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Area Source Boiler Rule Webinars

This two-part webinar series provides an overview of the Area Source Boiler Rule issued by the U.S. EPA that goes into effect in 2014.

Webinar Series Overview

The Basics of the Area Source Rule (Webinar 1) provides an overview understanding for determining applicability of the rule to existing operational boilers. This Webinar was presented by the Kentucky Division for Air Quality and the Kentucky Division of Compliance Assistance. Topics presented include:

  • Overview of the regulation
  • Who oversees and assists
  • How to determine if a boiler is affected
  • Determining requirements
  • Overview of regulated emissions
  • Understanding requirements that apply
  • Alternatives
  • Compliance dates

A follow-up session (Webinar 2) presented the tune-up and energy assessment requirements that may apply to affected boilers. This Webinar was presented by the Kentucky Division of Compliance Assistance and the Kentucky Pollution Prevention Center (KPPC).  Topics covered included:

  • Overview of the Tune-up Requiremnts
  • Who is affected?
  • Is Tune-up required?
  • Exceptions - seasonal, limited, etc.
  • Tune-up Frequency
  • Tune-up Certification Requirements
  • Tune-up Documentation
  • Compliance Dates and Notifications

Learn more about who must comply with the new rule at EPA’s website: www.epa.gov/boilercompliance

Technical support for the production of these Webinars was provided by the Kentucky Pollution Prevention Center, J.B. Speed School of Engineering, University of Louisville.


Basics of the Area Source Boiler Rule

(Webinar 1)

Event Date: January 14, 2014

Duration Time: 55 minutes. Closed captioning provided.

Presenters:

John Eisiminger
KY Department for Environmental Protection
Division of Compliance Assistance (DCA)
KY Excel

Jim Eubank
KY Department for Environmental Protection
Division for Air Quality
Regulation Development

Jarrod Bell
Environmental Control Supervisor
KY Department for Environmental Protection
Division for Air Quality
Field Operations Branch

Recorded Webinar:

 

Additional Information:  

  • Area Source Boiler Rule Presentation [PDF, 367 KB] - This presentation, developed by the Kentucky Division for Air Quality, covers the basics of the Area Source Boiler Rule.
  • Area Source Boiler Rule Resources - Resources and links for facilities that are subject to the new Area Source Boiler Rule provided by the Kentucky Division of Compliance Assistance.

 


Tune-up and Energy Assessment Requirements

(Webinar 2)

Event Date: January 16, 2014

Duration Time: 29 minutes. Closed captioning provided.

Presenters:

John Eisiminger
KY Department for Environmental Protection
Division of Compliance Assistance (DCA)
KY Excel

Bruce Hepke
Sustainability Engineer, Senior
KPPC
J.B. Speed School of Engineering
University of Louisville

 Recorded Webinar:

 


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