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Laws, Regulations, Rules, and Standards

Clean Air Act (CAA)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Clean Air Act- 42 U.S.C. s/s 7401 et seq. (1970) http://www.epa.gov/region5/defs/html/caa.htm

Clean Air Act as amended in 1990
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Clean Air Act as amended in 1990, http://www.epa.gov/oar/oaq_caa.html/

Clean Air Interstate Rule
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, http://www.epa.gov/interstateairquality/

Clean Air Mercury Rule
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, http://www.epa.gov/ttn/atw/utility/utiltoxpg.html

National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, National Environmental Policy Act-42 U.S.C. s/s 4321 et seq. (1969) , http://www.epa.gov/region5/defs/html/nepa.htm

New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) for Boilers (Steam Generating Units)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 2005, http://www.epa.gov/ttn/atw/combust/boiler/boilnsps.html

New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) for Stationary Gas Turbines
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 2005, http://www.epa.gov/ttn/atw/combust/turbine/turbnsps.html

Resource Conservation Recovery Act (RCRA)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Resource Conservation Recovery Act- 42 U.S.C. s/s 6901 et seq. (1976), http://www.epa.gov/region5/defs/html/rcra.htm

Surface Mine Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA)
Office of Surface Mine Reclamation and Enforcement of 1977, Public Law 95-87 http://www.ott.wrcc.osmre.gov/smcra.htm

 

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