Chromium Emissions from Comfort Cooling Towers--Background Information for Promulgated Standards, Final EIS.
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.
|Air pollution; Pollution control; Comfort cooling towers; Hexavalent chromium; Water treatment chemicals|
|Office of Air and Radiation|
|No suboffice specified|
|Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards|
|Background Cost-Related Document|