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Air National Guard violated air pollution laws by failing to apply for a required New Source Review permit in 2001 before installing a paint spray booth and before buying four spray guns.
Since 2005, EPA has been focusing on improving compliance with the new source review provisions of the Clean Air Act among industries that have the potential to cause significant amounts of air pollution, including the cement manufacturing industry.
Alabama Power maintained that New Source Review permits are required only for construction projects that increase emissions.
New Source Review requires the installation of state-of-the-art pollution-control equipment whenever an air-polluting plant is built or when a "major modification" is made on an existing plant.
The thresholds for the New Source Review and Title V permitting programs would remain at current levels, which vary from 10 to 100 tons per year depending on the area in which the facility is located.
New Source Review requires facilities to follow the requirements of the Clean Air Act only when they expand, and not for projects that are considered routine maintenance.
New Source Review has a simple, appealing conceit--old, dirty power plants should eventually be forced to clean up and incorporate state-of-the-art pollution controls if they made modifications that would significantly increase emissions.
Clean air advocates, though, say that the line between gutting New Source Review and diminished public health is clear and direct.