Air Toxics Notebook
Portland Cement Manufacturing -  Subpart LLL

Applicability: eCFR Subpart LLL [ecfr.gov]

This subpart applies to:
  1. Affected sources at portland cement plants.
Affected sources:
  1. Kilns:
    1. Includes alkali bypasses and inline coal mills;
    2. Does not include kilns that burn hazardous waste and are subject to NESHAP EEE;
  2. Clinker coolers;
  3. Raw mills;
  4. Finish mills;
  5. Raw material dryers;
  6. Open clinker storage piles;
  7. Major Sources only:
    1. Raw material, clinker, or finished product storage bins;
    2. Conveying system transfer points;
    3. Bagging and bulk loading/unloading systems.


Not subject to this subpart:
  1. Crushers;
  2. Onsite sources subject to standards for nonmetallic mineral processing plants in NSPS OOOO.
Rules apply to small, area sources? Yes
Known Sources in NDEQ Jurisdiction:

Facility ID

Name
Location
4129
Ash Grove
Louisville

Date of Original Final Rule: 6/14/99
Amendments Dates: 02/12/2013 - 78 FR 10006 - Final Rule
07/18/2012 - 77 FR 42368 - Proposed Rule
01/18/2011 - 76 FR 2832 - Direct final & proposal - clarification & correction
09/09/2010 - 75 FR 54970 - Final rule - standards for Hg, HCL, THC, & PM
12/20/2006 - 71 FR 76553 - Final rule
12/06/2002 - 67 FR 72580 - Final rule
07/05/2002 - 67 FR 44769 - Corrections
07/02/2002 - 67 FR 44371 - Final rule; partial withdrawal
04/05/2002 - 67 FR 16624 - Proposed rule; and final rule
State Regulations (Title 129): Title 129, Chapter 28, Section 001.42
Federal Regulations: 40 CFR 63.1340
Related Rules:

NSPS – 40 CFR Part 60

Subpart F – Portland Cement Plants
Subpart OOOO - Crude Oil and Natural Gas Production, Transmission, and Distribution
Regulations and Federal Registers:
eCFR Subpart LLL [ecfr.gov]

(See attached file: 3L - Fed. Reg. 2013-02-12 - Final Rule.pdf)

(See attached file: 3L - Fed. Reg. 2012-07-18 - Proposed Rule.pdf)

(See attached file: 3L - Fed. Reg. 2012-05-08 - Proposed Settlement Agreement.pdf)
The settlement agreement requires EPA to repropose the rule by 6/15/12, extend the compliance date for existing sources, and issue a final rule by 12/20/12.

(See attached file: 3L - Fed. Reg. 2011-05-17 - Reconsideration.pdf)

(See attached file: 3L - Fed. Reg. 2011-01-18 - Direct Final Rule.pdf)

(See attached file: 3L - Fed. Reg. 2010-09-09 - Final Rule.pdf)

(See attached file: 3L - Fed. Reg. 2009-03-06 - Proposed Rule.pdf)

(See attached file: 3L - Fed. Reg. 2006-12-20 - Final Rule.pdf)

(See attached file: 3L - Fed. Reg. 2002-04-05 - Direct Final Rule and Amendments.pdf)

(See attached file: 3L - Fed. Reg. 1999-06-14 - Final Rule.pdf)

SizeFile Name
772 KB 3L - Fed. Reg. 2013-02-12 - Final Rule.pdf
679 KB 3L - Fed. Reg. 2012-07-18 - Proposed Rule.pdf
204 KB 3L - Fed. Reg. 2012-05-08 - Proposed Settlement Agreement.pdf
210 KB 3L - Fed. Reg. 2011-05-17 - Reconsideration.pdf
75 KB 3L - Fed. Reg. 2011-01-18 - Direct Final Rule.pdf
1,262 KB 3L - Fed. Reg. 2010-09-09 - Final Rule.pdf
1,073 KB 3L - Fed. Reg. 2009-03-06 - Proposed Rule.pdf
330 KB 3L - Fed. Reg. 2006-12-20 - Final Rule.pdf
201 KB 3L - Fed. Reg. 2002-04-05 - Direct Final Rule and Amendments.pdf
852 KB 3L - Fed. Reg. 1999-06-14 - Final Rule.pdf
Forms:
Important Dates: Source Classification
  • Existing Source = commenced construction or reconstruction on or before May 6, 2009
  • New Source = commenced construction or reconstruction after May 6, 2009
Initial Notification
  • Existing Sources = Sep 9, 2015
    • Compliance date for open clinker pile requirements is Feb 12, 2014.
  • New Sources = Feb 12, 2013 or upon startup, whichever is later.
Notice of Intent to Test
  • 60 days prior to test
Compliance Status Notification
  • Required to test = 60 days after test
  • No test, but opacity or visible emissions observation required = 30 days after observation
Compliance Reports
  • Semiannual
  • 30 days following end of calendar half

FAQs, Fact Sheets, and Rule Summaries: Rule Flowchart - Texas CEQ [tceq.state.tx.us]

EPA's Subpart LLL Website [epa.gov] - contains federal register notices and technical information

Presentations, Training and Articles: (See attached file: 3L - EPA Training 2005 handouts.pdf)
SizeFile Name
7,555 KB 3L - EPA Training 2005 handouts.pdf
Other Information and Resources:
Notes:
Page Last Updated: 10/10/14