUTER CODES; SULFUR DIOXIDE; NITROGEN OXIDES; CARBON MONOXIDE; ORGANIC COMPOUNDS; VOLATILE MATTER