NSPS Notebook
VOC Emissions from the Polymer Manufacturing Industry -  Subpart DDD

Applicability: eCFR Subpart DDD [ecfr.gov]

This subpart applies to:
  1. Affected facilities involved in the manufacture of polypropylene, polyethylene, polystyrene, or polyethylene terephthalate that commenced construction, modification, or reconstruction after Sep 30, 1987.
Some polypropylene and polyethylene affected facilities have a later applicability date of January 10, 1989. These applicability dates are determined by polymer, production process, process section and whether the emissions are continuous or intermittent. Please see ยง60.560(b)(1)(i) and (ii) for full details.
Known Sources in NDEE Jurisdiction:
Date of Original Final Rule: 12/11/90
Amendments Dates: 12/14/2000 (65 FR 78268)
10/17/2000 (65 FR 61744)
03/09/1999 (64 FR 11541)
03/22/1991 (56 FR 12299)
03/05/1991 (56 FR 9178)
State Regulations: Title 129, Chapter 12, Section 001.56

Previously: Chapter 18, Section 001.72
Federal Regulations: 40 CFR 60.560
Related Rules:

NSPS - 40 CFR Part 60

Subparts VV and VVa - VOC equipment leaks
Subpart NNN - VOC Emissions from SOCMI Distillation Operations

40 CFR Part 65 [ecfr.gov]
Subpart D - alternative to NSPS Subpart DDD
Regulations and Federal Registers: eCFR Subpart DDD [ecfr.gov]
FAQs, Fact Sheets, and Rule Summaries: Rule Flowchart TCEQ [tceq.state.tx.us]
Other Information and Resources:
Page Last Updated: 12/21/22