EPA issues revised emission factors for flares and other refinery process units
from The National Law Review
On April 20, EPA issued new and revised emission factors for flares and certain other refinery process units. The final action addressed: (1) VOC and CO emission factors for flares; (2) emission factors for NOX, total hydrocarbons (THC) and CO for sulfur recovery units; (3) a THC emission factor for catalytic reforming units; (4) a NOX emission factor for hydrogen plants; and (5) a hydrogen cyanide emission factor for fluid catalytic cracking units. The agency also updated the Refinery Emissions Estimation Protocol that was used for the 2011 Refinery Information Collection Request.
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