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Chromium Emissions from Comfort Cooling Towers--Background Information for Promulgated Standards, Final EIS.

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A final rule for the control of hexavalent chromium emissions from comfort cooling towers is being promulgated under authority of Section 6 of the Toxic Substances Control Act. The final rule prohibits both the use of Cr+6 in CCT's and the distribution in commerce of Cr+6 for use in CCT's. The rule would apply to existing and new CCT's. This documment contains a summary of changes to the rule made since proposal, a summary of the impacts of the promulgated rule, and a summary of the public comments on the proposed rule and EPA's responses.

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Air pollution; Pollution control; Comfort cooling towers; Hexavalent chromium; Water treatment chemicals
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1989
A.89.33
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Yes
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Office of Air and Radiation
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No suboffice specified
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Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards
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Background Cost-Related Document
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Final
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91

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