How the Clean Air Act Amendments will affect you
New air quality standards will have an impact on your plant, as well as every other industrial facility in the US. After introducing you to some Clean Air Act history and Clean Air Act Amendments [CAAA] basics, this article explains what's included in the four CAAA titles that will have the greatest impact on powder and bulk solids industries. Related information provides a checklist for dealing with the CAAA requirements in your plant. In November 1992, another article will discuss using air pollution control equipment to comply with the CAAA requirements.
We're all concerned about the air quality where we live. The recently passed Clean Air Act Amendments [CAAA] seek to improve US air quality by controlling emissions from large and small industrial sources. Because of input from several industry groups, the CAAA include several provisions to make the law a little more reasonable, flexible, and achievable. By being proactive, you may be able to influence changes in the proposed CAAA requirements and benefit both your process and your region's air quality.