40 CFR 98.270 - Definition of source category.

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§ 98.270 Definition of source category.

(a) The pulp and paper manufacturing source category consists of facilities that produce market pulp (i.e., stand-alone pulp facilities), manufacture pulp and paper (i.e., integrated facilities), produce paper products from purchased pulp, produce secondary fiber from recycled paper, convert paper into paperboard products (e.g., containers), or operate coating and laminating processes.

(b) The emission units for which GHG emissions must be reported are listed in paragraphs (b)(1) through (b)(5) of this section:

(1) Chemical recovery furnaces at kraft and soda mills (including recovery furnaces that burn spent pulping liquor produced by both the kraft and semichemical process).

(2) Chemical recovery combustion units at sulfite facilities.

(3) Chemical recovery combustion units at stand-alone semichemical facilities.

(4) Pulp mill lime kilns at kraft and soda facilities.

(5) Systems for adding makeup chemicals (CaCO3, Na2CO3) in the chemical recovery areas of chemical pulp mills.

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Title 40 published on 2015-08-22

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 40 CFR Part 98 after this date.

  • 2016-12-09; vol. 81 # 237 - Friday, December 9, 2016
    1. 81 FR 89188 - 2015 Revisions and Confidentiality Determinations for Data Elements Under the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule
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      This rule is effective on January 1, 2017, except for amendatory instructions 3, 5, 6, 8, 10 through 25, 31 through 34, 36, 38 through 44, 46 through 50, 55 through 61, 63, 64, and 69 through 92, which are effective on January 1, 2018; and amendatory instructions 35, 37, 45, 51 through 54, which are effective on January 1, 2019. The incorporation by reference of certain publications listed in 40 CFR 98.7(l) and 40 CFR 98.324 is approved by the Director of the Federal Register as of January 1, 2017. The incorporation by reference of certain publications listed in 40 CFR 98.7(e), 40 CFR 98.34, and 40 CFR 98.36 is approved by the Director of the Federal Register as of January 1, 2018.
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