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Control of Sulfuric Acid Mist Emissions from Existing Sulfuric Acid Production Units--Final Guideline Document.

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is required under 40 CFR Part 60 to publish a guideline document for development of State emission standards after promulgating any standard of performance for a designated pollutant. Standards of performance modified sulfuric acid production units were promulgated on December 23, 1971, necessitating the development of this document. The document includes the following information: (1) Emission guidelines and times for compliance; (2) A Brief description of the sulfuric acid industry, and the nature and source of acid mist emissions; (3) Information regarding the effects of acid mist on health and welfare; and (4) Assessments of the environmental, economic, and energy impacts of the emission guideline.

Sulfuric acid; Sulfuric acid mist; Demisters; Air pollution control equipment; Standards of performance
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Office of Air and Radiation
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Office of Air and Waste Management/Emission Standards and Engineering Division
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Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards
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Risk Assessment
Economic Impact Assessment
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Not Reported

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