||eCFR Subpart O [ecfr.gov]
This subpart applies to:
- Sterilization sources that use ethylene oxide in sterilization or fumigation operations.
Not subject to this subpart:
- Beehive fumigators;
- Research or laboratory facilities as defined in Section 112(c)(7) of Title III of the Clean Air Act Amendment of 1990;
- Ethylene oxide sterilization operations at hospitals, doctors offices, clinics, or other facilities whose primary purpose is to provide medical services to humans or animals;
- Sterilization sources using less than 1 ton of ethylene oxide within any 12-month consecutive period are not subject to emission standards, however other subpart requirements still apply.
|Rules apply to small, area sources?
|Known Sources in NDEQ Jurisdiction:
|Date of Original Final Rule:
||12/19/2005 - Final Rule (Title V operating permit deferrals for area sources)
11/02/2001 - Amendments to chamber exhaust vent requirements
12/14/1999 - Title V operating permit deferral
06/03/1996 - Title V operating permit deferral
|State Regulations (Title 129):
||Title 129, Chapter 28, Section 001.24. Sources are also responsible for ensuring they are in compliance with current federal requirements found for this subpart in the CFR.
||40 CFR 63.360
||Subpart WWWWW - Hospitals Ethylene Oxide Sterilizers
|Regulations and Federal Registers:
|eCFR Subpart O [ecfr.gov]
(See attached file: 1O - Fed. Reg. 2005-12-19 - Final Rule.pdf)
(See attached file: 1O - Fed. Reg. 2001-11-02 - Final Rule; amendments.pdf)
|FAQs, Fact Sheets, and Rule Summaries:
||(See attached file: 1O - EPA Guide 2004.pdf)
Texas CEQ - Rule Flowchart [tceq.texas.gov]
EPA's Subpart O Website [epa.gov] - Contains federal register notices and implementation tools
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