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The U.S. EPA finalized 40 CFR 63, Subpart WWWWWW, Hazardous Air Pollutants: Area Source Standards for Plating and Polishing Operations, on July 1, 2008. It was amended on September 19, 2011.
Additionally, the Compliance Technical Assistance Program (CTAP) may be contacted at (800) 988-7901 for confidential assistance. A CTAP consultation request can be made as well.
This regulation affects emissions of Cadmium, Chromium, Lead, Manganese, and/or Nickel from any of the following operations:
* Subject only to applicable management practices, as practicable, as well as reporting and recordkeeping.
This regulation exempts the following operations:
Please note a business is exempt from this regulation if it has been determined to be a major source of hazardous air pollutants (HAP).
The following resources contain further information regarding control and management practices of specific operations.