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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Environmental Quality
Board
Air Pollution Control Board
chapter
Existing Stationary Sources [9 VAC 5 ‑ 40]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Action:
Emission Standards for Hospital/Medical/Infectious Waste Incinerators (Revision A03)
 
General Information
Action Summary The regulation applies to hospital/medical/infectious waste incinerators (HMIWIs), and includes emission limits for particulate matter, carbon monoxide, dioxins/furans, hydrogen chloride, sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, lead, cadmium, and mercury. Special HMIWI operator training and qualification requirements are included in order to assure proper facility operation and compliance with the emissions limitations; sources are also required to prepare overall waste management plans. Compliance, emissions testing, and monitoring requirements are delineated, as well as recordkeeping and reporting of such test results. Finally, specific compliance schedules are provided. References to state regulations have been replaced with references to federal regulations in order to ensure that the regulation is identical to the federal regulation. Language has also been added or revised in order to clarify the distinctions between federal and state requirements. Additionally, minor revisions have been made for clarity and consistency.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review.
Exempt Citation: Section 2.2-4006 A 3 of the Code of Virginia
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
Note This action is not intended to satisfy the requirement that an entire regulation be reviewed every 4 years.
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
2237 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/1/2003.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Karen G. Sabasteanski 
Address: Department of Environmental Quality
P.O. Box 10009
Richmond, VA 23240
Email Address: kgsabastea@deq.state.va.us
Phone: (804)698-4426    FAX: (804)698-4510    TDD: (804)698-4021