February 28, 2012

EPA streamlines feed mill cyclone operating standards

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a direct final rule on December 23, 2011 to revise certain provisions of the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air pollutants for Prepared Feed Manufacturing. The direct final rule, which went into effect February 21, revised an earlier rule EPA finalised in 2010 that requires general housekeeping practices and sets efficiency standards for cyclones that operate on pellet mills.

The rule applies to facilities that produce more than 50 tons of feed per day and also add magnesium or chromium to their feed. The earlier 2010 regulation required facilities to formally certify that existing pellet mill cyclones were designed to reduce emissions of particulate matter by at least 95 percent. Read more ...

This blog is written by Martin Little, The Global Miller, published and supported by the GFMT Magazine and the International Milling Directory from Perendale Publishers. To get your copy of 'PPLAPP' click here.
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