Louisiana air quality regulations for petroleum refineries.
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Published by Woodward-Clyde Consultants in Baton Rouge, LA (2822 O"Neal Lane, Baton Rouge 70896) .
Written in English



  • Louisiana.


  • Air -- Pollution -- Law and legislation -- Louisiana.,
  • Petroleum refineries -- Law and legislation -- Louisiana.

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Edition Notes

ContributionsWoodward-Clyde Consultants.
LC ClassificationsKFL358.A434 A2 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (loose-leaf) ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2991167M
LC Control Number84245725

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- Refinery wastewater emissions tool spreadsheet - March (XLSX K)- Petroleum Refinery Source Characterization and Emission Model for Residual Risk Assessment (PDF K). Prepared for U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards, Research Triangle Park, NC. EPA Contract No. D The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced new proposals on May 15 to limit air pollution from petroleum refineries, a major source of air pollutants such as sulfur dioxide and benzene that cause respiratory problems and other serious health issues, including cancer. The proposed standards are intended to reduce the levels of toxic air pollution for fenceline communities (those.   The new rule will not only improve air quality but will encourage refineries to run more efficiently by cutting down on leaking valves or other unplanned releases of pollution, McCarthy said.   In fact, emission-reduction efforts from refining and chemical facilities helped the Baton Rouge area meet all federal ozone air quality standards for the first time ever in , and again in.