Tag Archives: Emissions

Increasing Prominence for a Previously Overlooked Permit

A Plant-wide Applicability Limit (PAL) is an annual emission limitation that allows facilities to be modified, changed or altered without first obtaining a New Source Review permit. A PAL permit eliminates the need for companies to create separate emissions caps and permitting processes for each piece of equipment or components within a plant. They are … Continue reading this entry

EPA Releases New Interpretation of "Project Emission Accounting"

U.S. EPA released a major new interpretation of “project emission accounting” under New Source Review.  Reversing the Obama EPA position, U.S. EPA will now allow facilities in determining whether a “project” will trigger New Source Review to account for both projected increases and decreases at the same time.  Key to this approach is determining what … Continue reading this entry