Air Toxics Notebook
Plating and Polishing Operations -  Subpart WWWWWW

Applicability: eCFR Subpart WWWWWW [ecfr.gov]

Applies to plating and polishing facilities that are area sources* of HAP and that use or emit any compounds of cadmium, chromium, lead, manganese, or nickel. Chromium electroplating is not subject to this rule because it is regulated under 40 CFR 63 Subpart N.

*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? Yes
Known Sources in NDEQ Jurisdiction:
IIS #
Facility Name
City
53521
Vishay Dale Electronics
Columbus
9176
Magnus Division
Fremont
86866
Eilers Machine & Welding
Lexington
43568
Kurt Manufacturing
Lyman
47643
Hamilton Sundstrand
York

Date of Original Final Rule: 7/1/08
Amendments Dates: 09/19/2011 - Withdrawal of 6/20/11 direct final & final amendments to address comments
State Regulations (Title 129): Title 129, Chapter 28, Section 001.111. Sources are also responsible for ensuring they are in compliance with current federal requirements found for this subpart in the CFR.
Federal Regulations: 40 CFR 63.11504
Related Rules:

NESHAP - 40 CFR Part 63

Subpart N - Chromium Electroplating
Subpart NNNNNN - Chromium Compound Chemical Mfg.
Regulations and Federal Registers:
eCFR Subpart WWWWWW [ecfr.gov]

(See attached file: 6W - Fed. Reg. 09-19-2011 - withdrawal direct final rule and final rule.pdf)

(See attached file: 6W - Fed. Reg. 06-20-2011 - direct final rule.pdf)

(See attached file: 6W - Fed. Reg. 07-01-2008 - final rule.pdf)

(See attached file: 6W - Fed. Reg. 03-14-2008 - proposed rule.pdf)

SizeFile Name
178 KB 6W - Fed. Reg. 09-19-2011 - withdrawal direct final rule and final rule.pdf
216 KB 6W - Fed. Reg. 06-20-2011 - direct final rule.pdf
188 KB 6W - Fed. Reg. 07-01-2008 - final rule.pdf
207 KB 6W - Fed. Reg. 03-14-2008 - proposed rule.pdf
Forms: NDEQ Notification Forms

(See attached file: 6W - Initial Notification Form.pdf)(See attached file: 6W - Initial Notification Form.docx)

(See attached file: 6W - Compliance Status Notification Form.pdf)(See attached file: 6W - Compliance Status Notification Form.docx)

SizeFile Name
108 KB 6W - Initial Notification Form.pdf
32 KB 6W - Initial Notification Form.docx
156 KB 6W - Compliance Status Notification Form.pdf
34 KB 6W - Compliance Status Notification Form.docx
Important Dates: Source Classification
  • Existing Source = constructed or reconstructed on or before 3/14/2008
  • New Source = constructed or reconstructed after 3/14/2008
Initial Notification
  • Existing source = 10/29/2008
  • New source = 10/29/08 or upon startup
Compliance Dates
  • Existing = 7/1/2010
  • New source = 7/1/2008 or upon startup
Compliance Status Notification
  • By compliance date
Compliance Report
  • Prepare and keep on-site
  • Submit with Deviations Report if deviations occur
  • January 31 of each year
    • Existing sources submit first report 1/31/2011
    • New sources submit 1/31 following startup

FAQs, Fact Sheets, and Rule Summaries:
(See attached file: 6W - EPA Summary 2009.pdf)
(See attached file: 6W - EPA Brochure.pdf)
(See attached file: 6W - EPA Q & A .pdf)

SizeFile Name
63 KB 6W - EPA Summary 2009.pdf
94 KB 6W - EPA Brochure.pdf
64 KB 6W - EPA Q & A .pdf
Presentations, Training and Articles: (See attached file: 6W - NDEQ News Release 07-2008.pdf)
SizeFile Name
28 KB 6W - NDEQ News Release 07-2008.pdf
Other Information and Resources: Iowa DNR Area Source NESHAP website [iowadnr.gov] - fact sheets and guidance

EPA's Area Source Rule Website [epa.gov] contains the federal register notices and guidance documents for many of the area source rules.

Notes:
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