Management of National Air Quality. Emission Standards Air Quality Standards Pollution Taxes Cost - Benefit Analysis Risk Standards . Air Pollution. Often disregarded as a health and safety issue.
1. Applies to new or modified sources constructed after March 19,1979.
2. Potential emissions of 100 tons/year of any single pollutant, or a combined total of 250 tons/year of all pollutants.
3. Best available control technology (BACT) applies to all sources covered.
4. In regions where ambient air quality standards are not being met, a new source is required to provide “Emission Offsets”.
The Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 are divided into 11 sections:
TITLE I - Attainment of National Ambient Air Quality Standards
TITLE II - Mobile Sources
TITLE III - Air Toxics
TITLE IV - Acid Deposition
TITLE V - Permit Provisions
TITLE VI - Ozone Depleting Chemicals
TITLE VII - Enforcement
TITLE VIII - Miscellaneous
TITLE IX - Clean Air Research
TITLE X - Disadvantaged Business Concerns
TITLE XI - Clean Air Employment Transition Assistance