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Guidelines For Determining Best Available Retrofit Technology For Coal-Fired Power Plants And Other Existing Stationary Facilities.

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Section 169A of the CAA, as amended in 1977, calls for the protection of visibility in mandatory Class I Federal areas where visibility is an important value. Section 169A specifically requires affected states to remedy existing visibility impairment, in part, through installation of Best Available Retrofit Technology (BART) for certain existing stationary facilities.
Part I of this document provides guidance on identifying those sources to be analyzed for BART, assessing the anticipated improvement in visibility, conducting an engineering analysis, and establishing emission limitations for BART. Part II contains an explicit discussion of the engineering analysis required by Part I. Part II is primarily for the analysis of fossil fuel-fired power plants with a generating capacity in excess of 750 MW. The procedures outlined in Part I, however, may be used for other existing stationary facilities as well.

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Date:
Reference #:
1980
A.80.18
Availability:
Yes
EPA Office:
Office of Air and Radiation
Office Suboffice:
Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards
Office Division:
No division specified
EPA Author:
NR
Document Type:
Economic Impact Assessment
Contractors:
NR
Document Status:
Not Reported
Pages:
55
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