||eCFR Subpart WWWWW [ecfr.gov]
This subpart applies to:
Applies to hospitals that are an area source* of hazardous air pollutants (HAP). An area source is a facility that has the potential to emit <10 tons per year (TPY) of individual hazardous air pollutants (HAP) or 25 TPY of combined HAP. “Hospitals” are defined as those facilities that provide medical care and treatment for patients who are acutely or chronically ill on an inpatient basis under supervision of licensed physicians and under 24 hr/day nursing care. Hospitals include diagnostic and major surgery facilities.
- Ethylene oxide sterilization facilities located at hospitals that are Area Sources of HAPs.
*An area source of HAP has the potential to emit <10 tons per year (tpy) of a single HAP or <25 tpy of a combination of HAPs.
|Rules apply to small, area sources?
|Known Sources in NDEQ Jurisdiction:
|38699||Columbus Community Hospital||Columbus|
|9147||Fremont Area Medical Center||Fremont|
|24330||Veterans Affairs Medical Center||Grand Island|
|36138||Faith Regional Health Service||Norfolk|
|42934||Alegent Health Midlands Hospital||Papillion|
|44490||Regional West Medical Center||Scottsbluff|
|Date of Original Final Rule:
|State Regulations (Title 129):
||Title 129, Chapter 28, Section 001.102. Sources are also responsible for ensuring they are in compliance with current federal requirements found for this subpart in the CFR.
||40 CFR 63.10382
||Subpart O - Commercial Sterilizers
|Regulations and Federal Registers:
|eCFR Subpart WWWWW [ecfr.gov]
(See attached file: 5W - Fed. Reg. 2007-12-28 - Final Rule.pdf)
(See attached file: 5W - Fed. Reg. 2006-11-06 - Proposed Rule.pdf)
||NDEQ Notification Form
(See attached file: 5W - Initial Notification Form.pdf)(See attached file: 5W - Initial Notification Form.docx)
- Existing Source = constructed or reconstructed sterilization unit before 11/6/2006
- New Source = constructed or reconstructed sterilization unit on or after 11/6/2006
Initial Notification of Compliance Status
- Existing source = 12/29/2008
- New source = 12/28/2007 or upon startup
- Existing source = 6/27/2009
- New source = 180 days after compliance date
|FAQs, Fact Sheets, and Rule Summaries:
||(See attached file: 5W - EPA brochure.pdf)
|Presentations, Training and Articles:
||(See attached file: 5W - NDEQ News Release 04-2008.pdf)
|Other Information and Resources:
||EPA's Area Source Website [epa.gov] - contains federal register notices and implementation tools
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