Clean Air Act changes won’t hit metals: exec

Jan 02, 2013 | 02:57 PM | Daniel Fitzgerald

Tags  Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, David Wagger, scrap metal recyclers, EPA emissions rules, Clean Air Act, Daniel Fitzgerald

NEW YORK — The Environmental Protection Agency has finalized changes to federal Clean Air Act standards for boilers and incinerators as well as revisions to the Non-Hazardous Secondary Materials Rule, but the changes are unlikely to impact scrap metal recyclers.

The EPA said that the new boiler and incinerator emissions limits will affect "less than 1 percent" of the approximately 1.5 million boilers currently operating in the United States, focusing primarily on "those that emit the majority of pollution."....

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