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What does MACT stand for?

MACT stands for Maximum Achievable Control Technology

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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is required to review the Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) standards eight years after they were promulgated to see if the rules need to be made more stringent.
The EPA decision means that EGBE will no longer be subject to the CAA's maximum achievable control technology requirements or its residual risk and other requirements.
During the three full days of the conference, officials said sessions are scheduled to cover such air quality issues as the implications of proposed new multi-emission strategies and legislation; EPA's utility enforcement initiatives and New Source Review (NSR) rules; particulates, visibility and regional haze rules; the Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) and permitting; continuous emission monitors(CEMs); and the cost of mercury control, control technologies and the Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) standard.
A draft Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) rule developed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments was published in the Federal Register in October, followed by a 90-day comment period.
Of specific interest to municipalities, the controversial "riders" would bar EPA from continued implementation and enforcement of major provisions of several environmental statutes including the stormwater (specifically supported by NLC), combined sewer overflow, sanitary sewer overflow, wetlands, new point, source discharge standards, and nonpoint source provisions of the Clean Water Act, regulation of arsenic and radon (also supported by NLC) under the Safe Drinking Water Act, and the automobile inspection/maintenance program and the Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) standards of the Clean Air Act.