NSPS Notebook
Emission Guides for Small Municipal Waste Combustion Units -  Subpart BBBB

Applicability: eCFR Subpart BBBB [ecfr.gov]

This subpart applies to:
  1. Small municipal waste combustion (MWC) units that commenced construction on or before Aug 30, 1999.
A small MWC unit has the capacity to combust at least 35 tons/day of municipal solid waste, but not more than 250 tons/day of municipal solid waste or refuse-derived fuel.

If the existing small municipal waste combustion units commences modification or reconstruction after June 6, 2001, then the small municipal waste combustion unit becomes subject to NSPS AAAA.

Physical or operational changes made to an existing municipal waste combustion unit to comply with this subpart are not considered modifications or reconstruction.
Known Sources in NDEE Jurisdiction:
Date of Original Final Rule: 12/6/00
Amendments Dates:
State Regulations:
Federal Regulations: 40 CFR 60.1500
Related Rules:

NSPS - 40 CFR Part 60

Subpart AAAA - New Small Municipal Waste Combustors
Subpart E - Incinerators
Subparts Cb, Ea, & Eb - Other Municipal Waste Combustors

NESHAP - 40 CFR Part 63
Subpart EEE - Hazardous Waste Combustors
Regulations and Federal Registers: eCFR Subpart BBBB [ecfr.gov]

(See attached file: 4B - Fed. Reg. 2000-12-06 - Final Rule.pdf)

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FAQs, Fact Sheets, and Rule Summaries: EPA's Small Municipal Waste Combustion Website [epa.gov] - contains federal register notices and technical information

EPA Sponsored Combustion Portal [combustionportal.org] - Federal & state compliance information & sustainability content for combustion processes

Other Information and Resources:
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